This weekend, a Sioux Falls church is celebrating by reflecting on past victories and looking forward to future mission opportunities.
Mission Fest at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls highlighted the success of their outreach mission campaign that is now five years strong. Since 2009 the church's congregation has given over $300,000 to outreach organizations here at home and around the world.
“The outreach of this congregation like a healing river really brings amazing hope and empowerment to people around the world,” said Reverend Natanael Lizarazo, Associate Pastor of outreach at First Lutheran.
The church works with four organizations in the city including the Saint Francis House and habitat for humanity. Around the world First Lutheran has outreaches in several countries in Africa and South America.