June 19 Buchenwald There is a massive difference between hearing and reading about something and actually setting foot and seeing it for yourself. The power behind the horrors of the holocaust and concentration camps is tenfold compared to the Holocaust and World War II museums I have visited in America. The only evidence of the
June 16 – Today’s travel notes provided by Justin Walker and Bridie Ryan. Photos by Larry Ryan & Tally Kaefer.
Odyssey to Germany Underway for 15 Youth, Four Adult Leaders This morning at around 10:30 a.m. the group traveling on the “Odyssey to Germany” departed for the airport in a number of vehicles driven by leaders and parents. A Blessing and Sending of Odyssey Senior Youth took place for the travelers yesterday during Messiah’s Worship
Update: Jan 21 Messiah Lutheran will be giving all un-designated offerings during the Messiah’s 2016 Mid-week Lenten Services to the fund the construction of a kitchen for the Benito Montoya School (described in this post) as part of the “Feed the Need:Let’s End Hunger Together” campaign. This past November, Messiah members Bill and Marcie Emerson
Our last day before returning to Istanbul was a lot of driving and two interesting stops: Pergamon and Troy. The Acropolis is usually associated with Athens, Greece, but Pergamon also has a’high city’ where the ruling class lived on a mountaintop above the common people. This is the Pergamon which