Missionaries Mark & Linda Jacobson to visit Spring Grove
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 8:12 AM
On Wednesday, June 19, Dr. Mark and Linda Jacobson, ELCA missionaries that are supported in part by Trinity Lutheran Church of Spring Grove, will visit Trinity at 5 p.m. A light supper will follow at 6 p.m.
The medical missionaries minister in Arusha, Tanzania, and will talk about their 30 years of work in a clinic and hospital there.
Their widely recognized work includes training of medical staff and building clinics and hospitals as well as the many important community-based public health initiatives they have helped developed, especially with hospice and HIV-AIDS care.
Their work with women who have pregnancy-related medical issues has been life changing for many, as well as their orthopedic work with children.
A free-will offering will be taken that evening. Anyone wishing to donate and unable to attend can contact the church office at (507) 498-5291.