Every Tuesday, from 01/09/2018 to 02/06/2018, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesdays with Emmanuel
$10 for individual lecture
$40 for entire series of 5 lectures
To purchase tickets please call the church office at (239) 261-0894 or email us at
“Delivering Human Services to People in Need”
Speaker: Samuel M. Sipes,
Chief Executive Officer Lutheran Services of Florida
Lutheran Services Florida, which is based in Tampa, was established in 1982 to assist in refugee resettlement in Southeast and Central Florida. Today, LSF has 1,300 employees who oversee more than 60 Programs including Refugee and Immigration, Guardianship Service, Youth Shelters, Head Start, Counseling Services, Disaster Response, Sexual Abuse Treatment, Teen Court, Ryan White AIDS, Welfare, Foster Care and Adoptions, Charter Schools, and Substance Abuse and Mental Health.
“Missions: From Paternalism to Partnership”
Jack Van Der Ploeg, Board Member
Partners Worldwide is a global Christian network that uses business as the way to help end poverty. Since 1997, Partners Worldwide has helped thousands of individuals and families out of poverty through a global network of Christian business organizations which serve over 80,000 small businesses in 27 countries. Partners’ Strategic Plan includes (a) Relationship Mentoring, (b) Biblically-based Small Business Training, (c) Access to Financial Capital, and (d) Advocacy.
“The Blessing of Clean, Safe Water”
Speaker: Dick Moeller, Founder Water to Thrive
Water to Thrive is a
“ECHO - Fighting World Hunger Through Biblical Principles”
Speaker: Jo Dee Hanssen,
Development Officer ECHO - Educational Concern for Hunger Organization
ECHO is a global Christian organization honoring God by empowering the undernourished with sustainable hunger solutions. For over 36 years, ECHO has been helping thousands of missionaries, development workers and organizations around the world to better access vital information and other resources needed to improve food production for
“Let My Heart Be Broken”
Speaker: Marilee Pierce Dunker,
Ambassador and Daughter of Founder of World Vision
World Vision is an international partnership of Christians whose mission is to follow our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation, seek justice, and bear witness to the good news of the Kingdom of God. The work of World Vision is to “pull up the roots of poverty and plant the seeds of change.” During 2016, World Vision helped over 15.4 million disaster survivors and refugees; transformed the lives of 4 million sponsored kids; impacted 1.7 million jobs; and brought clean water to 4.6 million people.
Marilee Pierce Dunker is a traveling ambassador for World Vision and the author of four books including “The Audacity of Faith”, which focuses on the many partnerships her father, the founder of World Vision, had with missionaries and churches around the world, laying the foundation for the World Vision we know today.