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Sunday, January 15, 2012

Dedication of Concordia Theological Seminary of Haiti in Leogane

Haitian and LCMS Delegates at Seminary Delegation
In Leogane, Haiti, the Concordia Theological Seminary of Haiti was dedicated on Saturday, 14 January 2012. Present were leaders from the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Haiti (ELCH), a partner of the LCMS, and delegates from The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. Pictured (left to right): President Marky Kessa, Pastor Marckenson, Pastor Isaac Jacquet, Pastor Eliona Bernard, Dr. Collver, Darrel Howanitz, Rev. Glenn Merritt, Carlos Hernandez, Pastor Daniel Paul, Dr. Edward Grimenstein, Pastor Thomas Bernard, Pastor Walter Ries, Jr., Pastor Ted Krey, Rev. Dr. Willy Gaspar, Dr. Author Just.

Rev. Glenn Merritt, Dr. Author Just, Dr. Albert Collver, Rev. Dr. Willy Gaspar
Rev. Glenn Merritt, Director of LCMS Disaster Response, represents the Office of International Mission and worked diligently on the Lutheran Villages in Haiti as well as the development of the seminary building. Dr. Arthur Just, Professor at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, traveled to Haiti along with Dr. Timothy Quill after the earthquake to help revise the Haitian seminary curriculum. Dr. Albert Collver, Director of Church Relations, represented the President's Office at the dedication. Rev. Dr. Willy Gaspar, served as project manager for the work done in Haiti.


A short video for the dedication of the seminary.


* The internet connection is very slow... will post more when possible.

-- Rev. Dr. Albert B. Collver, Director of Church Relations
Posted from Jacmal, Haiti, on 15 January 2012

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