The Summer 2010 issue of the Hand in Hand newsletter offers ELCA Missionary Sponsorship “information and inspiration.” The newsletter, along with related bulletin inserts, are available online at www.elca.org/handinhand. On the front side of this Pentecost issue, find
**“What love the lord has for me!” A Pentecost story is offered by Jim Noss, a retired ELCA missionary who served in Cameroon for 35 years with his wife, Karen.
**Seven suggestions to help when your YAGM returns home is a must read for friends and family of the Young Adults in Global Mission who will complete their year of global mission volunteer service this summer. The writer, the Rev. Andrea Roske-Metcalfe, speaks from experience; a former YAGM and current ELCA missionary, Pr. Andrea serves as the country coordinator for the Young Adults in Global Mission Program in Mexico. Visit www.elca.org/yagm to learn more and check out the flip side of this issue to see a group picture of the YAGM Class of 2009-2010.
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