Lutherans in the Holy Land: A Steadfast Faith

A presentation by ELCA missionary Rev. Carrie Smith

Thursday 28 July 2016, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Christ Lutheran Church
425 Riverside Rd., Belvidere


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Rev. Carrie Smith is an ELCA missionary serving in Jerusalem. Prior to joining Global Mission, she served as pastor of Capron Lutheran Church (Capron) and Bethany Lutheran Church (Crystal Lake).

Since August 2014 she has served as pastor of the English-speaking congregation at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Jerusalem and Special Assistant to Bishop Munib Younan (Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land and President of the Lutheran World Federation).

This summer she is visiting sponsoring congregations in the U.S. to share news of the situation for Christians in the Holy Land. Carrie is married to Rev. Dr. Robert Smith (Academic Director of the Univ. of Notre Dame’s Jerusalem Global Gateway) and they have two sons Caleb (17) and Zion (15).

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