The Lutheran Church of Nigeria held a deaconess conference with the LCMS on the theme, “Deaconesses in Mission.” Approximately 200 women attended.

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The women were very eager to join the conference.

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Deaconess Grace Rao spoke about the role of women in the church.

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Dr. Collver reflected on the Lutheran Church of Nigeria’s Theme, “Christ Lives in Me,” and used the Gospel of Mark to describe the Christ that lives in you, while tying it to mercy works.

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Dr. David Erber assisted with the conference.

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Nigeria in the rainy season.