Alaska Mission for Christ: Each summer a group of members from surrounding churches head up to villages in Alaska to teach the kids all about Jesus. They incorporate a Vacation Bible School format with games, lessons, crafts and more!
First Lutheran Church is currently supporting Hayden Rensner in Czech Republic. through Together in Missions.
Hayden Rensner serves the Lord through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) in the Czech Republic. In this role, Hayden tutors students from the Luther Academy in Riga, Latvia, in English and works with the Silesian Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession and their mission organization, EC M.I.S.E. (which translated into English means Evangelization Center Mobilization, Integration, Fellowship, Evangelizing), to provide outreach opportunities in English in the Czech Republic. During the summer months, she also helps coordinate summer volunteer opportunities throughout the Eurasia region.
Hayden is from Effingham, Ill., where she grew up at Faith Lutheran Church in Shumway, Ill. She now attends Faith Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, S.D., where her father serves as pastor. Hayden attended Concordia University, Nebraska, Seward, Neb., where she triple majored in theology, world and intercultural studies, and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). Between 2018 and 2019, she participated in three international mission trips, including two LCMS Mercy Medical Team trips to Sierra Leone. In addition, Hayden led a women’s Bible study during college and raised support for the university’s student scholarship fund. In her free time, she enjoys reading, listening to music, spending time with family and friends, playing the ukulele, and juggling.
Pray for Hayden as she serves in the Czech Republic. Ask God to be with her as she adjusts to life there and forms relationships with the people she serves. Pray that God would open ears and hearts in the Czech Republic and throughout the region, that more people would hear the Gospel and that the faith of current believers would become even stronger. Give thanks to God for Hayden and all the missionaries who serve His people in the Eurasia region.
For more information on how to support Hayden go to: Hayden Rensner