Mission Work

Big Changes, Big ChallengesBy Sarah Lichty, Director of Mission In 2019, Zumbro Lutheran Church committed to hiring a Director of Mission (that’s me) as Open Table sought to expand to another night. August we expanded our service to include a Wednesday night meal at the Salvation Army at least twice a month. We hired out …

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Open Table On the Move by Sarah Lichty, Director of MissionThe truck meant we could add more than one stop. We maintained our commitment to the guests we met at Parkside Park and Oak Terrace Trailer Park. Many of the guests there were integral in helping us set up each week, eager to help and …

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It is hard to believe that 5 years ago, July 2015 Open Table set up a tent at Parkside Park off Marion Road and started serving free burritos to any and all who asked. The truck was still a dream back then, but that didn’t stop our founding leadership team, Pastor Lisa, Jan Vetter, Kirsten …

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Left to Right: Paul Julsrud, Jennie Wilson, Pat Julsrud, Tim Melin, Pastor Vern Christopherson, Sharryn Melin The Zumbro team has finished their week and work at Rocky Boy. Some are now off hiking in the mountains while others have returned safely home. Enjoy the following reflection from Zumbro member Sharryn Melin. Thank you, Team Zumbro, …

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