I didn’t always like the food. I wasn’t always clean or comfortable. One of my team members snored. But you know what? It was okay. It was better than okay—it was fantastic.
To be eligible for the Mercy Medical Team scholarships, a student must be enrolled in a health-related program at a Concordia University System school.
The $3,000 scholarship in memory of Carrie Collins will enable a nursing student to serve on a Mercy Medical Team in 2015.
An LCMS Mercy Medical Team brings care and mercy to the suffering in East Africa.
Maggie Karner, Director of the LCMS Life and Health Ministries, talks about the need for volunteers for the Mercy Medical Teams in 2014. She discusses service opportunities for medical professionals and laity overseas in this program. The geographical areas of service and how the program assists LCMS missionaries and partner churches on the field were also explained.
Volunteers are needed to staff five Mercy Medical Teams that will serve in Madagascar, the Dominican Republic, Kenya and Kyrgyzstan in 2014.