I've been volunteering (teaching ESL) with POBLO since it began here in Rochester. I didn't feel very 'qualified' for this since I'm not a trained teacher, but I do love language and, being a 'native speaker' of English...Read More
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Engaged in Mission Blog
Hi, I'm Paula Muth, and I'm a recently retired technical writer from IBM. I was intrigued when I heard about the possibility of teaching English to immigrants through the POBLO ministry. It was a leap of faith to volunteer to teach immigrants...Read More
The following update, from John and Mariam Gayad, POBLO (People of the Book Lutheran Outreach) missionaries in Rochester, Minnesota, depicts what can happen when Minnesota South District pastors and congregations partner together with missionaries and mission agencies in order to spread the Gospel among new people groups...
The man with the giant zucchini squash on his desk is Mesgana Morris. Mesgana bought that squash at a roadside vegetable stand because it was unique and different and stood out from all the other zucchinis...Read More