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Called, gathered and sent

Feb 22, 2017

 

"I’m everything personally that most people don’t expect in pastors," said Nicolette Faison. "You see me walking down the street with tattoos, nose ring, my hair—no one is expecting me to say, ‘Oh, yeah, I work in the Lutheran church,’ much less be a missionary."

 

A student at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, Faison’s one-year call is learning how to be a pastor with the United Evangelical Lutheran Church of Argentina and Uruguay as her mentor. She gives back to the church as an intern with the San Lucas congregation in suburban Buenos Aires, and is one of four who serve in global companion churches through the ELCA’s Horizon International Internship program.

 

Read the full article about missionaries, including MNYS Candidate Nicolette Faison, from Living Lutheran