Lanessa

Lanessa Lehr

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.My favorite Bible verse is Philippians 4:13; This verse reminds me God is always with me, whether in worship or my day to day life.  I have been involved in the music ministry of River of Life since 1983. At an early age I enjoyed playing the piano and singing in the children’s choir. At Benson High School I sang in choir and was a percussionist in the band. It was then I began to play the organ, playing for services and accompanying the adult choir. Presently I lead music for…

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Tonya Waite

Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the word of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain. 1 Corinthians 15:58 This verse reminds me that growing the Kingdom of God is not always pretty, easy, or joyfully accepted. but I do it anyway because it is what I am called to do. I have served as the custodian at River of Life since 2016 and secretary since 2017. I have also been active in youth ministry and have served as a member and Omaha North Zone President of Lutheran Women Missionary…

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Joseph Haggas

Joseph Haggas

Psalm 84:10 (ESV); For a day in your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness. My life has a long history of being troubled with alcoholism, drug addiction and criminal activity. Upon being released from jail, I could be found on the streets looking for drugs and trouble. I was looking for something that would leave me feeling accomplished and satisfied. I would often find myself exhausted and worn thin in the world. The last time I was incarcerated I was…

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