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Thank you for your interest in the ministries of Garuna. Garuna shares the Good News of Jesus in Southeast Asia.  If you have any questions or would like to participate in this ministry, please contact Garuna at:  info@garuna.org.

Garuna's Mission

Garuna's Biblical Basis

Garuna's Biblical Basis

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The mission of the Garuna Foundation is to support and encourage the proclamation of the grace, mercy and compassion (garuna) of Jesus Christ to the peoples of Thailand, Cambodia and surrounding countries.

Garuna's Biblical Basis

Garuna's Biblical Basis

Garuna's Biblical Basis

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"The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into His harvest field. " 

Matthew 9:37-38 (NIV)

Garuna's Target Area

Garuna's Biblical Basis

Garuna's Target Area

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The Garuna Foundation focuses its ministry in Southeast Asia.  Over 500 million people live in this region, with only 2% of the population who know Jesus as Savior.

Garuna's Strategic Mission Emphases

Garuna's USA Based Staff

Chairman

LISA Director of Operations

LISA Director of Operations

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Rev. Dr. Jeff Ehlers

LISA Director of Operations

LISA Director of Operations

LISA Director of Operations

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Rev. Dr. Mark Schroeder

Director of Education

LISA Director of Operations

Sponsorship Coordinator

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Cheryl Ehlers


Sponsorship Coordinator

Sponsorship Coordinator

Sponsorship Coordinator

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Tamie Worthington


Finances

Sponsorship Coordinator

Finances

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Wendy Welfelt


Meet Garuna's Board of Directors

     Rev. Dr. Jeff Ehlers, Chairman           
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. Norman Sell, Vice-Chairman  

Mequon, WI


Dr. Dave Hemker, Treasurer

San Jose, CA


Mr. David Worthington, Secretary   
Tyrone, GA
 

​Mr. T. Scott Falk

Vista, CA


Rev. Dr. Gerhard Michael, Jr.

     Cumming, GA      


Mr. Warren Puck

Manning, IA

From the Chairman

Dear Friends in Christ,


Thank you very much for your interest in The Garuna Foundation.  Garuna is blessed to be active in mission outreach in partnership with indigenous Lutheran Churches in Southeast Asia.  


The reason for my personal interest in Southeast Asia is that my family and I were privileged to serve there as missionaries with the LCMS for nearly eight (8) years.  


We are very thankful to see the growth of His Church in that region by God's grace (garuna) and by the power of His Word.


The Garuna Foundation was formed in August of 2001 with the express goal of helping the emerging Lutheran Churches in the region with their pastoral training, with their national Church development, and with children's ministry. 


Sincerely in Christ,​

Rev. Jeff Ehlers

Garuna Newsletters

Garuna's 2020 Easter Newsletter (pdf)

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Garuna's Christmas 2019 Newsletter (pdf)

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Garuna's Summer 2019 Newsletter (pdf)

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Garuna's Easter 2019 Newsletter (pdf)

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Garuna Videos

Visit Garuna's YouTube Page: 


 https://www.youtube.com/user/GarunaFoundation