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Facts about the Coronavirus/Covid-19 in International Sign

March 4, 2020 | Latest News

We at Mill Neck Family of Organizations care about our students, individuals we serve, families, staff members and our communities. We want you to have access to the Facts on Coronavirus or COVID-19. We are using the message sent out by UNICEF in ASL and International Sign. Please share.

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Facts about the Coronavirus/Covid-19 in American Sign Language

Facts about the Coronavirus/Covid-19 in American Sign Language (ASL)

March 3, 2020 | Latest News

We at Mill Neck Family of Organizations care about our students, individuals we serve, families, staff members and our communities. We want you to have access to the Facts on Coronavirus or COVID-19. We are using the message sent out by UNICEF in ASL and International Sign. Please share.

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LCMS Conference in Taiwan

January 9, 2020 | Latest News

Lutheran Friends  of the Deaf is about making the Word of God accessible to Deaf people wherever they might be and in wherever language they prefer. Recently the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod missionaries in Asia had a conference in Taiwan about forgiveness and reconciliation in Jesus Christ. Missionary family David and Barbara Bush who serve in…

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Hands of Outreach. Mooresville church offers new Deaf ministry

January 2, 2020 | Latest News

Diana Turpen attended the Church Interpreter Training Institute this past June in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. She added new skills that she had learned at CITI to her Sunday morning interpreting for the Deaf people who attend her church in Illinois. CITI is a ministry of Lutheran Friends of the Deaf and Concordia Theological Seminary in…

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LFD Deaconess on LCMS Radio Program

February 28, 2019 | Latest News

Our very own Deaconess Heidi Sias had the honor of being interviewed by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s KFUO radio station last week about LFD’s resources and about Deaf ministry. They even arranged for a transcript to be provided of the interview. Thanks to Sarah & Andy, hosts of The Coffee Hour, for inviting LFD to…

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LFD Partners with Trinity Hicksville

September 25, 2018 | Latest News

Lutheran Friends of the Deaf has exciting news! Lutheran Friends of the Deaf is partnering with Trinity Lutheran Church in Hicksville, NY to begin weekly interpreted worship services for Deaf individuals. Interpreted worship services will begin on Sunday October 14, 2018, at the 10:45 am service. The Reverend John Hopkins is the pastor of the…

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LFD Visits an Old Friend

August 16, 2018 | Latest News

In June the Rev. Tom Dunseth of LFD traveled to visit the 2018 convention of the the Eastern District Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. During the convention, Rev. Dunseth paid a visit to the Rev. Dr. Louis Jasper. For those long time friends and supporters of Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf, you will remember Rev….

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LFD Visits Ethiopia for Gospel Translation

December 11, 2017 | Latest News

LFD is working in Ethiopia with the Ethiopia Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY), one of LFD’s Lutheran Church partners, to train teachers and interpreters who serve the Deaf Schools in Ethiopia to translate God’s Word into American Sign Language. EECMY affiliate, Mr. Belachew Ensermu, who has many years of experience in project development and implementation,…

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LFD’s Bible Story Books to be Translated to Spanish

December 11, 2017 | Latest News

Lutheran Friends of the Deaf (LFD)—the founding member of the Mill Neck Family of organizations, dedicated to bringing the Word of God to the Deaf community through Sign Language translation—wants to make it possible for Deaf children and adults to have access to God’s Word. Holding true to this mission, LFD has created Bible Story…

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LFD Extends Call to Deaconess Intern to Serve as Commissioned Deaconess

October 10, 2017 | Latest News

Lutheran Friends of the Deaf extended a call to Deaconess Heidi Sias, who is LFD’s former deaconess-intern. The Diploma of Vocation calls Sias to officially serve as a commissioned deaconess for Lutheran Friends of the Deaf of the Mill Neck Family of Organizations in Mill Neck, N.Y., where she will continue to work on the…

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