Britt Odemba

Serving the Lord in Kenya


 

Bio

Britt Odemba serves the Lord through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) as a missionary in Kenya. Britt works with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kenya (ELCK) as an educational consultant. She has served primarily with Springs of Life Lutheran Church in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya, where she helped restore their school, Karama Academy. During her time in this role, she facilitated growth in the school’s enrollment and assisted in its budget process, hiring of new staff and staff trainings.

Britt is now transitioning to a new position as assistant to the local Project 24 director. Project 24 is a children’s boarding facility program initiated by the LCMS and the ELCK. A child sponsorship program named Christ’s Care for Children: Kenya has stemmed from the Project 24 program, and Britt now oversees this sponsorship program in Kenya. She gathers all of the children’s information and photos in order to create profiles for each child. These profiles are then shared with their donors. Britt looks forward to the continued expansion of this program.

Britt is from Palo Alto, Calif., and she has a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Concordia University, Irvine, Calif. Before heading to the mission field, she served as a preschool teacher and director at Christ Lutheran Church & School in Costa Mesa, Calif. God prepared Britt for her work in Africa through four short-term mission trips, three of which were in Kenya. During these trips, Britt helped at a rescue center, led vacation Bible school and taught health and hygiene classes. Britt’s hobbies include reading, hiking and spending time with her husband Micah and their children Rael and Silas.

Prayers

Pray for Britt as she continues to serve in Kenya. Ask God to guide her and Micah as they raise Rael and Silas in the Christian faith. Pray for the Christ’s Care for Children: Kenya program and that the children may continue to grow in their faith. Pray that God continues to bless the efforts of the staff at Karama Academy. Pray for the students and school families as they learn more about God and His love for them.

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Special Dates

Birthdays:

  • Britt - Aug. 4
  • Micah - June 16
  • Rael - Feb. 16
  • Silas - May 5

 

 

Wedding Anniversary:

  • April 11

 

 

Home District:

  •   Pacific Southwest

 

 


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