Shara Osiro,

Serving the Lord in Eastern and Southern Africa



Shara Osiro

Shara Osiro serves the Lord through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) as a missionary in Eastern and Southern Africa, based in Kenya. Shara serves as the area volunteer coordinator for Eastern and Southern Africa. She works closely with other LCMS missionaries and ministry teams to develop and maintain relationships with local church partners. Shara connects the LCMS and its local partners to provide short-term volunteer missionaries and short-term mission teams in the countries of these two African regions. She supervises, supports and coordinates these short-term efforts. As needed, Shara also gives support and supervises GEO missionaries and assists other leadership (LCMS and local African).

Shara was born in St. Vincent, in the West Indies, and graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree in biology. Her home congregation is Christ Lutheran Church in Phoenix, Ariz. Shara has previously served on short-term mission trips to Uganda, Rwanda, Mexico and Peru. She also served with the LCMS for two years in South Africa. She enjoys going to the movies, reading and working with kids. 


Please pray for Shara as she serves in Eastern and Southern Africa. Pray God grants her continued strength and wisdom to serve Him and to develop strong relationships with the local people. Ask God to help her be a strong Christian witness to many people. Ask the Lord to keep Shara in good health, so that she may serve to her fullest capacity. Let us thank God that Shara is serving His children in this part of the world.

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Learn more

  • Shara was interviewed on Worldwide KFUO's Faith & Family program about the work she is doing in Eastern and Southern Africa. Take a listen to her interview, which aired on December 15, 2016.
  • Learn more about the wonderful work God is doing through Shara in Kenya on her blog.
  • Watch this video Shara made and hear her share more about the work she is doing in Africa.
  • Learn more about the work being done in Kenya and the Africa region.

Special Dates


  • Feb. 4

Wedding Anniversary:

  • Feb. 11



Home District:
  •   Pacific Southwest



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