Shara Osiro

Serving the Lord in Eastern and Southern Africa



Shara Osiro serves the Lord through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) in Eastern and Southern Africa, based in Kenya. As the communication specialist for Eastern and Southern Africa, she helps to share the story of what God is doing through LCMS personnel and partner churches in this part of Africa. Shara helps to generate professional, relevant, useable media from the Africa field to be used by LCMS missionaries, the LCMS Office of International Mission, LCMS Mission Advancement, the LCMS Communications Department and partner churches. Another facet of her work is taking photographs and putting together videos of the mission work that takes place in her area.

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, traveling and working with kids. Her husband Michael is Kenyan and works as a software engineer.


Pray for Shara and Michael as they serve in Eastern and Southern Africa. Pray God grants them continued strength and wisdom to serve Him and to develop and nurture strong relationships with the local people. Ask God to help them be strong Christian witnesses to many people. Ask the Lord to keep Shara and Michael in good health so that they may serve to their fullest capacity. Let us thank God that Shara and Michael are serving His children in this part of the world.

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  • Birthdays:
    • Shara - Feb. 4
    • Michael - March 28
  • Wedding Anniversary: Feb. 11
  • Home District: Pacific Southwest

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