Spirited Strings helps support three WELS-related missions. Here are brief descriptions of them, as well as links to where you can find more information.
Branch Lutheran Schools of Haiti
Branch Schools funds three Lutheran elementary schools based in orphanages in the Port-au-Prince area, one Lutheran middle school in Pilate, one preschool and kindergarten in Les Palmes, and one preschool and kindergarten in Cap-Haitien. These schools provide education to orphans and other underserved children in Haiti. Branch Schools currently serves over 1,000 students.
Vulnerable Children's Foundation in Africa
The mission of The Edgar H. and Meta A. Hoenecke Vulnerable Children’s Foundation Inc. is to fund the construction and operation of schools owned and operated by congregations of the Lutheran Church of Central Africa (LCCA). The Foundation seeks to place vulnerable children of Zambia into a Christian educational setting while they are young to educate them for productive lives on earth and share with them the saving message of Jesus Christ for eternity.
School and Children's Homes in India
Five pastors of our sister church body run children’s homes for underprivileged children out of their own homes. These children’s homes provide up to 20-25 children with food, lodging,
and an opportunity to hear God’s word daily.
A Lutheran grade school offers free education in Telugu and English to around 200 students, most of whom come from poor families,