Roswell, GA—On Saturday, October 6, Cross of Life Lutheran Church in Roswell will host its third annual dinner fundraising event "Language of Love" to benefit its missions in Africa, The Philippines and India. The evening’s events will include food from around the world, multi-cultural entertainment, and silent and live auctions. The community is welcome at no charge however, reservation is required.
Funds raised by the auctions will be donated to several of the church’s charitable causes, including:
· Malawi Mission in Southeast Africa—For the purchase of bicycles to provide much-needed transportation for the area’s pastors, as well as sewing machines to help the women improve their livelihood;
· Galing Foundation in Mindanao, The Philippines—A 7 year old organization dedicated to covering the high costs of shipping new and gently used books and school supplies for the education of the region’s over 3,000 children; Padhar Mission School in central India—To contribute to students’ tuition, as well as to assist with the costs of operating and maintaining the school, which opened in 1903 and has over 30,000 graduates.
The evening will begin with the silent auction, during which refreshments will be served, followed by a welcome message that will include blessings in various languages; Hindi, Filipino, Blaan, Chichewa, Korean, German, Spanish and English. Dinner will feature dishes from far and wide. “Attendees will be treated to song and dance by a number of professional musicians,” said Janine Dismer, Social Concerns committee chair from Cross of Life.
“Language of Love” will be held Saturday, October 6 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the church, which is located at 1000 Hembree Road in Roswell, just ¼ mile west of Highway 9/Alpharetta Highway. For more information and for reservation, call Susan at the church office at 770-475-9159 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org