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Guest Preacher: Rev. Dale Kaster - LCMS Missionary to the Czech Republic

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Rev. Dale and Suzanne Kaster serve the Lord as missionaries through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) in Prague, Czech Republic. In this role, Dale trains men to be pastors of the Lutheran Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in the Czech Republic (ECAVvCR). He also serves as the pastor of an English-language Lutheran church in Prague, which serves the LCMS Eurasia regional office staff and many English-speaking expats living in Prague. In addition, Dale assists the regional chaplain with pastoral service to the LCMS missionaries serving in the Silesian region of the Czech Republic. Through the relationships formed, Dale and Suzanne seek to share the Gospel with the people of the Czech Republic.

Dale was born in Stephenville, Newfoundland, Canada. His home congregation is Celebration Lutheran Church, Jacksonville, Fla. He graduated from Concordia College, Bronxville, N.Y., with a bachelor’s degree in Judeo-Christian heritage. He received his Master of Divinity from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Before serving in Prague, Dale served as a pastor at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Point Pleasant, N.J. (1989-1994); Celebration Lutheran Church, Jacksonville, Fla. (1994-2010); and Martin Luther Chapel, Pennsauken, N.J. (2010-13). He also served on short-term mission trips to the Ntshongweni Village in South Africa (2007-2011) and as a theological educator in Tamale, Ghana (2014-18). Dale enjoys cooking, skeet shooting, reading and Civil War history.

Suzanne was born in LaGrange, Ill., and her home congregation is also Celebration Lutheran Church, Jacksonville, Fla. She attended Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill. Suzanne enjoys cross-stitching, reading and working on genealogy.