OGDENSBURG -- On Sunday, June 6, Rev. John Daau, a Sudanese Lost Boy and Anglican priest, will be at St. John's Episcopal Church in Ogdensburg.
He will be preaching at the 9 a.m. worship service and will be giving a presentation at 4 p.m. in the St. John's Parish House.
Rev. Daau is the founder of the Good Shepherd Leadership Training Center formerly located in the Kakuma Refugee camp for displaced Sudanese in Kenya.
For the past two years Rev. Daau has been training at Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, Pennsylvania and is now set to return to southern Sudan in the middle of June to continue his ministry with the Sudanese people by reopening the Good Shepherd Christian Leadership Training Center on forty acres of land.
The Center focuses primarily on biblically based training for Sudanese Christian leaders, organizes missions teaching trips, publishes a Christian newspaper, The New Sudan, facilitates, youth and children's ministry, community development, management and administration for Christian ministries, Bible and theology, pastoral care and counseling, conflict, peace, justice and reconciliation, language development, and administers student scholarships to further education.
Rev. Daau will share what is currently happening in the war torn nation of Sudan, how he believes God is working to raise a new generation of Sudanese Christian leaders to take the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the nation of Sudan and the Good Shepherd Leadership training center.