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Wayne A. Basch


After a 41-year ministry as Pastor to the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Palos Heights, Illinois, Wayne is now enjoying retirement but continues as an avid supporter of Lutheran World Relief. A graduate of Christ Seminary - Seminex, Wayne received his D.Min. in pastoral council NG from the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago.

Having served on many boards and committees throughout his ministry and having participated on several mission trips, Wayne appreciates every opportunity to share the mission of LWR.