"NINE was organized to impact neighborhoods with community development, grassroots leadership, and the engagement of churches through Christ’s love."
Board Member, Lutheran Foundation
"I believe in NINE’s mission and believe that by equipping people with the right tools we can do great things in the urban mission field."
Pastor, Holy Cross Lutheran Church
Rev. Dr. Thomas Ahlersmeyer is Senior Pastor of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Member, Pilgrim Baptist Church
"NINE will be one of those foundational organizations in Fort Wayne that helps communities of faith grow."
Member, Ascension Lutheran Church
"We Lutherans have always given great importance to mission fields, and one of those fields is right here in our city among our neighbors."
Chaplain, Lutheran Hospital
"May the Holy Spirit guide all who feel called to support NINE."
Mission Director, Bethlehem Lutheran Church
"NINE is in a great position to be the hands and feet of Christ to the southeast area of Ft Wayne."
Member, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
Mr. Tom Pasche is a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.