Rev. Claude and Rhoda Houge

Rev. Claude and Rhoda Houge are seasoned missionaries, having served as literacy supervisors with Lutheran Bible Translators in Liberia, West Africa, from 1982-1992. They also served in Ghana and Kenya with LCMS World Mission for 13 years.

Claude served in the LCMS as a teacher, lay minister and pastor in Nebraska, Ohio and California. Rhoda has been a teacher, business manager, office manager, volunteer coordinator and homemaker.

The Houges are continuing with Lutheran Bible Translators in a member care role, supporting missionaries and (when the pandemic subsides) traveling to various sites for in-person missionary and pastoral care. 

The Houges call Eagan, Minnesota, home and are members of St. Michael’s Lutheran church in Bloomington, Minnesota. They have two sons and three granddaughters.

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