Samantha Lierz

Hi! My name is Samantha, and I’m a FOCUS Missionary!

Do not forget that true love sets no conditions; it does not calculate or complain, but simply loves. -Pope St. John Paull II

Where I serve

For my third year with FOCUS, I will be returning to the University of South Dakota (USD) in Vermillion, South Dakota! Go Yotes! My first year, I served at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

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My team for this year: Sam, Amanda, Kenna, me and William!

My Story

I was blessed to be born and raised in a Catholic home where I knew Jesus, but I didn’t know Jesus’ personal love for me. I decided to become a FOCUS missionary after encountering FOCUS missionaries at my Newman Center at the University of Nebraska – Omaha. They showed me how to have a personal relationship with Jesus through prayer, form authentic friendships, and invite others to do the same. Toward the end of college, it became clear to me that I had a deep desire to help college students know and love Jesus and know of His love for them. I want Him to encounter them in a unique and profound way. I was blessed to experience the love of Jesus through my FOCUS missionaries, and I want to share that with others!

Your Impact

When I answered the call to join FOCUS, I made the decision to rely on the spiritual and financial support of mission partners to help me through this mission. I’ve been blessed with amazing people who have journeyed with me as I serve on campus. If you are interested in partnering with me, please let me know of the best way to reach you, and I would love to schedule an appointment with you. I’d be honored to share this mission with you!

Phone: 402-960-3732 Email: [email protected]

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