The Board for International Mission — a group of pastors, church workers and laypeople elected by the Synod in convention — joyfully shoulders the responsibility of setting the policies that guide our international witness and mercy work, as it is carried out through the LCMS Office of International Mission (OIM).
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With missionaries on five continents, the reach of Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod mission work spans the globe. The LCMS works in unexpected places, revitalizing struggling churches and planting new churches.
Landmark Supreme Court cases, timely election advice and Biblical responses to government intrusion.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and its members are carrying Christ’s mercy to the world and bearing witness to God’s great love for all people. Read about the many forms of mercy, and find a list of free resources that are available for your use.
Starting in 2016, every pastor in the LCMS will have an opportunity to begin work on his continuing education portfolio toward participating in qualified continuing education experiences that will enhance his service to the church.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Specialized Pastoral Ministry and Ministry to the Armed Forces military chaplains deliver Christ’s mercy through their words and service, providing much-needed spiritual care for His people in unique and challenging environments.