Due to the events surrounding COVID-19, some LCMS missionaries have returned to the states at this time, but the vast majority remain in the field.
Read updates about how LCMS missionaries, military chaplains, pastors and congregations are navigating quarantines and lockdowns.
The LCMS Boards for International and National Mission held online meetings on May 29 and June 5, respectively.
Preus began serving on July 1 and will continue until a new president takes office.
The Bible studies are particularly suited to the difficulties of COVID-19.
Among other efforts, LCMS schools assisted by making and delivering face shields; collecting food, cash and other supplies; and providing temporary educational solutions for those far from home.