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Missionary Stephanie Schulte greets children as she makes her way to the Lutheran school outside Livungi, a town in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. A $10,000 grant from the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League is being used to support the work of Schulte and her husband, the Rev. Gary Schulte, in Africa. (Gary Schulte)

LWML gives $100,000 to missionaries

The grant will provide $10,000 each to assist nine missionaries/missionary families serving in Burkina Faso, Kenya, Ethiopia, Hong Kong, Peru and Russia, and another missionary who has been called to Thailand.

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A motorist on Highway 101 watches flames from the Thomas fire leap above the roadway north of Ventura, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 6. As many as five fires have closed highways, schools and museums, and cast a hazardous haze over the region. (AP/Noah Berger)

Synod, partners continue to offer helping hand in wake of five disasters

Lutherans are bringing help to the hurting — both physical and spiritual — in the wake of three devastating hurricanes, a major earthquake and menacing wildfires.

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Lutheran Church–Canada President-elect Rev. Timothy Teuscher addresses the church body’s Oct. 13-16 convention in Kitchener, Ontario. (Doris Osgood/Lutheran Church–Canada)

Lutheran Church–Canada elects new president

The Rev. Timothy Teuscher, first vice-president of the church body’s East District, succeeds the Rev. Dr. Robert Bugbee, who is stepping down.

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The LCMS International Center in St. Louis is the site of many of the church body’s meetings and where much of its day-to-day business takes place. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

Boards and Business: National, International Mission

Both the National and International Mission boards met in St. Louis in October.

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St. Louis firefighters backed away from the blaze after several explosions and wall collapses during a five-alarm warehouse fire in St. Louis on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Among items lost in the fire were 1.5 million copies of GOOD NEWS magazine. (Photo courtesy of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch/J.B. Forbes)

Warehouse fire destroys 1.5 million copies of GOOD NEWS magazine

The magazine is published in 20 languages through the Concordia Mission Society and read in over 100 countries.

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Bible Reading Guide

LCMS, LCC, NALC release three-year Bible reading guide

The guide is the third joint effort of the three church bodies.

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