Photo essay: Powerful Moments — A Year in Review

Nine photos taken during 2016 illustrate how God has been at work worldwide through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Photo essay: Devastation of Hurricane Matthew from the Caribbean to the Carolinas

Synod disaster responders visit Haiti and the Carolinas in the wake of Hurricane Matthew to assess and broaden aid to victims.

Photo gallery: Hurricane Matthew strikes Haiti

View photos of the devastation in Haiti in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew by LCMS Communications Photojournalist Erik Lunsford, who traveled there with LCMS Disaster Response Director Ross Johnson Oct. 10-13, as the Synod looks to further aid to the hardest-hit areas of Haiti’s southern peninsula.

Photo essay: Christ’s mercy after Baton Rouge flooding

Lutherans are glad to help in the cleanup after August floods that impacted about 40,000 area homes, including those of Lutherans.

Photo gallery: LCMS responds to flooding in Baton Rouge, La.

In the aftermath of severe flooding in Baton Rouge in August 2016, generous gifts from across the Synod allowed LCMS Disaster Response to assist congregations, districts and volunteer organizers in delivering Christ’s mercy to those most impacted by the tragedy.

Photo essay: Extending Mercy in Kenya

The first LCMS Mercy Medical Team in Lodwar, Kenya, treats 1,861 people over five days in June.

Photo essay: A Powerful Presence

Youth Gathering participants spend 33,000 hours volunteering and have an estimated economic impact of $29.4 million on the city of New Orleans.

2016 LCMS Convention Photos: Wednesday, July 13

Photos from Wednesday, July 13, at The 66th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Milwaukee.

2016 LCMS Convention Photos: Tuesday, July 12

Photos from Tuesday, July 12, at The 66th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Milwaukee.

2016 LCMS Convention Photos: Monday, July 11

Photos from Monday, July 11, at The 66th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Milwaukee.

2016 LCMS Convention Photos: Sunday, July 10

Photos from Sunday, July 10, at The 66th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Milwaukee.

2016 LCMS Convention Photos: Saturday, July 9

Photos from Saturday, July 9, at The 66th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Milwaukee.

2016 LCMS Convention Photos: Friday, July 8

Photos from Friday, July 8, at The 66th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Milwaukee.

Photo feature: Hosanna in the Highlands

A visit to the highlands of Sri Lanka the week ending with Palm Sunday reveals how the Lanka Lutherans live, work, worship and witness.

Photo gallery: March 2016 “Service of Sending” for LCMS missionaries

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod held a “Service of Sending” for its new missionaries on Friday, March 11, at the International Center in St. Louis. Ten new missionaries — along with their seven spouses and 19 children — completed a two-week orientation that began on Feb. 29.

Photo gallery: Raising Church Workers for Tanzania

In March, 21 new pastoral candidates were ordained and seven deaconesses were commissioned in a service with more than 1,000 worshipers at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania — South-East of Lake Victoria Diocese’s (ELCT-SELVD) Ebenezer Cathedral in Shinyanga.