Representatives of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus and the LCMS sign the agreement at the end of discussions Nov. 10-13 in Addis Ababa.
The LCMS Board for International Mission moves to help fill the 2013 Synod convention mandate to double the number of career missionaries by 2016.
The Sept. 20-23 meeting of the LCMS Council of Presidents involves a lot more than oversight of administrative issues.
The Rev. Vannarith Chhim and LCMS, LCC leaders sign an agreement for cooperative work in Cambodia.
The initiative provides scholarships for pastors from emerging and partner church bodies to obtain advanced degrees at the two LCMS seminaries.
At its May 30-31 meeting, the Synod’s Board for National Mission continues work on refining policies and on a theological statement for mission.
The Board for International Mission votes to send 21 new missionaries into the field. Many were attending the Synod’s two-week orientation.
That was the goal of the International Endeavor Conference, held May 29 with leaders from the Synod, Concordia University System (CUS) and several CUS schools.
Church leaders — and later, congregations — are receiving a poster to help spread the word about the need for supporting the mission.
The document outlines how the LCMS, Lutheran Church—Canada and Lutheran Church—Synod of Nicaragua will work together to expand mission work.
From Guinea to South Africa, missionaries sent by the LCMS to Africa leave their respective fields to enjoy spiritual refreshment and Scriptural reflection during a retreat in Kenya.
The district presidents also meet with seminary faculty and hear reports from LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison and LCMS Secretary Rev. Dr. Raymond Hartwig.
Leaders of the 6 million-member Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus and the LCMS agree to future discussions about the relationship between the two church bodies.