Board for International Mission

Hartwig announces regionally-nominated candidates for boards

A list of the candidates nominated by congregations from their regions for the LCMS Board of Directors and the Boards for National and International Mission.

Official Notice: 2016 Regional Board Member Candidates (March 2016)

A listing of candidates for regional LCMS Board of Directors, Board for National Mission and Board for International Mission positions.

BIM calls missionaries, explores significance of Christianity in Africa

The LCMS Board for International Mission calls six rostered church workers and appoints a layperson for service in Eurasia, East Africa and Latin America.

BIM calls missionaries, connects with international schools

The LCMS Board for International Mission continues its work of calling missionaries and monitoring that they are well cared for during their service.

Board adds missionaries, focuses on their care

The LCMS Board for International Mission continues successful recruitment efforts toward doubling the number of LCMS career missionaries on the field to 136 by 2016.

BIM: More than halfway to doubling missionaries amid mission ‘renaissance’

The Board for International Mission examines successes and challenges as the number of career missionaries grows.

BIM calls 10 career missionaries

The LCMS Board for International Mission moves to help fill the 2013 Synod convention mandate to double the number of career missionaries by 2016.

CCM provides early release of opinion

The Commission on Constitutional Matters issues an opinion regarding the sending of LCMS missionaries.

BIM calls missionaries, reviews mission work

The Board for International Mission votes to send 21 new missionaries into the field. Many were attending the Synod’s two-week orientation.

Board OKs ‘balanced’ $75.5 million Synod budget

During its May 16-17 meeting in St. Louis, the LCMS Board of Directors also sets Milwaukee as the site for the 2016 Synod convention.

LCMS missionary Edward Strohschein dies

A memorial service is planned at the Church of All Nations in Hong Kong in early June.

BIM’s mission immersion to guide future direction

The LCMS Board for International Mission experiences mission first-hand in the Dominican Republic for four days, culminating with its Feb. 26 meeting there.

Synod prepares new missionaries and spouses for service

A July 14 “sending service” ends nearly two weeks of orientation for 35 new LCMS missionaries and their families.

Four new staff installed in new LCMS positions

Four new Synod staff members are installed June 10 — The Rev. Steven D. Schave and Deaconesses Eleanor I. Corrow, Kimberly Schave and Sandra J. Bowers.

BIM concentrates on bridging ‘Gospel gap’ globally

The LCMS Board for International Mission emphasizes unified mission efforts with Synod partner churches and extends 15 missionary calls and appointments.