The missionaries were blessed during a “Service of Sending” at the LCMS International Center chapel on Aug. 9.
Delegates to the 2019 LCMS convention adopted resolutions giving thanks for the 125th anniversary, as well as mission work — past and present — in the Synod’s four world regions.
The new missionaries, who will all serve in either Eurasia or Latin America and the Caribbean, attended a weeklong orientation at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.
The website provides a reservoir of resources reflecting the work of the Synod in four international regions.
At its Jan. 31–Feb. 1 meeting in St. Louis, the board appointed seven new missionaries and continued discussions on the status of international schools and cooperative work with partner churches, districts and mission societies.
A new group of missionaries were sent out with a plea for God’s blessing during a “Service of Sending” on Aug. 3 at the LCMS International Center chapel in St. Louis.
Sarah Harms, GEO missionary in the Czech Republic, who participated in her first English Bible Camp in 2017.
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The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod has announced 10 missionaries accepting calls to serve in seven countries around the globe. The Synod’s newest missionaries serve in Germany, the Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, Hong Kong, Peru, Spain and Uganda.
Two career missionaries will be based in the Gambia and Belize, and seven “GEO” missionaries will serve for up to two years in Eurasia, Asia and Latin America.
In Spain — where Lutheran martyrs were burned at the stake for their beliefs in the mid-1500s — Lutherans are once again proclaiming their faith.
The facility is a modern multi-purpose international welcome, retreat and education center as well as an outpost for proclaiming the Gospel.