Eurasia

Krikava installed as Eurasia associate regional director

A former missionary in Eastern Europe, the Rev. James Krikava will assist the Rev. Tony Booker, regional director for Eurasia.

‘Reformation 500 Club’ supports Wittenberg Project

The new initiative offers a way for LCMS congregations and schools to sponsor the renovation of the Old Latin School in Wittenberg, Germany.

Wittenberg Project to open doors for evangelism

Those involved with the project in Wittenberg, Germany, are moving steadily toward completion of this venue for Lutheran education and platform for Gospel proclamation.

The Changing Face of Mission Work

What does modern day mission work look like?

Region By Region

An Overview of LCMS Mission Work Around the World

Touring the Old Latin School in Wittenberg, Germany

Members of the International Lutheran Society of Wittenberg meet at the Luther Hotel in Wittenberg, Germany, tour the reconstruction work at the Old Latin School in the city center, and visit the Luther House. Photographs by Erik M. Lunford, staff photojournalist at the LCMS.

LCMS Eurasia mission team expands by two

This month, two LCMS deaconesses were commissioned in the mission field. Deaconesses Ashley Prothro and Elizabeth Ahlman were inducted into the ranks of the Concordia Deaconess College and are set to fulfill their calls in the Eurasia mission field.

From Student to Siberian Servant

The LCMS partners with Lutheran church bodies around the world to establish seminaries that train and equip faithful servants for the Church.

LCMS leaders experience faithful Siberian partners

Three Synod leaders participate in summer seminars of the Siberian Evangelical Lutheran Church, a new LCMS partner church.

Convention affirms altar, pulpit fellowship with Siberian Church

Delegates sing the Doxology to celebrate a new partnership between the LCMS and the SELC.

Sharing the Gospel in Eurasia

The LCMS’ work in Eurasia is focused on the unreached and uncommitted people, with an emphasis on church planting by reconnecting the people to their Christian heritage as the 500th anniversary of the Reformation approaches in 2017.

Ready. Set. Go! LCMS sends 38 new missionaries to the four corners

Special “sending service” for 38 new Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) missionaries being sent to the four corners of the globe.

Small Catechism with Explanations in Kyrgyz Completed and Distributed!

On April 21, 2013, several Kyrgyz-speaking members of the Lutheran Church Concordia (LCC) ventured from their villages and towns into Bishkek to help celebrate the completion of the Small Catechism with explanation in Kyrgyz.

International Mercy Grant A Bridge to the Gospel for Muslim Refugees

God’s Word is changing lives in unexpected ways in Leipzig, Germany. In Luther’s homeland, large, immigrant Muslim communities are responding to the Gospel and being baptized. South African missionary Hugo Gevers is called to witness and show mercy to these refugees through a mission effort called Die Brücke, The Bridge. The mission is based out of a Lutheran church in Leipzig that is more than 100 years old.

LCMS, Kazakhstan officials discuss religious freedom

Hoping to learn more about interfaith partnerships and religious freedom in the United States, four Christian and Muslim visitors from Kazakhstan meet with LCMS officials March 8 in St. Louis.

A Theft Turns into a Christian Rehabilitation Center in Mongolia

This post was shared by Rev. Matthew Heise, a missionary to Georgia and Mongolia. He has worked with the local Lutheran church in the region and led Bible studies.