A former missionary in Eastern Europe, the Rev. James Krikava will assist the Rev. Tony Booker, regional director for Eurasia.
The new initiative offers a way for LCMS congregations and schools to sponsor the renovation of the Old Latin School in Wittenberg, Germany.
Those involved with the project in Wittenberg, Germany, are moving steadily toward completion of this venue for Lutheran education and platform for Gospel proclamation.
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.
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.
The LCMS partners with Lutheran church bodies around the world to establish seminaries that train and equip faithful servants for the Church.
Three Synod leaders participate in summer seminars of the Siberian Evangelical Lutheran Church, a new LCMS partner church.
Delegates sing the Doxology to celebrate a new partnership between the LCMS and the SELC.
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.
Special “sending service” for 38 new Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) missionaries being sent to the four corners of the globe.
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.
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.
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.