International Mission

Sarah Harms, GEO Missionary, connects with a student during a 2017 English Bible Camp in Krakow, Poland.

Just Another Day at English Bible Camp!

This post is guest authored by Sarah Harms, GEO missionary in the Czech Republic, who participated in her first English Bible Camp in 2017.   The pale morning sun is steadily on its ascent. The crisp, cool breeze of an early summer day’s start hangs in the air as the volunteers bustle about in preparation for […]

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Seminarian Elvis Carrera takes notes during class in October at the Concordia Reformer Lutheran Seminary and Mercy Center in Palmar Arriba, Dominican Republic. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

From the Mission Field

Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.

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Nurse anesthetist Elisa Oetting gives shots in Dtoudjena, Togo.

A Day in the Life of a Mercy Medical Team Clinic

It’s day one of the first ever Mercy Medical Team serving in Togo. Walk through the day with us to see what it’s like to serve in a medical clinic on a Mercy Medical Team. 7 a.m. — Breakfast & Devotions The team trickles in to breakfast around seven. On the table for us is French bread, […]

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The Rev. Dr. Edward Naumann, LCMS missionary to Sri Lanka, presents Vicar P. Gnanakumar with a certificate of ordination for the holy ministry following his examination at the first convocation of the Ceylon Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sept. 1. (LCMS/Roy Askins)

Built on the rock: New church, pastor, publishing house in Sri Lanka

The Ceylon Evangelical Lutheran Church (CELC) held its first convocation Sept. 1-2.

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LCMS receiving reports from missionaries in Caribbean, Mexico after disasters

The LCMS Office of International Mission and LCMS Disaster Response are working to connect with our missionaries and partners following Hurricane Maria and the earthquake in Mexico.

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Missouri Synod missionaries from across U.S. accept calls to serve abroad

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.

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