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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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The Rev. Micah Glenn, LCMS national missionary to Ferguson, Mo., greets members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau, Mo., after serving there as guest preacher April 2. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

‘A global perspective’ — linking congregations, missionaries

A story from “Lutherans Engage the World” that addresses opportunities for LCMS congregations to support LCMS mission work.



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‘Now is the time’ for Gambia mission

Native Gambian Rev. Dr. John Loum is called to part-time missionary service in a partnership between the Synod and Concordia Seminary.



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Attendees at last year’s Chinese Seminar on Holy Scripture and Luther’s Small Catechism listen to one of the featured speakers. This year’s seminar sponsored by the Evangelical Lutheran Mission Society for the Chinese is planned for Aug. 4-7 at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind. (Michael Paul)

Chinese mission society announces Aug. 4-7 seminar

The Evangelical Lutheran Mission Society for the Chinese will hold its Fourth Annual Chinese Seminar on Holy Scripture and Luther’s Small Catechism in Fort Wayne, Ind.



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The Rev. Joel Fritsche, career missionary to the Dominican Republic, and his wife, Clarion (center), share a laugh with friend and supporter Sue Struebig during a late-April visit to Zion Lutheran Church and School in Staunton, Ill. Struebig is a member of that congregation, which Fritsche formerly served as pastor. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

Missionaries plan visits to stateside congregations

Over the next two years, every LCMS missionary family will make home visits to share their experiences with supporters.



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Discover ways to support LCMS missionaries

For two months every two years, each LCMS missionary family returns to the United States. This is an opportunity for the congregations, groups, and individuals of the LCMS to renew or consider beginning their support of a missionary.



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