Church planting and evangelism was at the heart of early LCMS mission work in Africa, which began in Nigeria in 1936. Individual missionaries traveled great distances, crossing cultural barriers to spread the Gospel throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
We’re delighted to share this video from Sunday’s grand opening of the Mercy House in La Victoria, Lima, Peru. The Rev. Mark Eisold, an LCMS career missionary in Peru, said he is thankful for “people like you in the United…
The Rev. Steve Schave, Deaconess Kim Schave and the Rev. Michael Meyer accept posts with the LCMS national offices.
God’s call to His church to preach the Word, to be prepared in season and out, to teach the Word to all ages and in all places, is what drives the efforts of LCMS Communications.
The LCMS supports the Hope Family Counseling Center in Russia. The center opened in 1993 and works in conjunction with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ingria, one of the LCMS’s two Russian partner churches.
Today, in partnership with the congregations and districts of the LCMS, the Office of National Mission (ONM) coordinates witness and mercy work inside the United States while the Office of International Mission (OIM) is responsible for witness and mercy work done beyond our borders.