With more than a million Middle Eastern asylum-seekers, flooding into Europe, a new mission field is growing exponentially for the Selbständige Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche (SELK), a church body that has been actively receiving refugees and catechizing them for decades.
Sharon Thomas, a nurse from Belvidere, Ill., has served on 13 LCMS Mercy Medical Teams — and led 11 of those — to provide medical care to underserved people around the globe.
In Latin America, seven women have found that they are sisters in Christ, bound together by a common confession of faith in Jesus and humble service to those around them.
by Jeni Miller Tired out, burned out, kicked out, down and out. It’s no secret — or shouldn’t be — that our LCMS church workers are susceptible to suffering just like those they serve. Sometimes this suffering is connected with…
Delegates to the 36th Biennial Lutheran Women’s Missionary League convention elect Patti Ross president and adopt a record-breaking $2 million mission goal.
The missionaries will serve in a variety of roles for the LCMS in 13 countries of Asia, Africa, Eurasia and Latin America.
There are many opportunities to serve The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod at both the national and local levels.
Twenty new missionaries and their families begin the Synod’s summer 2015 missionary orientation.
International Lutheran leaders assess Church challenges, global growth at Wittenberg conference.
Download a bulletin insert that offers ways LCMS members and congregations may support the earthquake relief work in Nepal.
Twenty-one new pastoral candidates are ordained and seven deaconesses commissioned in a service with more than 1,000 worshipers in Tanzania, East Africa.
In March, 21 new pastoral candidates were ordained and seven deaconesses were commissioned in a service with more than 1,000 worshipers at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania — South-East of Lake Victoria Diocese’s (ELCT-SELVD) Ebenezer Cathedral in Shinyanga.
The missionaries, their spouses and children — a total of 62 people — will be going to Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Rev. Kevin D. Robson, a pastor in Baxter, Minn., with extensive business experience, plans to begin work at the LCMS International Center May 13.
See how LCMS church partners, including the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia and The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Lithuania, are bearing mercy and service through Diaconia work in the Baltics.