Constructed in 1947 with the intention of serving all of Latin America, Seminario Concordia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, has been forming men into confessional Lutheran pastors for not just Argentina but for other parts of the Spanish-speaking world.
Daniel Fickenscher, a Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod missionary in Latin America, was interviewed on Oct. 18, 2014, by KFUO Radio about Castillo Fuerte (Mercy House) in Lima, Peru. Castillo Fuerte provides a safe place for slum children in Lima to play, study and learn about the Gospel.
In response to Christ’s death and resurrection, Caitlin Worden and the rest of the Peruvian missionary team are caring for the otherwise neglected children in Castillo Fuerte in the slums of Lima.
Faced with wildfires and an earthquake less than two weeks apart, the Confessional Lutheran Church of Chile is undeterred in responding to those who need help.
The document outlines how the LCMS, Lutheran Church—Canada and Lutheran Church—Synod of Nicaragua will work together to expand mission work.
A student at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., Caitlin Worden, a 24-year-old from Watervliet, Mich., began serving as a deaconess intern — a Globally Engaged in Outreach (GEO) missionary for the LCMS — in Lima, Peru, in 2013. She has committed to two years of service. She works at a community center called Casa de Misericordia— Castillo Fuerte (Mighty Fortress—House of Mercy)
The 21st century missionary is a skilled and trained individual who comes from all walks of life, often lives in a city and helps LCMS partner churches do what missionaries have always done: share the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
by Pamela J. Nielsen It could have been anywhere — Japan; the Jersey Shore; Moore, Okla.; or Boulder, Colo. — anywhere where people were tucked soundly in bed early on a Saturday morning. It could have been a tornado, a…
Lutherans from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Guatemala, Venezuela, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay gather to learn about how the church can and does bear mercy in times of disaster.
LCMS Church Relations efforts are aimed at building and nurturing the relationship between the LCMS and her partner churches around the world.
It’s a huge responsibility to have the only Lutheran Spanish-speaking confessional seminary in the world,” said the Rev. Carlos Nagel, president of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Argentina (IELA). “We are a partner church of the LCMS; we continue walking hand in hand and deeply appreciate all of the investments of time, support and people that the LCMS has given us.”
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…
Special “sending service” for 38 new Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) missionaries being sent to the four corners of the globe.