Lutheran Malaria Initiative

Lutheran Malaria Initiative: Finishing Strong

The LCMS, in partnership with Lutheran World Relief and with the support of the United Nations Foundation, began engaging districts, congregations and schools in the Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI) in fall 2011. Together as a Synod since then, we raised more than $7 million in the global fight against malaria through LMI.

LMI partnerships ease Ebola response in West Africa

Partnerships that began with the Lutheran Malaria Initiative in January are now making the response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis easier.

Partnering in Mercy

The LCMS extends its mercy work through special partnerships with Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, Lutheran Services in America and Lutheran World Relief.

COP meeting spotlights training, mercy, outreach, mission

The Sept. 20-23 meeting of the LCMS Council of Presidents involves a lot more than oversight of administrative issues.

Join LMI’s ‘Orange Out Malaria!’

Lutherans across the United States will come together April 22-25 to “Orange Out Malaria!” as part of the Lutheran Malaria Initiative.

LMI begins work in sixth African country, more starts planned

Although it’s winding down its fundraising campaign this spring, the Lutheran Malaria Initiative is far from over.

Two college students raise $50,000-plus for LMI

Rebecca Monnier and Louisa Mehl, seniors at Concordia University, Nebraska, raise $50,605.14 for the Lutheran Malaria Initiative.

Leading By Faith and Example

Several young, Boston-area professionals faithfully support their congregations and the work of the church through the Lutheran Malaria Initiative, serving as role models of Christian stewardship.

The latest LMI buzz from the National LCMS Youth Gathering

In the September issue of the LMI Update, LMI manager Dionne Lovstad-Jones hits the highlights of LMI activities at the National LCMS Youth Gathering held in June in San Antonio.

Malaria partners report on global funding

In the September issue of the LMI Update, Lutheran Malaria Director (LMI) Director for the LCMS Martha Mitkos writes about an advisory meeting held in June with members of the LMI team, staff from the United Nations Foundation and the United Methodist’s Imagine No Malaria campaign in Washington, D.C.

Lutheran Malaria Initiative meets $125,000 challenge grant

The challenge grant, offered by Angel Tear Ministries, enables LMI to put $250,000 toward helping families in Africa, where nearly 700,000 people die annually from malaria.

LMI program highlights in Africa

Find a list of program highlights from the Lutheran Malaria Initiative’s work in Africa from the August issue of the LMI Update.

LMI’s outreach manager talks about her trip to Kenya

Dionne Lovstad-Jones, manager of Development Outreach for the Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI) for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, talks about her trip to Kenya in the August 2013 issue of LMI Update.

LCMS convention voices unanimous support for Lutheran Malaria Initiative

With a unanimous voice vote yesterday, the nearly 1,200 delegates to the 65th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) affirmed Resolution 2-06, encouraging a strong finish for the Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI).

LCMS encourages special prayer on World Malaria Day, April 25

ST. LOUIS, April 22, 2013—In observation of World Malaria Day, Thursday, April 25, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) through the Lutheran Malaria Initiative is encouraging its members and all concerned individuals to remember those suffering from malaria by praying a special prayer.

You can help ‘Orange Out Malaria!’ with the Lutheran Malaria Initiative

ST. LOUIS, April 15, 2013 – Every April 25, the world observes World Malaria Day. This year, from April 21-27, Lutherans across the United States will come together to “Orange Out Malaria!” as part of the Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI).