lutheran world relief

Upbring: Caring for children — on the border and worldwide

For more than a decade, Upbring — a Recognized Service Organization of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod — has been working with the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement to provide emergency shelter to undocumented children on the southern border of the United States.

LWML convention offers family-friendly events

The 75th Anniversary Convention of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League — June 22-25 in Albuquerque, N.M. — offers events and programs for all family members.

Visits help disaster responders plan further aid for Hurricane Matthew victims

Synod disaster responders visit victims to assess the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew amid flooding in the Carolinas and an outbreak of cholera in Haiti.

International Lutheran roundtable discusses immigration issues

The meeting brings together Lutheran leaders from the U.S., Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico and Nicaragua.

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.

Speckhard named president, CEO of LWR

Daniel V. Speckhard of McLean, Va., begins work July 1 in the Lutheran World Relief, Baltimore, post.

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.

LWR president resigns, announces position at Valparaiso

The Rev. Dr. John Nunes, president and chief executive officer of Lutheran World Relief, Baltimore, will begin a full-time position this fall at Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Ind.