Following a fresh round of violent demonstrations in Haiti, the U.S. State Department has upgraded the Travel Advisory for the country to a Level 4 — Do Not Travel.
The LCMS Office of International Mission provides a “Know Before You Go” document with helpful travel safety principles from various sources.
The Rev. Gary Schulte, area director for LCMS West Africa, shares a story from the Togo Mercy Medical Team clinic in September.
An LCMS Mercy Medical Team visits Sierra Leone. Members of Gambella Lutheran Church in Kenya receive the Lord’s Supper for the first time in over five years.
The six-member team holds a community health fair Aug. 26-27 at Shepherd of the City Lutheran Church.
The first LCMS Mercy Medical Team in Lodwar, Kenya, treats 1,861 people over five days in June.
God is working in Philadelphia, and we thank Him for the opportunity to be His hands and feet to His children there.
Most importantly, we should remember that all nations, developed or not, belong in God’s world, created by Him and ruled by His hand.
And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:17
From Mercy Medical Teams providing essential medical care around the globe to serving people in urban and rural settings to comforting victims of disasters here at home, mercy is at the heart of everything we do.
KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates talks with Deaconess Melissa DeGroot and Tracy Quaethem, manager, LCMS Life and Health Ministries, about the domestic Mercy Medical Team event scheduled for Aug. 25-29, 2016, in Philadelphia, Pa.
The most well-intentioned gifts, given in the wrong way, often end up hurting the recipient, the community, and the local church.
This issue of Lutherans Engage the World tells stories of witness and mercy — particularly the ongoing work through the church and in the home where “trees” are watered and then naturally bear merciful fruit.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod sends Mercy Medical Teams (MMT) — comprised of medical personnel, clergy and hardworking laypeople from the United States — to provide medical care to people living in remote areas of the world.