Mercy Medical Teams

From the mission field – Updates on COVID-19

OIM executive director encourages missionaries; LCMS funds grants for coronavirus awareness.

Reflections on LCMS Mercy Medical Team mission trip to Uganda

A volunteer Mercy Medical Team from The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and a local medical team provided health care to about 1,000 patients from a remote village in Uganda in 2019.

International volunteer work and your health

We ask all individuals serving with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod to consult with a primary care provider or travel physician prior to departing on a short-term mission trip.

Know before you go — to Haiti or anywhere

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.

‘Know Before You Go’ — safety tips for international missionaries

The LCMS Office of International Mission provides a “Know Before You Go” document with helpful travel safety principles from various sources.

‘Reporter’ Supplement: You get to tell them — share the Gospel at home and worldwide

In a supplement to the November 2018 Reporter, the LCMS Offices of International and National Mission highlight opportunities to share the Gospel in your backyard, across the country and around the world.

A Day in the Life of a Mercy Medical Team Clinic

It’s day one of the first ever Mercy Medical Team serving in Togo. Walk through the day with us to see what it’s like to serve in a medical clinic on a Mercy Medical Team. 7 a.m. — Breakfast & Devotions…