Mission and Outreach

Lutheran Mission Matters publishes 50th issue

The Reformation-themed issue considers the past, present and future of Lutheran mission.

Summer ‘Engage’ looks at missionaries, mission partners

“Lutherans Engage the World” spotlights the Synod’s witness and mercy work across the globe.

LWML adopts $2.075 million mission goal, unveils new logo

Delegates also choose 22 mission grants to support with their mite offerings over the next two years.

Journal outlines ‘ecumenical and mission opportunities’

The September “Journal of Lutheran Mission” highlights the Synod’s opportunities to walk with other confessional churches around the world.

Journal critiques seminary models, theological education

The new edition includes papers from the third annual LCMS Mission Summit last November.

Rural & Small Town Mission Conference set for Wichita

This year’s conference is planned for Nov. 3-5 in Wichita, Kan., under the theme “Mission at Home: Standing Where You Are Planted.”

NAME, ONM leaders aim to work together to plant churches

The North American Mission Endeavor church-planting group and the Synod’s Office of National Mission are hopeful that they can accomplish much more together than apart.

Otis Woodard, advocate for St. Louis poor, dies

A public memorial service is still being planned for Woodard (center, in photo), who died Feb. 13 after weeks of declining health.

Five installed to LCMS staff positions

They are the Rev. Marcus Zill, the Rev. Mark Wood, Matthew Bergholt, Deaconess Mireya Johnson and Ross Stroh.

Communication Efforts Get the Word Out to the World

God’s call to His church to preach the Word, to be prepared in season and out, to teach the Word to all ages and in all places, is what drives the efforts of LCMS Communications.