Missionaries

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Missouri Synod missionaries from across U.S. accept calls to serve abroad

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod has announced 10 missionaries accepting calls to serve in seven countries around the globe. The Synod’s newest missionaries serve in Germany, the Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, Hong Kong, Peru, Spain and Uganda.

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New LCMS missionaries pose for a group photo in the International Center chapel during the July 3-14 orientation in St. Louis. From left are Carl and Karen Cecil (who will serve in Germany), Dr. Arthur A. Just Jr. (Dominican Republic and Spain), Cindy Zirbel Wrucke (Czech Republic), Nichelle Dykema (Peru), Rachel Meyer (Uganda), Deaconess Kim Bueltmann (Germany), Deirdre Christiansen (Germany), Natalie Howard (Dominican Republic) and Kevin Kong (Hong Kong). (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

Missionaries blessed for service in seven countries

After a two-week orientation, 10 missionaries are “sent” to serve in Germany, the Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, Hong Kong, Peru, Spain and Uganda.

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The Rev. Micah Glenn, LCMS national missionary to Ferguson, Mo., greets members of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau, Mo., after serving there as guest preacher April 2. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

‘A global perspective’ — linking congregations, missionaries

A story from “Lutherans Engage the World” that addresses opportunities for LCMS congregations to support LCMS mission work.

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Summer ‘Engage’ looks at missionaries, mission partners

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

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The LCMS International Center in St. Louis is the site of many of the church body’s meetings and where much of its day-to-day business takes place. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

Boards and Business: International, National Mission

Reports on recent meetings of the Synod’s Boards for International and National Mission.

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‘Now is the time’ for Gambia mission

Native Gambian Rev. Dr. John Loum is called to part-time missionary service in a partnership between the Synod and Concordia Seminary.

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