Missionaries

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Discover ways to support LCMS missionaries

For two months every two years, each LCMS missionary family returns to the United States. This is an opportunity for the congregations, groups, and individuals of the LCMS to renew or consider beginning their support of a missionary.

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Jan H. Simmons, president of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League’s English District, right, poses for a photo with her daughter, Jenna Hunter, who attended her first LWML convention when she was just 4 months old. Hunter, now 26 and married, will attend the auxiliary’s 75th Anniversary Convention in Albuquerque, N.M., as a Young Woman Representative. (Courtesy of Simmons family)

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.

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The Rev. Micah Wildauer, theological educator and LCMS missionary to Togo, looks on as two of his students relax and converse after an end-of-term exam at CLET.

Photo essay: A Confident Confession

Built upon decades of missionary work, new Togolese pastors preach and teach the Christian faith with confidence.

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LCMS Witness & Outreach: re:Vitality and Every One His Witness

re:Vitality and Every One His Witness are separate, robust programs designed to complement and build upon each other. re:Vitality equips congregations and Every One His Witness equips individuals — both with the same purpose: to join in God’s mission to seek and to save the lost.

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Rebecca Schaff, national missionary to Minneapolis, receives from the Rev. Steven Schave a certificate noting her completion of missionary orientation during the March 17 “Service of Sending” in St. Louis. Schave is director of LCMS Church Planting and Urban & Inner-City Mission. (LCMS/Frank Kohn)

Orientation prepares new national, international missionaries for service

Six international missionaries and two national missionaries complete the one-week orientation, which culminated with a “Service of Sending” March 17.

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The Rev. Matthew Ruesch (with back to camera), an LCMS missionary to Puerto Rico, speaks to a “FORO” group there recently. (Courtesy of Ted Krey)

BIM appoints missionaries for service

Two career missionaries will be based in the Gambia and Belize, and seven “GEO” missionaries will serve for up to two years in Eurasia, Asia and Latin America.

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