National Volunteer Month

We have all the volunteers we need

How are we equipping, encouraging, and enabling the people God has given us to serve and volunteer in His mission?

How are you giving of yourself for the Lord’s Church?

The LCMS celebrates our treasured volunteers during National Volunteer Month in April 2019. May the Lord bless your service to His Kingdom.

Thanks be to God for volunteers

Thanks to God for the selfless volunteers who provide incredible support to LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission and our congregations. 

The huge impact of volunteering

Approximately $65 billion of volunteer effort was given by faithful Christians serving through their church.

Volunteering with … Farming? Accounting? English? Yes!

Every year, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod sends short-term volunteers to international locations. Read how the “ordinary” skills of volunteers have been put to use to further God’s kingdom around the world.  

Volunteers, you make a difference in the world

Volunteering is as much a joyful sacrifice as any philanthropist’s donation, and it showcases the talents and time God has entrusted to the volunteer.

Dedicated volunteers help make Operation Barnabas a success

Volunteers make a difference in the lives of many military connected people through the Operation Barnabas program.

Six things your congregation can do to get more people involved

We are celebrating the service of volunteers in The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Wouldn’t it be great to have more volunteers to celebrate? Here are some ideas to get more people involved … and people more involved.

Thank you for more than a decade of volunteerism

Thank you to all of the LCMS Disaster Response volunteers. The amount of support you have offered continues to be astonishing. To those of you who are just now learning about volunteer opportunities, come and join us. You’ll be amazed what is possible.

LCMS volunteers strengthen global mission outreach

Volunteers serving in Poland, Malawi, Madagascar, and Tanzania share their stories of serving in the international mission field.

19,000 hours of service and counting for Lutheran Young Adult Corps

In our inaugural year, Lutheran Young Adult Corps participants will complete over 19,000 hours of service to help Community Partners reach out with the Gospel of Jesus Christ through acts of mercy.

God bless our volunteers!

We give thanks to God for the incredible support He gives to us through our volunteers.