Short Term Mission

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.

One day with an LCMS short-term mission team in Puerto Rico

Through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Short-Term Mission program, a volunteer team from St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Esko, Minn., served in Puerto Rico in November 2019. Here’s what a day in life of that team looked like, written by one of the team members.

English Bible Camp curriculum offered for parish use

The curriculum uses stories from the Book of Acts to teach about God’s gifts.

Delegates adopt resolutions on sending missionaries, short-term mission teams

On July 24, the Synod in convention passed the final five resolutions brought by Floor Committee 2 on International Witness.

Traveling abroad: Serving God’s people while staying safe

The situation in Haiti highlights for Christians how important it is not only to show mercy to the suffering, but also to be guided by wisdom while doing so.

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…

Wanted: groups, individuals to lead English camps in Poland

Ten teams of four to five people are needed to serve in July and August.

Let the Main Thing Be the Main Thing

Who are we? We are children of God. Why are we there? Because God called us.

God’s Mercy in Philadelphia

God is working in Philadelphia, and we thank Him for the opportunity to be His hands and feet to His children there.

Living Water for a Thirsty People

Serving God’s people in the desert of Turkana, Kenya.