Urban and Inner-City Mission

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Understanding Recognized Service Organizations’

During an LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar, Deaconess Dorothy Krans explains the work of LCMS Recognized Service Organizations and how they can positively impact urban ministry.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Deploying the Young Adult Corps in Urban Mission’

Julianna Shults, a director of Christian education and program manager for the LCMS Lutheran Young Adult Corps, shares how the program’s long-term deployed volunteers benefit urban mission.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Mental Health and Its Impact on the City’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Ms. Laura Hofman and Rev. Dr. Dennis Goff presented a free webinar on “Mental Health and Its Impact on the City.”

Helping families facing homelessness shows Christ’s love for our neighbors

Because these families with women and children are often coming out of a domestic violence situation, we most likely will never meet them for the sake of their safety and anonymity. This is how it should be. It is about them, not us.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Understanding Social Issues in the Urban Setting’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. Larry Vogel presented a free webinar on “Understanding Social Issues in the Urban Setting.”

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Community Development and Mission’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Nicole Ridley and Fred Kimbrough of LCMS National Housing Support Corporation presented a webinar on “Community Development and Mission.”

‘Partners in Hope’: Schave speaks at D.C. seminar on addiction and joblessness

The event, held March 27-28, was hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National League of Cities.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Insights on Black Ministry’

During a webinar on “Insights on Black Ministry,” the Rev. Dr. Roosevelt Gray shared ways to establish and grow ministry to African-Americans in your community, and he addressed unique challenges such as racism, poverty, discrimination, and family structure.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Mission & Theology of the City’

In the first installment of LCMS Urban & Inner City Mission webinars, Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Pulse describes his journey into urban mission and helps to answer the question, “Why does God care about the city, and why should the Body of Christ?”

Amid bitter cold, Lutherans share warm meal, bed

A reported 90 million Americans have experienced temperatures of zero degrees Fahrenheit or lower this week, and at least 21 deaths have been attributed to the cold.

New PALS resource aids transition from seminary to rural or urban ministry

Created and led by the directors of LCMS Rural & Small Town and Urban & Inner-City Mission, the course uses a combination of videos, prayers, Bible readings and study questions to guide new pastors in their transition from seminary to rural or urban ministry.

Webinars, podcasts support urban mission, church planting

The online resources from LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission and LCMS Church Planting are available at no cost.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission: Caring for the homeless

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission offers helpful resources to assist in caring for the marginalized, including the homeless and others in need.

Boards and Business – International, National Mission hold regular meetings

The LCMS Board for International Mission met May 30–31, and the LCMS Board for National Mission met June 14–15 in St. Louis.

Because you care, we share Christ’s love with our neighbors

Together we will reach the least and the lost in MissionField: USA, and we will bring the Gospel to new people in new places across the country. We are going to tell the Good News and love our neighbor.

‘Mission Field: USA’ new online tool ‘first of its kind’ in LCMS

The self-paced online tool is a companion to the Mission Field: USA guidebook.