The true “marks” of the church are evident to all and provide sufficient grounds to identify the presence of true fellowship.
In September, representatives from the LCMS gathered in Kisumu, Kenya, with representatives from 34 of the Synod’s partner churches to discuss the work of the confessional Lutheran church around the world.
Youth Gathering participants have taken the poll at every Gathering since the first one in 1980.
Recipients of the scholarship must be studying to become Lutheran pastors, deaconesses or Christian evangelists serving in Africa LCMS partner churches.
An undesignated gift to the LCMS enhances domestic and international efforts to witness, show mercy to others and live life together as children of God.
The church traces its beginning to the 1930s.