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From the mission field: Music education in Taiwan

Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.

Sunday morning in Shinyanga

Ebenezer Cathedral is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania—South East of Lake Victoria Diocese.

LCMS, ELS, WELS hold annual informal meeting

Representatives of the three church bodies met in Florida in December.

Winter ‘Engage’: God equips His people

The issue highlights a few of the ways that God is calling His people to serve in unique contexts — both in the U.S. and around the world.

From the mission field: Helping Chinese speakers in Singapore

The Rev. Dr. Michael Paul was invited by the Lutheran Church in Singapore to teach the new Chinese translation of Lutheranism 101.

From the mission field: Sharing the pure Gospel in Japan

The Rev. Dr. Hiroaki Yoshimura was ordained into the Office of the Holy Ministry on Sept. 3.

‘To the ends of the earth’: Pastors needed in Asia

The Rev. Dr. James A. Baneck, executive director of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education, recently visited Singapore, Vietnam and Taiwan.

From the mission field: Seminary has new director

Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.

Youth Ministry unveils 2025 Gathering theme

The 2025 Youth Gathering is set for July 19–23, 2025, in New Orleans.

Bible camp curriculum shares Jesus abroad and at home

The curriculum, titled “Jesus Frees Us,” uses Old Testament stories to show how Jesus frees His people and how they can respond in love.

Mission boards meet in St. Louis

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Boards for National Mission and International Mission held their first meetings of the triennium in September.

From the mission field: Student to chaplain

Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.

The Rev. Dr. Juhana Pohjola, bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Mission Diocese of Finland, addresses the 68th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) on Tuesday, Aug. 1, in Milwaukee. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)
Appeal hearings close in Finnish ‘Bible trial’

A judgment from the Helsinki Court of Appeals is due by Nov. 30.

From the mission field: Partners in the Lord’s song

Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.

Curriculum helps teach children about international mission

A new edition of Missions Unpacked for Kids, produced by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s (LCMS) Short-Term Mission unit, is now available.

Day of Thanksgiving celebrates missionaries

The Aug. 18 event recognized alumni missionaries and sent first-time missionaries to the mission field.