On May 27, three pastors and 12 deaconesses graduated from Concordia the Reformer Seminary and Mercy Center in Palmar Arriba, Dominican Republic.
The board met May 26–27 in St. Louis.
The dedication took place less than five years after the campus was destroyed by Cyclone Ockhi.
A Mission Training Center is an LCMS-supported program that helps parish pastors in Africa train men and women for service in the church.
On May 6, the LCMS Office of International Mission hosted a Service of Thanksgiving and a subsequent ceremony to recognize five new missionary families and honor seven missionary families who have recently ended their service.
The program offers a new way for people in the LCMS to get to know the Synod’s international missionaries.
Lutherans in the Dominican Republic recently received a shipment of books from Lutheran Heritage Foundation (LHF).
Missions Unpacked provides interactive, online resources that enable people to learn more about the Synod’s international mission work without ever leaving home.
The BIM, BNM, BOD and COP heard a variety of reports, carried out board business and spent time in prayer.
On March 30, the Helsinki District Court in Finland issued its decision to acquit both the Rev. Dr. Juhana Pohjola and Dr. Päivi Räsänen.
Refugees from Ukraine continue to escape to any place that will accept them.
As the conflict in Ukraine enters its second month, the people of the LCMS continue to pray for those affected and seek opportunities to help.
This month’s “From the Mission Field” update comes from the Rev. Andrew Fedder, LCMS missionary to Romania.
Almost 200 children from the community of Palmar Arriba, Dominican Republic, took part in a week-long vacation Bible school in 2021.
The LCMS Office of International Mission continues to work with the Rev. Serge Maschewski, bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ukraine, to offer assistance where it is needed.
The actions of a Lutheran in Romania bear witness to the love of God in Christ Jesus.