See photographs of LCMS President Matthew C. Harrison as he visits a Lutheran church near Antsirabe, Madagascar, on Feb. 5, 2014. Harrison addressed the opening of the Fiangonana Loterana Malagasy synodical convention.
Sem dedication a dream come true for Ghana church leader
Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana Bishop Rev. Dr. Paul Kofi Fynn and some 700 others, including LCMS leaders, gather Feb. 2 for the dedication of that church body’s new seminary building.
Seminary dedication in Ghana
See photographs from the dedication of the Lutheran Theological Seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in Greater Accra, Ghana. LCMS President Rev. Dr . Matthew C. Harrison and ELGC Bishop Paul Fynn lead the ceremony. Photographs by Erik M. Lunsford, staff photojournalist in LCMS Communications.
Ethiopian church, LCMS agree to formal discussions
Leaders of the 6 million-member Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus and the LCMS agree to future discussions about the relationship between the two church bodies.
Two college students raise $50,000-plus for LMI
Rebecca Monnier and Louisa Mehl, seniors at Concordia University, Nebraska, raise $50,605.14 for the Lutheran Malaria Initiative.
Rodewald to lead Lutheran Bible Translators
Dr. Michael K. Rodewald, regional director for Africa with the LCMS Office of International Mission, will begin work June 1, 2014, as executive director of LBT.
The latest LMI buzz from the National LCMS Youth Gathering
In the September issue of the LMI Update, LMI manager Dionne Lovstad-Jones hits the highlights of LMI activities at the National LCMS Youth Gathering held in June in San Antonio.
Malaria partners report on global funding
In the September issue of the LMI Update, Lutheran Malaria Director (LMI) Director for the LCMS Martha Mitkos writes about an advisory meeting held in June with members of the LMI team, staff from the United Nations Foundation and the United Methodist’s Imagine No Malaria campaign in Washington, D.C.
LMI program highlights in Africa
Find a list of program highlights from the Lutheran Malaria Initiative’s work in Africa from the August issue of the LMI Update.
LMI’s outreach manager talks about her trip to Kenya
Dionne Lovstad-Jones, manager of Development Outreach for the Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI) for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, talks about her trip to Kenya in the August 2013 issue of LMI Update.
Convention recognizes Lutheran Church of Togo as partner church
Begun by mission efforts of the LCMS in 1980, the Eglise Luthérienne du Togo (the Lutheran Church of Togo) has more than 30 congregations and preaching stations and 5,221 baptized members.
Convention recognizes former officers, special guests
Former LCMS officers and special guests from other church bodies are given special recognition by the convention.
Convention affirms fellowship with Liberian church
Delegates sing the Doxology to celebrate a new partnership between the LCMS and the ELCL.
Harrison reveals ‘most memorable sermon introduction’
The Rev. Dr. Tilahun Mendedo preaches to delegates, “Natural eyes cannot understand the Word of God.”
Ready. Set. Go! LCMS sends 38 new missionaries to the four corners
Special “sending service” for 38 new Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) missionaries being sent to the four corners of the globe.
Mercy Medical Team Trip to Madagascar
During a March 2013 LCMS Mercy Medical Team trip to Madagascar, team members treated 1,321 patients and filled 4,000 prescriptions.