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.
BIM fills vacancies, issues calls
The LCMS Board for International Mission met in St. Louis Sept. 22–23.
From the mission field – Walking together in Brazil
In June, representatives from the LCMS and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil signed a memorandum setting the criteria for the Alliance Missionary Project.
Alliance missionaries called to serve
In partnership with the LCMS, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil recently called eight pastors to serve as alliance missionaries in the Africa and the Latin America and Caribbean regions.
From the mission field – Spanish Dogmatics volumes printed
For the first time, two Spanish translations of Confessional Lutheran Dogmatics — Baptism and Christology — are available in print.
From the mission field – Renovations in Uruguay
Building renovations will expand educational opportunities in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Convention celebrates 125 years of mission work in the LCMS
Delegates to the 2019 LCMS convention adopted resolutions giving thanks for the 125th anniversary, as well as mission work — past and present — in the Synod’s four world regions.
Delegates acclaim fellowship with three European church bodies
The delegates of the 67th Regular Convention of the LCMS recognized and endorsed fellowship between the LCMS and three Eurasian church bodies.
Wittenberg an ‘apt’ choice for Sixth ILC World Seminaries Conference
About 60 participants gather in the city where the Reformation started for the International Lutheran Council’s Oct. 11-13 theological-education conference.
Leaders term new fellowship with Uruguay church ‘a gift’
The Synod’s burgeoning partnership with the Lutheran Church of Uruguay includes the prospect of the first-ever Lutheran university in Spanish-speaking Latin America.
Mozambique Lutheran church ordains first pastors
Concordia Lutheran Church in Mozambique — a denomination with 10 congregations and some 1,200 baptized members — ordains its first eight pastors.
BIM’s mission immersion to guide future direction
The LCMS Board for International Mission experiences mission first-hand in the Dominican Republic for four days, culminating with its Feb. 26 meeting there.