Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.
The organization was not able to observe its 40th anniversary last year due to the pandemic, so chose instead to commemorate the anniversary at this year’s conference.
The board also heard a presentation on the Synod’s new national mission emphasis, ‘Making Disciples For Life.’
A total of 201 students received their first calls to pastoral and diaconal ministry and their assignments as vicars and deaconess interns during four services held on the two seminary campuses April 29–30 and May 1.
Deaconesses and deaconess students with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod discussed their recent mercy expedition to Peru with KFUO Radio host Andy Bates.
Deaconesses Amanda Van de Kamp and Deaconess Kristin Wassilak talked on Dec. 7 with KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates about becoming and serving as deaconesses in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.
KFUO Radio host Andy Bates talks with Deaconess Grace Rao, director of LCMS Deaconess Ministry, about the deaconess programs in Nigeria and Lithuania.
Participants say they appreciate the DOXOLOGY for Deaconesses conference this October in Racine, Wis., and the Grace Place Wellness retreat for deaconesses last year in St. Louis.
At their annual conference, members of Concordia Deaconess Conference (CDC) adopt a resolution to make offering envelopes available to support CDC’s work.
At its annual conference in Winter Park, Fla., Concordia Deaconess Conference also elects new officers, including Jennifer M. Phillips of Monroeville, Ind., president.
This month, two LCMS deaconesses were commissioned in the mission field. Deaconesses Ashley Prothro and Elizabeth Ahlman were inducted into the ranks of the Concordia Deaconess College and are set to fulfill their calls in the Eurasia mission field.