Those who receive calls will attend orientation events March 2-14 and July 12-24, 2015, in St. Louis.
The latest class of missionaries — laypeople and teachers, as well as pastors and deaconesses — will serve in 15 countries.
At its May 30-31 meeting, the Synod’s Board for National Mission continues work on refining policies and on a theological statement for mission.
Church leaders — and later, congregations — are receiving a poster to help spread the word about the need for supporting the mission.
The district presidents also meet with seminary faculty and hear reports from LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison and LCMS Secretary Rev. Dr. Raymond Hartwig.