At its Sept. 4 meeting, the board also heard about how reductions in budgeted Fiscal Year 2021 expenditures will have a significant impact on LCMS mission and ministry efforts.
The funds are helping care for church workers and supplying much-needed bags of food for congregation members and their surrounding communities.
The LCMS Office of International Mission has been partnering with our missionaries to provide volunteer support to ongoing English-based outreach efforts. These tips are based on one missionary’s experience hosting an online conversation group, but most can be applied in any English conversation partner setting.
The new missionaries were sent during a service at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis on Aug. 7.
Due to the events surrounding COVID-19, some LCMS missionaries have returned to the states at this time, but the vast majority remain in the field.
The LCMS Boards for International and National Mission held online meetings on May 29 and June 5, respectively.
Due to near-term COVID-related challenges, the Board in April had endorsed a proposal from the Operations Team to prepare spending forecasts through the end of the current fiscal year and abbreviated budget proposals for just the first quarter of the next.
The Malagasy Lutheran Church requested and received support from the LCMS to help spread awareness about the COVID-19 virus.
LCMS missionaries in the Dominican Republic get to build relationships share Christ with people simply by doing life together.
The milestone was reached with JILM’s recent gift of $40,000 for LCMS mission and ministry work in Sri Lanka, Russia and Romania.
OIM executive director encourages missionaries; LCMS funds grants for coronavirus awareness.
Ceylon Evangelical Lutheran Publishing House has announced the release of downloadable, online versions of Luther’s Small Catechism in multiple languages.
Included in the issue are stories about what it looks like, as Christ’s followers, to make disciples for life.