The 31 new missionaries will serve in 15 countries, including four where the Synod does not currently have a presence.
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.
The first issue of the new e-publication addresses whether there is a distinctly LCMS approach to mission.
The team opens new office space for their work of recruiting and placing more LCMS missionaries.
Members of the Association of Lutheran Mission Agencies say they gain valuable insights at their annual conference, held earlier this year.
The Synod is seeking to place 20 short-term missionaries who can teach English as a foreign language at schools and churches overseas.
The February 2014 new missionary orientation culminated in a special Service of Sending Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) International Center in St. Louis. During the service, the new missionaries received certificates of completion for LCMS Missionary Orientation, and they, their spouses and families were prayed for.
The staff changes at the LCMS International Center involve the Rev. Dr. Edward Grimenstein, the Rev. Dr. Albert Collver III and the Rev. Steven Schave.
Interested in making a charitable donation before year’s end? Check out the Synod’s “Make a Gift” website!
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.
We’re delighted to share this video from Sunday’s grand opening of the Mercy House in La Victoria, Lima, Peru. The Rev. Mark Eisold, an LCMS career missionary in Peru, said he is thankful for “people like you in the United…