The LCMS Office of International Mission worked with Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, to create a curriculum dedicated to providing pastors in Africa with advanced leadership training.
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.
Recipients of the scholarship must be studying to become Lutheran pastors, deaconesses or Christian evangelists serving in Africa LCMS partner churches.
The International Lutheran Council (ILC) is an association of confessional Lutheran church bodies.
A Mission Training Center is an LCMS-supported program that helps parish pastors in Africa train men and women for service in the church.
In September, four new pastors were ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kenya.
Project 24, which provides boarding for Kenyan children while they attend school, had to close its sites and send the children home in 2020 due to COVID-19.
In a supplement to the February 2020 “Reporter,” learn how The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Global Seminary Initiative transforms the lives and futures of LCMS partner churches and the pastors who serve them.
Project 24 opens a new boarding facility in Kenya; missionaries in Papua New Guinea publish a paper against sorcery-accusation-related violence.
An LCMS Mercy Medical Team visits Sierra Leone. Members of Gambella Lutheran Church in Kenya receive the Lord’s Supper for the first time in over five years.
Leaders of six Lutheran church bodies, three seminaries and five Bible institutes gathered with over 40 other theologians and church workers at the Concordia The Reformer Mercy Center and Seminary in Santiago, Dominican Republic. In Kenya, Britt Odemba is celebrating five years of service as an LCMS career missionary.