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.
Bernhard M. Seter scholarship to support church work students in Africa
Recipients of the scholarship must be studying to become Lutheran pastors, deaconesses or Christian evangelists serving in Africa LCMS partner churches.
ILC elects Pohjola chair, adds new members
The International Lutheran Council (ILC) is an association of confessional Lutheran church bodies.
From the mission field — Mission Training Centers
A Mission Training Center is an LCMS-supported program that helps parish pastors in Africa train men and women for service in the church.
Obituary: Rev. Bernhard M. Seter, former chairman of the LCMS Board for International Mission
The Rev. Bernhard M. Seter died on March 22 at the age of 69.
From the mission field — LWML grant supports sewing lessons in Kenya
Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.
From the mission field: New pastors in Kenya
In September, four new pastors were ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kenya.
From the mission field: Project 24 finds blessing during pandemic
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.
COVID-19 impacts international mission field
Mission field updates from Cambodia and Kenya.
‘Reporter’ Supplement: Global Seminary Initiative – We’re all in this together
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.
From the mission field – Kenya and Papua New Guinea
Project 24 opens a new boarding facility in Kenya; missionaries in Papua New Guinea publish a paper against sorcery-accusation-related violence.
From the Mission Field – June 2018
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.
From the Mission Field – May 2018
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.
Photo essay: Powerful Moments — A Year in Review
Nine photos taken during 2016 illustrate how God has been at work worldwide through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.
New BIM members learn scope of international work
“I give thanks to God that I’m able to be a part of it,” said new LCMS Board for International Mission member Rev. Roberto Rojas at the board’s first meeting of the new triennium.