LCMS International Mission

Bible camp curriculum shares Jesus abroad and at home

The curriculum, titled “Jesus Frees Us,” uses Old Testament stories to show how Jesus frees His people and how they can respond in love.

Curriculum helps teach children about international mission

A new edition of Missions Unpacked for Kids, produced by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s (LCMS) Short-Term Mission unit, is now available.

From the mission field: Pastoral education in Africa

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.

Two new preaching stations open in Uruguay

LCMS missionaries in Uruguay work with pastors of the Lutheran Church of Uruguay and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil to bring the Gospel to the Uruguayan people.

Relief efforts begin after Hurricane Fiona

Early reports from LAC missionaries confirm the impact of this storm on communities struggling to recover from previous storms.

‘What a joy’: Day of Thanksgiving celebrates missionaries

On Aug. 26, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod recognized the service of eight missionaries and missionary families who are retiring or leaving the field and welcomed one new missionary.  

LCMS Board of Directors approves surplus budget for FY23

The budget includes total revenue of just over $82 million and total spending of $81.4 million.

Program ‘unpacks’ Synod’s international mission work

Missions Unpacked provides interactive, online resources that enable people to learn more about the Synod’s international mission work without ever leaving home.

Lutherans around the world unite to support refugees

Refugees from Ukraine continue to escape to any place that will accept them.

Amid war in Ukraine, the church’s mission remains

As the conflict in Ukraine enters its second month, the people of the LCMS continue to pray for those affected and seek opportunities to help.

From the mission field: Helping Ukrainian refugees in Romania

This month’s “From the Mission Field” update comes from the Rev. Andrew Fedder, LCMS missionary to Romania. 

‘Let love be genuine’: More help for Ukraine

The actions of a Lutheran in Romania bear witness to the love of God in Christ Jesus.

‘The list changes daily’: Help for Ukraine

The LCMS Office of International Mission is currently working with five partner churches to help refugees from this conflict.