The LCMS, in partnership with Lutheran World Relief and with the support of the United Nations Foundation, began engaging districts, congregations and schools in the Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI) in fall 2011. Together as a Synod since then, we raised more than $7 million in the global fight against malaria through LMI.
Partnerships that began with the Lutheran Malaria Initiative in January are now making the response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis easier.
The Sept. 20-23 meeting of the LCMS Council of Presidents involves a lot more than oversight of administrative issues.
Lutherans across the United States will come together April 22-25 to “Orange Out Malaria!” as part of the Lutheran Malaria Initiative.
Although it’s winding down its fundraising campaign this spring, the Lutheran Malaria Initiative is far from over.
Rebecca Monnier and Louisa Mehl, seniors at Concordia University, Nebraska, raise $50,605.14 for the Lutheran Malaria Initiative.
In the September issue of the LMI Update, LMI manager Dionne Lovstad-Jones hits the highlights of LMI activities at the National LCMS Youth Gathering held in June in San Antonio.
In the September issue of the LMI Update, Lutheran Malaria Director (LMI) Director for the LCMS Martha Mitkos writes about an advisory meeting held in June with members of the LMI team, staff from the United Nations Foundation and the United Methodist’s Imagine No Malaria campaign in Washington, D.C.
The challenge grant, offered by Angel Tear Ministries, enables LMI to put $250,000 toward helping families in Africa, where nearly 700,000 people die annually from malaria.
Find a list of program highlights from the Lutheran Malaria Initiative’s work in Africa from the August issue of the LMI Update.
Dionne Lovstad-Jones, manager of Development Outreach for the Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI) for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, talks about her trip to Kenya in the August 2013 issue of LMI Update.
With a unanimous voice vote yesterday, the nearly 1,200 delegates to the 65th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) affirmed Resolution 2-06, encouraging a strong finish for the Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI).
ST. LOUIS, April 22, 2013—In observation of World Malaria Day, Thursday, April 25, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) through the Lutheran Malaria Initiative is encouraging its members and all concerned individuals to remember those suffering from malaria by praying a special prayer.
ST. LOUIS, April 15, 2013 – Every April 25, the world observes World Malaria Day. This year, from April 21-27, Lutherans across the United States will come together to “Orange Out Malaria!” as part of the Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI).
Three special observances — “Orange Out Malaria!,” World Malaria Day and LMI Sunday — are set for April as part of the Lutheran Malaria Initiative.
By Vicki Biggs In Africa, a child dies of malaria every 60 seconds. As part of the ongoing efforts of the Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI) to reverse this statistic, leaders from the LCMS, Lutheran World Relief (LWR) and Lutheran churches…