The 40th Biennial Convention of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League is set for June 22–25 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee.
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‘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.
From the mission field — LWML grant supports sewing lessons in Kenya
Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.
Board hears updates on national work of Synod
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Board for National Mission met Oct. 14–15 in St. Louis.
Mission board gets uplifting overseas reports
The LCMS Board for International Mission met Sept. 23 and 24 in St. Louis.
LWML runs the race to Lexington and beyond
The theme of the convention, held June 24–27 in Lexington, Ky., was “Running the Race; Looking to Jesus.”
LWML adopts $2.1 million mission goal, elects new president
The new president, Debbie Larson, previously served as LWML North Dakota president.
LWML headed to Mobile for summer convention
The 38th Biennial Convention of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League will take place June 20–23 under the theme, “In Praise to the LORD!”
Paula Schlueter Ross retires after nearly 35 years at ‘Reporter’
As a writer and editor for LCMS Communications, Ross filed thousands of articles, earning 17 national writing awards from the Associated Church Press, including seven first-place “Awards of Excellence.”
Registration opens Feb. 1 for LWML convention in Mobile
Early registration opens Feb. 1 for the 38th Biennial Convention of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, set for June 20–23 in Mobile, Ala.
LWML sets Sept. 30 deadline for mission-grant requests
The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) is accepting requests through Sept. 30 for mission grants to be voted on at the 2019 LWML convention.
LCMS Disaster Response partners with Guatemala Lutherans in volcano’s aftermath
Volcàn de Fuego, or “fire volcano,” violently erupted without warning Sunday, June 3, burying whole villages and farms near the Central American city of Antigua, Guatemala.
Obituary: Rev. Paul Weber, former Ohio District president
The Rev. Paul A. Weber, who served as president of the LCMS Ohio District from 1982 to 1988, died May 27. His funeral service is set for 11 a.m. on Monday, June 4.
Resources available for 2019 LWML convention
Available on the convention website are several free items LWML groups and congregations can use to let their members know about the convention.
LWML gives $100,000 to missionaries
The grant will provide $10,000 each to assist nine missionaries/missionary families serving in Burkina Faso, Kenya, Ethiopia, Hong Kong, Peru and Russia, and another missionary who has been called to Thailand.