Lutheran women’s missionary league

‘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.  

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.”

‘Mission Field: USA’ partners with the LCMS Southeastern District to bring Christ’s Gospel to Baltimore

As part of ‘Mission Field: Baltimore,’ the Rev. Martin and Kathy Schultheis will serve the community of Sandtown-Winchester.

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.

LWML adopts $2.075 million mission goal, unveils new logo

Delegates also choose 22 mission grants to support with their mite offerings over the next two years.