Following a fresh round of violent demonstrations in Haiti, the U.S. State Department has upgraded the Travel Advisory for the country to a Level 4 — Do Not Travel.
The Rev. Gary Schulte, area director for LCMS West Africa, shares a story from the Togo Mercy Medical Team clinic in September.
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.
Sharon Thomas, a nurse from Belvidere, Ill., has served on 13 LCMS Mercy Medical Teams — and led 11 of those — to provide medical care to underserved people around the globe.
Madison McKinney, a college junior, was part of an LCMS Mercy Medical Team trip to Kenya in June.
Maggie Karner, Director of the LCMS Life and Health Ministries, talks about the need for volunteers for the Mercy Medical Teams in 2014. She discusses service opportunities for medical professionals and laity overseas in this program. The geographical areas of service and how the program assists LCMS missionaries and partner churches on the field were also explained.
Volunteers are needed to staff five Mercy Medical Teams that will serve in Madagascar, the Dominican Republic, Kenya and Kyrgyzstan in 2014.