OIM executive director encourages missionaries; LCMS funds grants for coronavirus awareness.
A volunteer Mercy Medical Team from The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and a local medical team provided health care to about 1,000 patients from a remote village in Uganda in 2019.
Ten strangers from different parts of America joined Ugandan Lutheran church leaders, pastors, lay members, and local medical providers to serve on an LCMS Mercy Medical Team in Uganda.
We ask all individuals serving with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod to consult with a primary care provider or travel physician prior to departing on a short-term mission trip.
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 LCMS Office of International Mission provides a “Know Before You Go” document with helpful travel safety principles from various sources.
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.
The six-member team holds a community health fair Aug. 26-27 at Shepherd of the City Lutheran Church.
The first LCMS Mercy Medical Team in Lodwar, Kenya, treats 1,861 people over five days in June.
God is working in Philadelphia, and we thank Him for the opportunity to be His hands and feet to His children there.
Most importantly, we should remember that all nations, developed or not, belong in God’s world, created by Him and ruled by His hand.
And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:17
From Mercy Medical Teams providing essential medical care around the globe to serving people in urban and rural settings to comforting victims of disasters here at home, mercy is at the heart of everything we do.