Mercy Medical Team

From the mission field – Updates on COVID-19

OIM executive director encourages missionaries; LCMS funds grants for coronavirus awareness.

Know before you go — to Haiti or anywhere

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.

‘Know Before You Go’ — safety tips for international missionaries

The LCMS Office of International Mission provides a “Know Before You Go” document with helpful travel safety principles from various sources.

From the Mission Field – Togo Mercy Medical Team

The Rev. Gary Schulte, area director for LCMS West Africa, shares a story from the Togo Mercy Medical Team clinic in September.

From the Mission Field – June 2018

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.

First domestic Mercy Medical Team bolsters Philadelphia church

The six-member team holds a community health fair Aug. 26-27 at Shepherd of the City Lutheran Church.

Photo essay: Extending Mercy in Kenya

The first LCMS Mercy Medical Team in Lodwar, Kenya, treats 1,861 people over five days in June.

The LCMS: A legacy of mercy continues at home and abroad

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.

KFUO Audio: Interview about Mercy Medical Team event in Philadelphia in August 2016

KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates talks with Deaconess Melissa DeGroot and Tracy Quaethem, manager, LCMS Life and Health Ministries, about the domestic Mercy Medical Team event scheduled for Aug. 25-29, 2016, in Philadelphia, Pa.

From the Editor: Bearing Merciful Fruit

This issue of Lutherans Engage the World tells stories of witness and mercy — particularly the ongoing work through the church and in the home where “trees” are watered and then naturally bear merciful fruit.

Mercy Medical Teams: Balm for the Body, Encouragement for the Soul

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod sends Mercy Medical Teams (MMT) — comprised of medical personnel, clergy and hardworking laypeople from the United States — to provide medical care to people living in remote areas of the world.

KFUO Audio: Interview about LCMS Mercy Medical Teams

KFUO Radio host Andy Bates talks with Tracy Quaethem and volunteers about LCMS Mercy Medical Teams. Quaethem, of LCMS Life and Health Ministries, shares details about the program, and past participants share personal stories from serving in Madagascar, Kenya and other underserved regions.

LCMS Mercy Medical Team in Chesinende, Kenya

The LCMS serves throughout the world, sharing the love of Christ in word and deed. Mercy medical teams (MMTs) are an effective example of this rich outpouring of the Gospel combined with service, as shown recently by the MMT that served alongside the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kenya in June.

MMT scholarships available for college students

To be eligible for the Mercy Medical Team scholarships, a student must be enrolled in a health-related program at a Concordia University System school.

Medical-mission scholarship reflects young woman’s dream

The $3,000 scholarship in memory of Carrie Collins will enable a nursing student to serve on a Mercy Medical Team in 2015.

Service Opportunities – July 2013

Jesus comes to serve you, and He does. He also has given you the gift of serving your neighbors — those people He has placed in your life. So, join us in receiving all that God has to give. Then turn right around in joyful service and love those in your midst. Thanks be to God, we know you can, and we pray you will.