OIM executive director encourages missionaries; LCMS funds grants for coronavirus awareness.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
The $3,000 scholarship in memory of Carrie Collins will enable a nursing student to serve on a Mercy Medical Team in 2015.
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.