mission funds

Six matching funds offer Synod rare opportunity

Four of the six matching or challenge-match initiatives support core LCMS work and the other two target special opportunities to extend the Synod’s impact in the world.

Pastor completes 24-hour ‘ultramarathon’ to raise mission funds

The Rev. Mark Junkans of Houston — whose 119-mile ordeal raised $80,000-plus — said he “never thought of giving up” because he “wanted to make a difference for the kingdom of God.”