The LCMS Boards for International and National Mission met in January and February in St. Louis.
From the mission field: Living voices of the Gospel in Papua New Guinea
Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.
BIM fills vacancies, issues calls
The LCMS Board for International Mission met in St. Louis Sept. 22–23.
‘What a joy’: Day of Thanksgiving celebrates missionaries
On Aug. 26, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod recognized the service of eight missionaries and missionary families who are retiring or leaving the field and welcomed one new missionary.
BIM plans for future, gives thanks for past blessings
The board met May 26–27 in St. Louis.
Synod honors new and retiring missionaries
On May 6, the LCMS Office of International Mission hosted a Service of Thanksgiving and a subsequent ceremony to recognize five new missionary families and honor seven missionary families who have recently ended their service.
Podcast offers ‘5 minutes with a missionary’
The program offers a new way for people in the LCMS to get to know the Synod’s international missionaries.
From the mission field: Books for the Dominican Republic
Lutherans in the Dominican Republic recently received a shipment of books from Lutheran Heritage Foundation (LHF).
Program ‘unpacks’ Synod’s international mission work
Missions Unpacked provides interactive, online resources that enable people to learn more about the Synod’s international mission work without ever leaving home.
From the mission field: Helping Ukrainian refugees in Romania
This month’s “From the Mission Field” update comes from the Rev. Andrew Fedder, LCMS missionary to Romania.
Wife of Synod’s longest-serving alliance missionary laid to rest in Jamaica
Abasifreke Ite, wife of the Rev. Obot Ite, died on Nov. 20, 2021, in Kingston, Jamaica.
Service of Thanksgiving recognizes missionaries
The chapel service recognized nine new missionary families and honored eight missionary families who recently ended their service.
Juan de Frías, Lutheran martyr of Venezuela
This article is the second in a series observing Hispanic Heritage Month.
New missionaries complete first week of orientation
The session was geared toward preparing the missionaries for the first part of their work: visiting congregations and building a network of support.
LCMS missionaries displaced by Ethiopia flooding
The seminary of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) in Addis Ababa was also severely damaged, and several people died.