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.
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.
The program offers a new way for people in the LCMS to get to know the Synod’s international missionaries.
Lutherans in the Dominican Republic recently received a shipment of books from Lutheran Heritage Foundation (LHF).
Missions Unpacked provides interactive, online resources that enable people to learn more about the Synod’s international mission work without ever leaving home.
This month’s “From the Mission Field” update comes from the Rev. Andrew Fedder, LCMS missionary to Romania.
The chapel service recognized nine new missionary families and honored eight missionary families who recently ended their service.
The session was geared toward preparing the missionaries for the first part of their work: visiting congregations and building a network of support.
The seminary of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) in Addis Ababa was also severely damaged, and several people died.
In partnership with the LCMS, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil recently called eight pastors to serve as alliance missionaries in the Africa and the Latin America and Caribbean regions.
The Board for International Mission met May 27–28, and the Board for National Mission met June 10–11.
At its Sept. 4 meeting, the board also heard about how reductions in budgeted Fiscal Year 2021 expenditures will have a significant impact on LCMS mission and ministry efforts.