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.
LCMS mission boards hold first in-person meetings in more than a year
The Board for International Mission met May 27–28, and the Board for National Mission met June 10–11.
BIM focuses on church planting and theological education
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.
In difficult times, international missionaries still being trained, sent
The new missionaries were sent during a service at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis on Aug. 7.
From the mission field: COVID-19 international updates
Due to the events surrounding COVID-19, some LCMS missionaries have returned to the states at this time, but the vast majority remain in the field.
Synod monitoring coronavirus news; missionaries safe
The LCMS is closely monitoring the situation to provide the best possible information and counsel to staff and missionaries who may be in areas of increased risk.
Wolfram joins Office of International Mission
Mark Wolfram, who was installed on Aug. 30, will assist LCMS missionaries in making the various transitions required of their missionary service.
125th anniversary of LCMS mission work around the world
For 125 years, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod has been sending missionaries to proclaim the Gospel, plant churches and show Christ’s mercy across the globe! Hear former missionaries share their experiences, listen as church leaders talk about mission history, and view a timeline that spans from the first mission plant to the present day.
LWML adopts $2.1 million mission goal, elects new president
The new president, Debbie Larson, previously served as LWML North Dakota president.
‘Christ is going with me’: New missionaries prepared, sent
The new missionaries, who will all serve in either Eurasia or Latin America and the Caribbean, attended a weeklong orientation at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.
LWML headed to Mobile for summer convention
The 38th Biennial Convention of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League will take place June 20–23 under the theme, “In Praise to the LORD!”
LCMS launches new missionary website
The website provides a reservoir of resources reflecting the work of the Synod in four international regions.
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.
Board for International Mission turns attention to Asia
At its Jan. 31–Feb. 1 meeting in St. Louis, the board appointed seven new missionaries and continued discussions on the status of international schools and cooperative work with partner churches, districts and mission societies.
From the mission field – The SANAK
The Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church (GKLI) and the LCMS are helping bring God’s Word to nomadic people in Jambi.