The milestone was reached with JILM’s recent gift of $40,000 for LCMS mission and ministry work in Sri Lanka, Russia and Romania.
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 resources will be available free to districts, congregations and schools to use at any time during the month.
The 16 new missionaries and their spouses will serve in nine countries including Peru, Ghana, the Dominican Republic, Togo and the United Kingdom.
At the Nov. 21-22 summit in San Antonio, participants examine the history, theology and result of Lutheran mission work and look toward the future.