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‘An attitude of lifelong service’: Servant Event registration now open

Events will begin as early as March and continue through August.

CTCR releases end-of-life update, begins work of new triennium

The new report follows and expands on the CTCR’s previous work on end-of-life issues.

Bible camp curriculum shares Jesus abroad and at home

The curriculum, titled “Jesus Frees Us,” uses Old Testament stories to show how Jesus frees His people and how they can respond in love.

Position announcement: Office of International Mission

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) announces an opening for the position of executive director of the LCMS Office of International Mission.

Curriculum helps teach children about international mission

A new edition of Missions Unpacked for Kids, produced by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s (LCMS) Short-Term Mission unit, is now available.

Day of Thanksgiving celebrates missionaries

The Aug. 18 event recognized alumni missionaries and sent first-time missionaries to the mission field. 

Mission boards hold last meetings of quadrennium

The boards next meet Sept. 14 and 15 in St. Louis.

From the mission field: Teaching English in the Czech Republic

LCMS missionary Chelsea Irwin recently began teaching English to preschool students in the Czech Republic.

Synod celebrates missionaries entering, returning from field

The Day of Thanksgiving took place May 5 at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.

From the mission field: Pastoral education in Africa

The LCMS Office of International Mission worked with Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, to create a curriculum dedicated to providing pastors in Africa with advanced leadership training.

Krikava takes on new role with OIM

The Rev. James Krikava previously served as the regional director for the Synod’s work in Eurasia.

COP, BOD meet in St. Louis

Among other items, the COP discussed the Concordia University System, and the BOD reviewed the Synod’s financial position.

Synod celebrates longtime servants Miller and Stroh

Krista Miller and Ross Stroh worked for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod for a combined total of 55 years.

Mission boards look to convention

The LCMS Boards for International and National Mission met in January and February in St. Louis.

Bernhard M. Seter scholarship to support church work students in Africa

Recipients of the scholarship must be studying to become Lutheran pastors, deaconesses or Christian evangelists serving in Africa LCMS partner churches.

BIM fills vacancies, issues calls

The LCMS Board for International Mission met in St. Louis Sept. 22–23.