volunteers

Impact of Hurricane Ida continues days after landfall

In the days since the Category 4 storm made landfall and continued inland across the Southern and Eastern United States, it is estimated to have caused at least 65 deaths and more than $50 billion in damages.

LCMS Youth Gathering adds new, flexible volunteer opportunity for 2022

The new volunteer track will allow more people to get involved, even if they don’t have a full week to commit. 

Laborers For Christ to cease operations in June

The decision comes after an extensive, 18-month review of the LFC program that “revealed a number of critical issues impacting LFC operations.”

Jesus Is Lord Mission crosses $3 million in giving to international mission

The milestone was reached with JILM’s recent gift of $40,000 for LCMS mission and ministry work in Sri Lanka, Russia and Romania.

Wurst installed as volunteer manager for LCMS Disaster Response; Meyer to serve as director of training

Wurst’s and Meyer’s new positions reflect a new staff structure for LCMS Disaster Response.

‘Joy:fully Serving’: Convention volunteers pack gift baskets for families in need

More than 50 volunteers prepared 275 baskets in four categories: mom care, baby care, spiritual care and household.

Helping families facing homelessness shows Christ’s love for our neighbors

Because these families with women and children are often coming out of a domestic violence situation, we most likely will never meet them for the sake of their safety and anonymity. This is how it should be. It is about them, not us.

We have all the volunteers we need

How are we equipping, encouraging, and enabling the people God has given us to serve and volunteer in His mission?

How are you giving of yourself for the Lord’s Church?

The LCMS celebrates our treasured volunteers during National Volunteer Month in April 2019. May the Lord bless your service to His Kingdom.

Thanks be to God for volunteers

Thanks to God for the selfless volunteers who provide incredible support to LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission and our congregations. 

The huge impact of volunteering

Approximately $65 billion of volunteer effort was given by faithful Christians serving through their church.

Volunteering with … Farming? Accounting? English? Yes!

Every year, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod sends short-term volunteers to international locations. Read how the “ordinary” skills of volunteers have been put to use to further God’s kingdom around the world.  

Volunteers, you make a difference in the world

Volunteering is as much a joyful sacrifice as any philanthropist’s donation, and it showcases the talents and time God has entrusted to the volunteer.

Dedicated volunteers help make Operation Barnabas a success

Volunteers make a difference in the lives of many military connected people through the Operation Barnabas program.

Older adults: an overlooked ministry resource?

Some 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day. Many older adults are healthy, active and want to serve others.

Lutheran Braille Workers seeks volunteers

Volunteers at some 160 ministry centers across the United States produce Christian materials in multiple languages for distribution in more than 130 countries.