India – IELC Golden Jubilee ; In June 2008, the India Evangelical Lutheran Church commemorated 50 years as an independent church body during the Golden Jubilee celebration at Concordia Seminary in Nagercoil, India.
Amy Riley “Rainbows remind us that ‘God loves me!’” LCMS missionary Ben Riley helps students create rainbows at Trinity Lutheran School in Battambang, Cambodia. Ben was part of a team from Concordia Middle School in Chiayi, Taiwan which traveled to Cambodia over the Chinese New Year holiday to help support the work of Trinity Lutheran Church [...]
Rev. Al Tormoehlen serves LCMS World Mission as the director of The 72-Partners on the Road ™ ministry. The 72, formerly known as Harvesters for Christ, is an outreach ministry of LCMS World Mission, in which trained volunteers serve on location with a congregation and assist them as they begin, revitalize, or expand their outreach ministry. Audio Interview courtesy of KFUO Radio AM 2009.
Apple of His Eye Mission Society, a Registered Service Organization of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, is pleased to offer a Messianic Passover Kit on its Web site at www.appleofhiseye.org. The 27-page kit includes historical information and anecdotes about the celebration of Seder, or Passover Supper, celebrated by the Jewish people since God delivered them from [...]
For the sixth time in more than 10 years, a group of members from Bella Vista Lutheran Church of Bella Vista, Ark. visited Vietnam from February 8-19, led by retired pastor Ron Pfluger. In addition to such yearly activities as visiting LCMS World Mission project sites in Phu Tho province and universities in Hanoi and [...]
Photo from morning devotion at the IELC School for the Blind in Bargur, India. View more photos from India Learn more about the ministry work in India
LCMS World Mission’s career missionaries and personnel from across Asia met in Hong Kong February 12-14 for a ‘workgroup’ meeting. The event was a rare opportunity for the team to recharge and enjoy fellowship with their mission and ministry teammates. More than a retreat, though, the three-day meeting was a time to come together as a unified group [...]