Photo: Missionary Susan Mehl, right, talks with one of the students at a school of The Lutheran Church—Hong Kong Synod. This update was shared by Rev. John and Susan Mehl, who serve as LCMS missionaries in the Asia Pacific region. They are based in Hong Kong. “Susan tutors Chinese students in English on Mondays at [...]
The final donor newsletter and a statistical final report sharing the results of the Synod-wide Fan into Flame campaign are now available for download. “More than $67 million in gifts and pledges for mission work were received under the banner of Fan into Flame,” wrote Mark Hofman, executive director of Mission Advancement for the LCMS, [...]
Photo: The full-time residency deaconess students at Lutheran Theological Seminary recently met with the part-time intensive course deaconess students and instructors Deaconess Grace Rao and Deaconess Deborah Rockrohr. This update was shared by LCMS missionaries Rev. Dr. Carl and Deaconess Deborah Rockrohr, who live and serve in South Africa. “We have reached the midpoint of [...]
Photo: LCMS representatives meet with Bishop Amos Bolay, far right, of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Liberia outside a Lutheran congregation in Monrovia, Liberia. LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison declared fellowship with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Liberia (ELCL) May 10. This declaration followed the Commission on Theology and Church Relations’ (CTCR) action [...]
Photo: The Rev. Jose Pfaffenzeller, right, of Concordia Seminary, Argentina, faculty, communes the Rev. Egon Kopereck, president of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil, during the school’s 70th anniversary service on May 1. Nearly 1,000 Lutherans gathered May 1 on the campus of Concordia Seminary in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to celebrate and thank God for [...]
Rev. David Mahsman, director of special assignments in Eurasia, has been working on the Wittenberg Project, particularly focused around Wittenberg’s “Old Latin School”. Check out his update on the project!
Photo: A short-term missionary talks with students at the Concordia English Center in Macau. Current service opportunity: Urgent need for English-as-a-Foreign Language teacher: June 30 – Aug. 14, 2012 Concordia English Center in Macau urgently needs short-term missionaries to serve by helping teach English classes to professional adults and students who are preparing to study [...]
Photo: Darin Storkson, left, LCMS regional director for Southern Asia, meets with Bishop Aladin Sitio of the Indonesian Lutheran Christian Church. The Rev. Dr. Albert B. Collver III, LCMS director of Church Relations, and Darin Storkson, LCMS regional director for Southern Asia and Oceania, recently visited with officials from the Indonesian Lutheran Christian Church (ILCC) [...]