LCMS congregations with email addresses should have received an email in late January from the Synod’s Ministry to the Armed Forces regarding “Armed Forces Sunday” on May 19. The email is intended to let congregations know that if they want free resources to celebrate the special Sunday in May, they must place their orders no [...]
Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM) is planning eight Regional Outreach Conferences for 2013. The conferences are designed to inspire, energize and equip attendees to share God’s love, nurture their families and witness to the community. Through presentations, hands-on witnessing opportunities and small- and large-group discussions, the conferences are intended to teach attendees how to share and [...]
Merle Freitag of Wildwood, Mo., former president of the Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF), has been selected to receive the Silver St. Martin of Tours Medal from the LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces Committee and the Office of International Mission. The award will be presented to Freitag during next summer’s LCMS national convention, July [...]
Pastor Byron R. Williams Sr. and the Family of St. Paul-Dallas celebrated God’s Hand moving in a mighty way on Sunday, January 22, 2012. We were blessed to take 21 young people through the waters of Holy Baptism. Adding to the Kingdom is our mandate at St. Paul-Dallas. Jesus reminds us, “Therefore go and make [...]
Georgia Fisher becomes emotional when talking about her 24-year-old grandson, Michael, who is a Marine sergeant serving in Afghanistan since November. “He’s already lost one close buddy,” said Fisher, a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Winter Haven, Fla. “This experience has already changed him and all the others who are serving there. How can [...]
LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense as an employer who provides exceptional support for National Guard and Reserve troops.
LCMS World Mission is proud to partner with Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM) in sponsoring their Regional Outreach Conferences (ROCs) in 2011. These regional conferences are designed to equip attendees for personal faith-sharing, engaging in a post-church culture for Christ, using technology to share the Gospel and more.
Listen to this audio interview with Rev. Dr. Gary Rohwer, of People of the Book Ministries (POBLO). POBLO, an LCMS mission society based in Dearborn Heights, Mich., reaches out to Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs in the United States and abroad…
“We so appreciate being able to give free Bibles to international friends who are studying in our Bible classes! Yan born and raised China, is one of the Bible recipients. Yan grew up without any religious instruction. As a teenager, she was given a necklace with a crucifix on it, but was not told anything about it…”
The annual Lutherans in Medical Missions (LIMM) ‘Needs and Resources Forum’ will be held April 1-2, 2011 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Wichita, Kan. Holy Cross is a pilot congregation of the Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI). The purpose of LMI is to mobilize U.S. Lutherans in the global effort to eliminate malaria deaths in Africa by 2015…