Swimming in the pool. Eating yummy Thai food. Being with Dad, who travels to other countries for work. Those are some things Emma Hanson, 12-year-old daughter of LCMS career missionaries Rev. Carl and Chenhsi Hanson, says she liked about the retreat for LCMS missionary families serving in Asia. But best of all was spending time [...]
“Mercy in Action” was the theme as more than 50 participants from nine countries attended the disaster-response training conference for The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod’s Asia Pacific region Nov. 27-29 in Hong Kong. The trainees came representing LCMS partner churches and partner ministries in Taiwan, Japan, China, Thailand, Cambodia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam and Hong [...]
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 [...]
The Lutheran Church in the Philippines (LCP) — a partner church with the LCMS — is reunited, after being separated into two distinct factions for more than two decades. Reunification came Oct. 26 in a vote of delegates from both groups to the church body’s joint convention Oct. 23-26 in Antipolo City, Rizal, the Philippines. [...]
Representatives of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod and the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession (known by the Czech acronym ECAV) in the Czech Republic signed a “working agreement” July 11 that pledges continuing dialogue between the two church bodies and allows the LCMS to operate an English-speaking congregation in Prague – St. Michael’s Lutheran Church. The [...]
The 72 career missionaries who serve The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod by sharing the Gospel message with people in countries around the world have another task: Telling the story of their work — and God’s work — to the church at-large through what is known as “home service.” Every two years, career missionaries return to the [...]
Since the deadly March 11, 2011, earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis in Japan, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) has been working with Japanese Lutheran partners on a long-term response to help ease suffering. The 9.0 magnitude quake triggered a tsunami that killed 16,000 people and left hundreds of thousands of survivors homeless. The tsunami also [...]
Find photos and videos from this week’s International Lutheran Theological Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, which is addressing some of the critical issues facing the Lutheran church today, at www.lcms.org/pragueconference.
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.
LCMS missionaries and partners continue to provide updates on the relief efforts for our brothers and sisters in Christ in Japan. The LCMS has already partnered with the Japan Lutheran Church (JLC) to provide a $100,000 grant for their relief efforts. As the JLC decides their course of action…