The LCMS continues to face a dire need to recruit church workers, including missionaries — a topic of concern addressed by the Board for International Mission (BIM) at its meeting here Feb. 8-9. “We have a wonderfully large opportunity to recruit pastors and lay missionaries,” the Rev. Randall L. Golter, the new executive director of [...]
Photo: The new LCMS career and GEO missionaries at New Missionary Orientation 2012 gathered in the lobby of the LCMS International Center, St. Louis, in front of the “Great Commission” moasic by artist David von Behren of El Cajon, Calif. It is made from almost 1,600 pieces of 16 varieties of wood found throughout 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 [...]
Lutheran churches Portugal and the Czech Republic recently installed a new president and bishop, respectively. Read about the new leadership of the churches and their future plans.
Karen Roemer, missionary and regional business manager for LCMS World Mission in Eurasia, was called home by the Lord to eternal rest with Him on Sunday, August 14, 2011, near Frankfurt, Germany.
“I came to Odessa, Ukraine, in mid-March at the invitation of Dr. Norman Threinen from our partners in Lutheran Church—Canada (LC—C). My task was to teach two courses at the seminary built by the LC—C for the Synod of Evangelical Lutheran Churches in the Ukraine (SELCU)."
LCMS World Mission is seeking members of a short-term team to serve on a vision trip to an undisclosed location where the LCMS has been working for the last two years. The team has been learning about the country, the people and how we can share the Good News of Jesus. LCMS World Mission is also seeking a homeschool teacher who will provide vital support to a team serving in Central Asia.
"For some time, I [David] have been trying to interest schools in our LCMS Concordia University System to consider Wittenberg as a study-abroad location for their students. The long-standing plan for our ministry here has included providing a place for Missouri Synod Lutherans to study and learn more about their Reformation faith..."
The western district of the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Slovakia is requesting five teams to serve alongside them this summer! Additionally, LCMS World Mission is seeking an individual to serve as a worship leader for an English-speaking congregation in Riga, Latvia...
GEO missionaries are globally engaged in outreach and typically serve for terms of 1-2 years. GEO missionaries are new college grads and retirees. GEO missionaries focus on relationship ministry, often through English-as-a-foreign-language classes, but also through HIV education, homeschooling...