Missions Updates

River of Life

For many, the end of August is an enchanting time. Summer is almost gone, but its last shows are worth the wait. Like a fireworks grand finale, summer often saves the best for last. Parents and children prize these last summer days—the campfires, the fireflies, and long weekends at the...

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kids c.a.r.e. project 2015-2016 update

Malawians are still thanking the LWMS program kids c.a.r.e. In 2015-2016, the Central Africa Medical Mission (CAMM) Orphan/Infant Care program in Malawi was selected by the Lutheran Women’s Missionary Society (LWMS) as their kids c.a.r.e recipient.  Kids c.a.r.e. (care about reaching...

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Family Ministry for Outreach

We would like to heartily thank the children who contributed to the kids c.a.r.e. project of 2016-17 Family Ministry for Outreach which provided us with a reading loft for our preschool. The reading loft we received through the grant is a definite focal piece in our classroom. When new families...

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Academia Cristo March 2018 Update

Academia Cristo update March 2018 from AcademiaCristo on Vimeo.

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Caribbean Scholarship Fund

Caribbean Scholarship Fund is a home mission project on the 2018 Spring Ballot. Contributions to this special scholarship fund will help eager Caribbean students to have access to our synod's worker training college and seminary, to help meet the need for highly trained called workers to serve...

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Repatriation Conferences

At the LWMS Annual Convention of 2017 held in Orlando Florida, half of the convention offering was given to Repatriation Conferences.  In August of 2016, my wife Heidi and I along with other former missionaries and their wives were privileged to be part of the WELS missionary Repatriation...

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Greetings from Japan

The following excerpts are from a Christmas letter written by Pastor Haga of Mito, Japan, about how the Grace Lutheran congregation is reaching out with the gospel and how God is blessing their efforts—one person at a time with results not always evident until decades after the seed of the...

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Message a Missionary

At the 2017 LWMS Convention in Orlando our former Prayer Corner became “Message a Missionary”.  The more than 100 letters were sent by Vice President Sheila Fry to each missionary to whom the message was written. What a pleasant surprise to have a few missionaries write back! Here...

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Equipment Fund - More Exciting Than You Would Think

The Home Mission project known as the Equipment Fund was a recipient of a LWMS gift at the 2017 Convention in Orlando, Florida.  When I was first asked to write this article, I wasn’t sure what I was going to write about. The Equipment Fund has furnished our congregation with some...

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A Son of LWMS

Half of the 2017 LWMS offerings were given at the convention to Project #HM-2016-15 Cross-Cultural Mission Conferences and Training. This article is written to the women of LWMS by a pastor who is thankful for the gift which enables WELS to host an annual Asian-Anglo Conference.  Paul...

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How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news... ~ Isaiah 52:7