Dear Ones with a Heart for Missions!
Ever since 2005, children have been learning they too can play a vital role in sharing Jesus around the world. How? Through kids c.a.r.e ., a Lutheran Women’s Missionary Society (LWMS) program. Each year this program sponsors a mission project that benefits children, alternating between home and world missions. By
participating in the program, the children learn about the location, the people, the challenges, and the blessings of the selected mission. They also pray for the mission and give offerings to it. God has done amazing things through their prayers and offerings, gathering more than $744,790 in 15 years from children, individuals, and
church groups! We thank the Lord for his blessings!
We pray these kids c.a.r.e . lessons inspire children to be mission minded for life, to grow up thinking that sharing the Word with friends and neighbors and supporting mission work throughout the world is just what Christians do. Some might even consider becoming full time servants of the Word, as staff ministers, pastors, teachers, or missionaries, because of the mission minded influence of the kids c.a.r.e . program. Will you partner with us in this endeavor?
The kids c.a.r.e. project for 2021-2022 will be Outreach to Roma. We might think we know nothing about the Roma. What if we heard “Gypsy?” Roma is the name by which they are known; Gypsy is a negative term which they find hurtful. The Roma have a history of over 400 years of slavery in Europe and, while now free, still face poverty, racial inequality, and racism. Offerings received for kids c.a.r.e. between June 2021 and May 2022 will help our mission in Bulgaria to establish ways to reach the Roma and bring the good news to a mission field of over 750,000 souls who do not yet know our Savior.
Three days of lesson plans have been written by WELS teachers with activities at two age levels of instruction. These lessons are designed to be integrated with the Christ-Light curriculum, and are user-friendly for parents, grandparents, Sunday school teachers, and early childhood centers. All of these new kids c.a.r.e. resources will become available at the Virtual LWMS Convention June 24-27, 2021
Please consider using this program to train the children in your care to
veryone with the gospel. Thank you for your prayers and any
way you choose to support this mission through the kids c.a.r.e program.