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Dear friends and family:   Thank you for your interest and support!  Attached is our October 2020 newsletter.  If you have difficulty opening or reading it, please let me know.   in Christ,   Pastor Michael and Jen-Yi “Irene” Paul   Rev. Dr. Michael Paul Theological Educator to Taiwan LCMS Office of International Mission www.lcms.org/paul   p.s. All of our…

Pauls’ Taiwan mission newsletter – October 2020

Dear friends and family: Thank you for your interest and support!  Attached is our October 2020 newsletter.  If you have difficulty opening or reading it, please let me know. in Christ, Pastor Michael and Jen-Yi “Irene” Paul Rev. Dr. Michael Paul Theological Educator to Taiwan LCMS Office of International Mission www.lcms.org/paul p.s. All of our monthly newsletters are archived at:  https://sites.google.com/site/baimushi/newsletters

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie Tarde de Chipas Posted: 08 Nov 2020 04:04 PM PST “We need to have a tarde de chipas sometime so you can teach us how to make these,”… …said EVERYONE, EVERY time Lilian, wife of Rev. Sergio Fritzler, brought her famous chipas to any kind of team potluck or party, from when I arrived on…

Burch_Belize_Nov2020

Grateful greetings from the flooded Banana Bank in Belize!   This morning Herb read from our devotional. He turned to me and said, “This is certainly appropriate.”    Psalm 121 I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. 2 My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth. 3 He will not suffer thy foot to be moved:…

Tinkey_Dominican Republic_Nov2020.pdf

  Fall 2020 Dear Friends,   Greetings in Christ from YOUR missionaries – Rafael and Jamielynn. We are excited to bring you this update from the field in the Dominican Republic to remind you how God continues to work through His Word and His people. Scroll down on to see a few surprises!      Rafael and I had the…

Zalmanoff_Dominican Republic_Nov2020.pdf

    Greetings in Jesus, brothers and sisters!             I pray you are well as the continued stress of events continue this year. I am looking forward to the holiday season and enjoying some cooler weather. Winter has indeed begun in the Dominican Republic; the temperature hasn’t reached 90 degrees in over a week! Check out my…

Conrad_Mexico_Oct2020.pdf

Dear Partners in Mission,                   Greetings in the name of the Lord. We pray that you had a blessed Reformation Service. Dan will be preaching at Iglesia Luterana San Pablo tomorrow. This will be the first time we have attended a worship sanctuary service for some time and we look forward to a great worship service. The covid virus…

Logston_Belize_Nov2020.pdf

Good Afternoon from Santiago, Dominican Republic! The Logston’s have arrived safely to the DR! Praise the Lord! Thank you all for your prayers and love. The early-morning darkness transformed into another beautiful Colorado sunrise as our immediate families traveled with us to Denver International Airport to see us off. Saying our goodbye’s with many hugs and tears, we were grateful…

Naumann_Latin America_Nov2020

Jonathan & Cheryl’s Sept/Oct 2020 Mission Newsletter   Feliz Día de Reforma – Happy Day of Reformation!     Greetings from Deaconess Cheryl and Pastor Jonathan! Dear friends in Christ, We hope that you are enjoying good physical health and good spiritual health during this time of issues related to the pandemic. We are both well and thank God for His…

Inglehart_Dominican Republic_Oct2020

Good morning, Dear Friends, I hope this email finds you safe and warm and eager to begin the holiday season. It is difficult to believe that November is just around the corner. What a bizarre year this has been!  Even with the face masks, curfews and restrictions here in the Dominican Republic, the mission work continues. Of course, in some…

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie Whisking You a Happy Halloween Posted: 02 Nov 2020 02:22 PM PST After a joyous observation of the Reformation in each of the DRLM mission congregations nearly a week before October 31, the DR missionary team shamelessly gathered for a Halloween party: pumpkin-themed crafts, costume contest, the whole nine yards.  I can’t remember how…

Puerto Rico Foro November Update

Worshipping in our building for the first time since January! October Update WORSHIPING IN OUR BUILDING FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE JANUARY! On All Saints Sunday our Church in Ponce, Fuente de Vida, was able to have their first worship service back in their own building after being in temporary locations since January. In addition, two new families visited us for…

The “Eternal Gospel” for Latin America ?

Jonathan & Cheryl’s Sept/Oct 2020 Mission Newsletter View this email in your browser Feliz Día de Reforma – Happy Day of Reformation! Greetings from Deaconess Cheryl and Pastor Jonathan! Dear friends in Christ, We hope that you are enjoying good physical health and good spiritual health during this time of issues related to the pandemic. We are both well and thank…

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie One and Done Posted: 01 Nov 2020 10:44 AM PST This week’s accomplishments: Module 1 of ESL and Unit 1 (and now 2) of ESL training. On Monday and Wednesday, Courtney and I gave our students in Licey and Palmar, respectively, certificates of completion. They really don’t mean much other than that all of…

Heidorn_Dominican Republic_Oct2020.pdf

      Greetings to you in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ,   I thank you for your prayers over the past few months. Many of you have reached out asking how I have been doing so I wanted to give you a much deserved update.  I have been blessed by the great support of my family,…

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie Spontenai-Tuesday Posted: 29 Oct 2020 06:39 AM PDT The last appointment on my calendar for day 224 was Poetry Teatime. I’m sure it’s gotten a mention on here before: every other Tuesday afternoon, missionary kids and kids at heart gather at the Warren house; everyone either brings a poem or comes five minutes early…

Missionary Jana Inglehart’s Newsletter

Good morning, Dear Friends, I hope this email finds you safe and warm and eager to begin the holiday season. It is difficult to believe that November is just around the corner. What a bizarre year this has been!  Even with the face masks, curfews and restrictions here in the Dominican Republic, the mission work continues. Of course, in some…

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie Back in the Student Chair Posted: 24 Oct 2020 04:40 PM PDT Courtney, Kelsey, Jess, and I ended a morning hike by sitting here for a bit today – wondering if it’d work to record the sound of the rushing water, observing how quickly the clouds were moving, and wishing we knew more about…

Friends of Jamaica: October 2020

Post-FORO update, looking ahead to 2021 View this email in your browser Friends of Jamaica LCMS Missions October 2020 Update Mission Central, consider a gift to support Rev. Ite and the work of LCMS Missions in Jamaica: Give Now Virtual FORO Report By God’s grace, we convened our third virtual FORO on Saturday, October 17. We are grateful for those…

St-Onge_Latin America_Oct2020.pdf

LCMS Missions, thanks for your support! Reconnect 2020 I’m looking forward to “reconnecting” with many of you over the next four weeks. Here are the times and places where I’ll be presenting to groups. I look forward to seeing you! Saturday, October 24: Peace Lutheran Church Fellowship and Presentation at 6 PM 1451 Ebenezer Rd, Cincinnati, OH Sunday, October 25:…

St-Onge Mission Reconnect 2020

Where in the US is Pastor St-Onge, and where to meet up with him Friends in Christ, thanks for your support! View this email in your browser Reconnect 2020 I’m looking forward to “reconnecting” with many of you over the next four weeks. Here are the times and places where I’ll be presenting to groups. I look forward to seeing…

Mackenzie_Dominican Republic_Oct2020.pdf

    October 2020 News from Erin Mackenzie Serving the Lord in Latin America & the Caribbean   I’m presently making plans to be in the US during the spring of 2021. More details coming soon!    LAST CHANCE! Signup deadline: November 4   Experience the ongoing work of the DRLM through an immersive online experience. This innovating, 5-day program…

Ramirez_Dominican Republic_Oct2020.pdf

    October 2020 Fall Newsletter from the Ramirez Family   Share Forward   Ramirez Family Personal Update                Welcome back to fall! Abraham and Caitlin are currently in Michigan awaiting the arrival of Eliana, baby girl Ramirez. We are thankful to have arrived safely and be staying with grandma and grandpa. It is truly a blessing to enjoy the beauty…

Warren_Dominican Republic_Oct2020.pdf

  Warren Family Newsletter October 2020   Welcome to Fall 2020.  We hope and pray you are doing well.  Here are the latest updates from our family and within the Latin America mission.     Mission Work During a Pandemic   The last several months have been unusual for our family (just like for most of you).  But even though much of our…

Fall 2020 Warren Family Newsletter

View this email in your browser Warren Family Newsletter October 2020 Welcome to Fall 2020.  We hope and pray you are doing well.  Here are the latest updates from our family and within the Latin America mission. Mission Work During a Pandemic The last several months have been unusual for our family (just like for most of you).  But even though much of…

Fritsche_Dominican Republic_Oct2020.pdf

Check out what the Fritsches have been up to…   Autumn Greetings from the Fritsche Family in the Dominican Republic! You are receiving this because you either signed up or have supported us through LCMS or Mission Central.  Either way, thank you for following our journey.  We are incredibly grateful for your support! Through your support, the Lord is blessing…

Friends of Jamaica: October FORO Agenda

An update on school and church during COVID and ministry financials View this email in your browser Friends of Jamaica LCMS Missions AGENDA: Mini FORO October 17, 2020 Mission Central, consider a gift to support Rev. Ite and the work of LCMS Missions in Jamaica:  Give Now Virtual FORO Meeting Saturday, October 17, 2020, at 9:00 AM Central Daylight Time…

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie There Aren’t Any Apostrophes in Spanish Posted: 12 Oct 2020 06:50 PM PDT ¡Feliz día de la raza! Happy Columbus Day, observed here as “Indigenous Peoples Day.” And by observed, I mean I watched day 209 go by like any other Monday of late, meaning it included English class in Licey.  How’s teaching going,…

FW: August/September DiLiberto newsletter

Dear Friends,   Please find our latest newsletter attached along with a special letter we’d like you to read. As you will see in both the letter and newsletter, we have accepted a Call to serve at Grace Lutheran Church in Henderson, NV. We can’t thank you enough for your support over the past ten years and more. You are…

Zalmanoff_Dominican Republic_Oct2020.pdf

    Dear friends in Jesus,           Last month I celebrated ONE FULL YEAR on the mission field! How did time pass so quickly? Thank you for keeping me in prayer as I navigate life in the Dominican Republic. Thank you for your encouraging words and kind messages. I am so grateful we are partners in the…

Neuendorf_Latin America_Sep2020.pdf

    A few notes from LCMS Missionaries, James & Christel   One of the struggles here in Ponce is our constant moving. We have shared many times about how often we have moved worship locations due to the earthquake, and then all the changes in form and function with COVID (as I know all of you have done as…

Thank you for joining our Puerto Rico Foro!

October Foro Follow-up Thank you for joining our virtual FORO! Our Puerto Rico virtual FORO took place yesterday, with 34 participants from nine states and three countries. Thank you to all that attended. It was a pleasure to be able to see you all and share about the work and ministry in Puerto Rico. We thank God that He continues to…

September News from James & Christel

A few notes from LCMS Missionaries, James & Christel One of the struggles here in Ponce is our constant moving. We have shared many times about how often we have moved worship locations due to the earthquake, and then all the changes in form and function with COVID (as I know all of you have done as well). We seem…

Lehman_Spain_Oct2020.pdf

      The Lehman Family Newsletter for September/October 2020       There is so much to share with you all! The Spanish Lutheran Church is being blessed in so many ways!            This email was sent to mission.letters@lcms.org LCMS Mission to Spain · 8540 Tiffani Drive · Irvington, AL 36544 · USA

Lehman Family Newsletter Sept/Oct 2020

The Lehman Family Newsletter for September/October 2020 There is so much to share with you all! The Spanish Lutheran Church is being blessed in so many ways!  Please click the link below to read our newsletter. It will fill you in on all that is going on with our family and with your brothers and sisters in Christ living in…

Pauls’ Taiwan mission newsletter – September 2020

Dear friends and family: Thank you for your interest and support!  Attached is our Se[tember 2020 newsletter.  If you have difficulty opening or reading it, please let me know. in Christ, Pastor Michael and Jen-Yi “Irene” Paul Rev. Dr. Michael Paul Theological Educator to Taiwan LCMS Office of International Mission www.lcms.org/paul p.s. All of our monthly newsletters are archived at:  https://sites.google.com/site/baimushi/newsletters

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie My Dam Weekend Posted: 04 Oct 2020 05:45 PM PDT I explored some uncharted territory last weekend: the presa. My friend Kelsey talks about her boyfriend Franco’s grandma’s house there often; after having been invited along for a quick overnight, I finally know what she’s talking about. Presa means “dam,” and it turns out…

Logston_Belize_Sept2020.pdf

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” – John 14:27 September was filled with travelling and presenting. Early mornings, late evenings, Zoom calls, in-person – whatever was required of…

St-Onge_Latin America_Sept2020.pdf

LCMS Missions, thanks for your support!   Watch our 16-minute work update video on YouTube. The St-Onges In the Way: September 2020 Expanding our English outreach, helping a French internet outreach start, working with a new Puerto Rico team lead, working alongside a new missionary for the Caymans, preaching, teaching, and doing confirmation instruction: read all about it in our…

Friends of Jamaica: A Work Update and FORO Invite

A work update and an invite to our Oct 17 online FORO View this email in your browser Friends of Jamaica LCMS Missions September 2020 Update Mission Central, consider a gift to support Rev. Ite and the work of LCMS Missions in Jamaica:  Give Now Jamaica Mission in Pandemic Thank you for your steadfastness in upholding the Church’s work in…

St-Onge September 2020 Newsletter

First fall newsletter and last before the network reconnect Friends in Christ, thanks for your support! View this email in your browser Watch our 16-minute work update video on YouTube. The St-Onges In the Way: September 2020 Download our September 2020 newsletter or read it online.  Expanding our English outreach, helping a French internet outreach start, working with a new…

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie Just call me Ms. Mackenzie Posted: 27 Sep 2020 04:43 PM PDT OK maybe not yet, but after many an answered prayer for Courtney’s and my first day as English teachers in the 2 DRLM Lutheran schools, I owe you a recap.  Both Monday and Wednesday were far less stressful than anticipated. We didn’t…

September 2020 Update

September Update Join our virtual FORO over Zoom on October 10th, 2020 at 10:00 am AST The Fall FORO meeting for Puerto Rico will be virtually held over Zoom.  We would love to see you there!  Please RSVP by email to card@lcmsintl.org. Letter from Pastor Anthony Dear friends in Christ, I have received a Call to serve as pastor at Grace Lutheran…

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie A Week in the [Pandemic] Life: Part II Posted: 23 Sep 2020 08:00 PM PDT Wednesday, September 16 6:00 am Left for the botanical garden.  7:19 am Came home to this sunrise view from my balcony. It’s my favorite spot in the house, especially on evenings when there’s a breeze.  8:57 am Dryers are…

Mackenzie_Dominican Republic_Sept2020.pdf

September 2020 News from Erin Mackenzie Serving the Lord in Latin America & the Caribbean   Due to COVID-19, my home service plans are on pause indefinitely.   Learn more about the above (plus other current opportunities and future opportunities as more become available) at lcms.org/servenow.   Close, But no Cigar It’s been a long 6+ months; oh, how I…

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie A Week in the [Pandemic] Life, Part I Posted: 20 Sep 2020 06:06 PM PDT At almost every missionary presentation I give, someone inevitably asks, “What’s a typical day/week like?” The honest answer is that there is no such thing.  But I was determined to go beyond that. I’m almost always busy doing…what? It’s…

Phillips_Dominican Republic_Aug2020.pdf

Serving the Lord in Dominican Republic          August 2020 News from  Missionary Kate Phillips                             kathryn.phillips@lcms.org The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23 Greetings dear brothers…