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Helge (Czech Republic) Update – June 2024

Helge_Czech-Republic_June2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Our dear supporters, prayer warriors and friends, Děkujeme mockrát, thank you very much! Thank you for your continued support and prayers! Our series of newsletters continues with updates from the first third of 2024. In this issue, we explore “English Days,” a month long program in the K4 Community Center /…

Cundiff (Latvia) Update – May 2024

CUNDIFF_Latvia_May2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.     Home Service is imminent! Dear friends in Christ, This month begins our time of home service. It is a time designed by Synod for missionaries to come off the field and reconnect with family, friends, and supporters. All missionaries are required to do this every two to three…

Helge (Czech Republic) Mission Update – May 2024

Helge_Czech-Republic_May2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Our dear supporters, prayer warriors and friends, Děkujeme mockrát, thank you very much! Thank you for your continued support and prayers! Christ is risen! Alleluia! He is risen indeed! Alleluia! God bless this final week of the Easter season. Light your Christ candles, cook up a feast, and celebrate. Jesus Christ…

Irwin (Czech Republic) Update – March 2024

Irwin_Czech-Republic_Mar2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Czech-in Stay up to date with LCMS Missionary Chelsea Irwin and what the Lord is doing in the Czech Republic and Central Europe! Hi everyone! I pray you are enjoying the Spring weather. March and April were full of local ministries in Czech Silesia. Read about LCMS volunteers serving in the Czech…

Kaster (Czech Republic) Update – May 2024

Kaster_Czech-Republic_May2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   May 2024 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters Joy-Fully Lutheran! Easter’s joy is infectious. How could it not be? After all, the resurrection of Christ assures us that our sins are forgiven and that death will be conquered. We will rise as well! We apologize that…

Cundiff (Latvia) Update – April 2024

Cundiff_Latvia_Apr2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.     \ Next steps for the English program Dear friends in Christ, This month marks the end of the third official academic year of the English program with Lutera Akadēmija in Riga and my second year with them. Much has transpired in that time, and I rejoice that I…

Mark Winterstein’s Final Newsletter – April 2024

Winterstein_Germany_Apr2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Note: Mark Winterstein completed his service as a Globally Engaged in Outreach (GEO) missionary and has returned home to the United States. By design and appointment, GEO missionaries typically serve two-years in the field. Dear supporters, family, and friends, Welcome to my newsletter! Read I’ve been doing in my final…

Andreasens (Romania) Update – April 2024

ANDREASEN_Romania_Apr2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.     Andreasens in Romania Newsletter Alleluia! Christ is Risen! Our Lord’s resurrection has brought life and immortality to light through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Above all, we pray that this is your joy as God’s people baptized into this same Jesus. Thank you for your prayers…

Domenichelli (Germany) Update – April 2024

Domenichelli_Germany_Apr2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Thank you for following the Domenichelli family in Germany. If you would like support this important mission, please see our prayer card and follow this link: https://www.lcms.org/domenichelli ‌ ‌ ‌ LCMS Eurasia Missionary – Domenichelli Family | 1333 Kirkwood, St. Louis, MO 63122

Bobby (Latvia) Update – March and April 2024

Bobby_Latvia_Mar-Apr2014.docx Click icon to open, read, download or print file.     Dear Friends in Christ,   The renowned Italian painter Caravaggio painted a scene from John 20 back in 1601. It depicts Jesus after His resurrection confronting Thomas’ unbelief. The painting is typically referred to as “The Incredulity of Thomas.”   If I could name this painting, however, I…

Fedder (Romania) Update – February and March 2024

Fedder_Romania_Feb-Mar-2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Fedder Family Newsletter Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. As we approach Good Friday and Easter, I am reminded again of why we spread the Gospel. For so many in North American Easter is a time to eat candy and hunt for eggs. Here in the…

Irwin (Czech Republic) Update – Jan-Feb 2024

Irwin_Czech-Republic_Jan-Feb2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.     Monthly Czech-in Stay up to date with LCMS Missionary Chelsea Irwin and what the Lord is doing in the Czech Republic and Central Europe! Greetings in Christ! Spring is almost here and preparations for the 2024 English Bible Camps (EBCs) are well underway. This fall when the advertisement went out…

Andreasen (Romania) Introductions – February 2024

Andreasen_Romania_Feb2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Thank you! Mulțumesc! Thank you for signing up to follow the Andreasens in Romania. Please find our first newsletter to get to know a little about us and where we are serving the Lord. We look forward to sharing with you about the work we are privileged to witness our…

Cundiff (Latvia) Update – February 2024

Cundiff_Latvia_Jan2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.     A big hurdle has been cleared! Dear friends in Christ, Big news this month from Riga Luther Academy! Some of you may have heard by now, but the Riga Luther Academy received reaccreditation with the Latvian government for a term of six years, which is the longest accreditation…

Winterstein (Germany) Update – January 2024

Winterstein_Germany_Jan2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear supporters, family, and friends,      Come and see what I’ve been up to in the last month working in Leipzig. Thank you very much for all your prayers and support! In His Service, Mark Winterstein Read my newsletter here Prayerfully continue or consider partnering with the LCMS to…

Cundiff_Latvia_Dec2023

CUNDIFF__Latvia_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Ministry updates Dear friends in Christ,  “There was no mention of Christ!” That was the utterance of one of the missionary family members here with us after a cultural Christmas event. There was a Christmas concert in one of the churches here in Riga where the performers also sang some…

Bobby (Latvia) Newsletter for January 2024

Bobby__Latvia_Jan2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Please download our January newsletter for updates on our lives and work in Latvia.        

Krause (Germany) Year-End Newsletter – December 2023

Krause_Germany_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Dear Friends, Christmas greetings from Germany! I pray you have a blessed time celebrating our Savior’s birth with friends and family. I will be back in the States for my home service beginning at the end of February through the end of April, so as you begin to plan…

Bueltmann (Germany) Year End Update – December 2023

Bueltmann_Germany_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Vol. 7, No. 2 December 2023 Deaconess in Deutschland Helping refugees find refuge in Christ Dear Friends, I want to wish you all a very merry and blessed Christmas! I am so thankful to each of you for your prayers, encouragement and support! It means so much to me as I serve…

Lawsons (Latvia) Send Christmas Greetings – December 2023

Merry Christmas Christmas market, Riga, Latvia   And, Happy New Year in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Thank you for your prayers and support that have ensured we can serve and prepare church workers to serve God’s kingdom during this past year.   May God Bless you,  Jerry and Patty Lawson   Our mailing address is: Serving in…

Winterstein (Germany) Update – December 2023

Winterstein_Germany_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear supporters, family, and friends,      Welcome to my newsletter! Come and see what I’ve been up to in the last month working in Leipzig. Thank you very much for all your prayers and support! In His Service, Mark Winterstein Please prayerfully continue or consider partnering with the LCMS to…

Fedder (Romania) Update – October 2023

Greetings in the name of our risen Lord Jesus Christ! Our family has finished our move to Brașov. While we are still in Romania, we are now in the Transylvania region. Here in the Carpathian Mountains, the air has begun to crisp, fall is in full swing and winter is just around the corner. But as the weather begins to cool, the work here…

Bombaro (Eurasia) Update – December 2023

Bombaro_Eurasia_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear Friends and Family, Advent and Christmas greetings from Central Europe. This Advent Newsletter tells of Christ’s ministry on two fronts: Here in Central Europe (Rīga Luther Academy and Prague) but also through my military service as a Ministry to the Armed Forces chaplain, and activation that begins on 1…

Cudiff (Latvia) Update – November 2023

Cundiff_Latvia_Nov2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Mission updates Dear friends in Christ,  I hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving holiday and are looking forward to the season of Advent and then the season of Christmas. For the instructors of Luther Academy, we were together on Thanksgiving, not to enjoy a meal together but to work. We typically…

Winterstein (Germany) Update – November 2023

Winterstein_Germany_Nov2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear supporters, family, and friends,      Welcome to my newsletter! Come and see what I’ve been up to in the last month working in Leipzig. Thank you very much for all your prayers and support! In His Service, Mark Winterstein Prayerfully continue or consider partnering with the LCMS to support…

Helge (Czeck Republic) Update – November 2023

Helge Missionary Home Service December is here and the southwest is calling. Here’s where we’ll be for the month of December. We would love to see you! Southwest 2023     December 3rd – Sunday morning at Salem Lutheran Church in Orange, CA December 3rd – Sunday Source at Concordia University Irvine in Irvine, CA December 5th – Chapel at…

Cundiff (Latvia) Update – October 2023

Cundiff_Latvia_Oct2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Why serve in Europe? Dear friends in Christ,  How do you picture a missionary’s work? A pastor in an old-time sun hat hacking through the undergrowth of a jungle somewhere? This is the very image that came to mind when I was preaching for the Reformation service at the Latvian…

Irwin (Czech Republic) Updates – May-June 2023

Irwin_Czech-Republic_May2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Irwin_Czech-Republic_June2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Stay up to date with LCMS Missionary Chelsea Irwin and what the Lord is doing in the Czech Republic and Central Europe! Greetings in Christ! I pray you are all doing well. To read an update on Short Term Missions in the…

Winterstein (Germany) Update – October 2023

Winterstein_Germany_Oct2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear supporters, family, and friends,      Welcome to my newsletter! Come and see what I’ve been up to in the last month working in Leipzig, along with an important update regarding my service. Thank you very much for all your prayers and support! In His Service, Mark Winterstein Prayerfully consider…

Cundiff (Latvia) Update – September 2023

Cundiff_Latvia_Sept-2-2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Living through disasters Dear friends in Christ,  Jesus tells us that there will be signs accompanying the end. In Matthew 24, He says there will be false prophets, wars, rumors of wars, famines, and earthquakes. Truly, these signs have been visible in our world for a long time. Christians know…

Kaster (Czech Republic) Update – September 2023

Kaster_Czech-Republic_Sept2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. September 2023 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters Joy-Fully Lutheran! Recently, we were visited by Amy, a dear friend of my cousin Janet. Amy is an LCMS member from Arizona, and she is full of the love of the Lord and of His work. She has spent…

Kaster (Czech Republic) Update – September 2023

Kaster_Czech-Republic_Sept2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. September 2023 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters Joy-Fully Lutheran! Recently, we were visited by Amy, a dear friend of my cousin Janet. Amy is an LCMS member from Arizona, and she is full of the love of the Lord and of His work. She has spent…

Winterstein (Germany) Update – September 2023

Winterstein_Germany_Sept2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear supporters, family, and friends,      Welcome to my newsletter! Come and see what I’ve been up to in the last month working in Leipzig. Thank you very much for all your prayers and support! In His Service, Mark Winterstein Prayerfully consider partnering with the LCMS to support the work…

Kaster (Czech Republic) Update – July 2023

Kaster_Czech-Republic_July2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. July 2023 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters Joy-Fully Lutheran! How is your summer going? We hope and pray that it is filled with times of relaxation and reconnecting with your families. These are moments we should treasure as gifts from our heavenly Father. But they should…

Helge (Czech Republic) Update – May, June & July 2023

Helge_Czech-Republic_May-June-July2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Our dear supporters, prayer warriors and friends, Děkujeme mockrát, thank you very much! Thank you for your continued support and prayers! “And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up and said to him, ‘Zacchaeus, hurry and come down, for I must stay at your house today.’” (Luke 19:5, ESV)…

Winterstein (Germany) July 2023

Winterstein_Germany_July2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear supporters, family, and friends,      Welcome to my newsletter! Come and see what I’ve been up to in the last month working in Leipzig. Thank you very much for all your prayers and support! In His Service, Mark Winterstein Prayerfully continue or consider partnering with the LCMS to support…

Krause (Germany) Update – July 2023

Krause_Germany_July2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear Friends, I pray you are doing well! So much has happened in the last several months and we look forward to many more activities and special events in the coming weeks, especially our Children’s Retreat next week. Please read my attached newsletter to see how God is at work here…

Cundiff (Latvia) Update – June 2023

CUNDIFF_June_2023_newsletter.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. The blessing of meeting face-to-face A bit of a change of pace, but the main article for this edition comes from Lindsay, who was asked to write an article about the recent Intensive Study Weeks for the Luther Academy website: On 17 June 2023, seminarians from across the globe (including…

Cundiff (Latvia) Update – March 2023

Cundiff_Latvia_Mar2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Lent – a bit different this year… Dear friends in Christ,  A blessed Holy Week to all of you! Those of you who receive these digitally will get our newsletter before Easter. For those of you who receive this via regular mail, it will be after Easter. The season of…

Mock (Latvia) Update – March 2023

God’s Work in Latvia A Mock Family Newsletter March 2023 Dear Mission Friends, Thank you for your continued interest in God’s work in Latvia. We hope and pray these updates encourage you as much as you are an encouragement to us. Why is the work important? Luther Academy provides the education necessary to form pastors who will preach Christ crucified…

Winterstein (Germany) Update – December 2022

Winterstein_Germany_Dec2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Dear supporters, family, and friends,      Welcome to my newsletter! Come and see what I’ve been up to in the last month working in Leipzig. Thank you very much for all your prayers and support! In His Service, Mark Winterstein Read my newsletter here Prayerfully consider partnering with the…

Helge (Czech Republic) Update – December 2022

To Our Dear Family and Friends, As we near the manger and the end of another year, we grow reflective regarding the mystery of the Incarnation and His gift of Life. This special time and these thoughts have been greatly enhanced by the arrival of Viktor Emil this year. We have been greatly preoccupied with him and the joy he…

Tiews (*Germany) – December 2022 Update

News from the Tiews Family Sharing the Gospel in Germany Latest posts from on 12/26/2022 Support the Mission Merry Christmas! By Lula Tiews on 24/12/22 Dear Friends, As we come upon one of the holiest days of the year, Lula and I would like to take this opportunity to once again thank you for all your love, prayers, and support…