Gary and Stephanie Schultes’ May 2019 Update

  Hopping the Pond, But Still Building Bonds! While neither of us may have any idea what time it is, hopping the pond has not stopped us from continuing to build bonds.  Click Here to see and read about what we’ve been up to since we last wrote… View this email in your browser Copyright © 2019 LCMS Office of…

Not Normal folks from Aurelia come to Mission Central

On May 20th, 2019, at 12:30PM we were so blessed to welcome the amazing NOT NORMAL women of the Aurelia Women’s Club from Aurelia, Iowa. They came for a special tour and what a JOY to welcome these dear folks. We had a special program for them in the NEW LORD’S CREATION THEATER….it was appreciated by these folks, and we…

Hannah Shull April/May 2019 Newsletter

Dear friends and family, Thank you for your continued support and prayers! I look forward to being back in the states soon (5 weeks) to share about the wonderful work God is doing in Taiwan. Please take a minute to read through my latest update! April-May-2019-NEWSLETTER.pdf Click icon to download and print file.   In His service, Hannah Shull LCMS…

May 2019 Field Notes – the Newsletter of Shauen and Krista Trump, your LCMS missionaries

Greetings in Christ. Please find our latest Field Notes below, view this email in your browser, or download a printable version (PDF) from our website: TheTrumps.org/newsletter/. Thank you for your support of God’s amazing work in Eastern and Southern Africa. -Shauen, Krista, Josiah, Elijah, Isaiah, and Jeremiah – your missionaries Writing from Nairobi, Kenya May 21, 2019 A New Relationship in Tanzania – Mbulu Diocese Rev. Brent Kulhman…

Warner Update May 2019 from Spain on Connecting to the Word

Creating Community around the world View this email in your browser PASTORS   +   PEOPLE    NEED PLACES         You belong to the body of Christ, in your home congregation, and also in God’s church all around the globe.  As you gather in your sanctuary with your family and friends, you receive God’s rich gifts of mercy and…

Alyssa Anders May 2019 Russia Newsletter

View this email in your browser Hello everyone! This month, I’m writing you from sunny St. Louis! I’m back in the USA now, and I have to get used to temperatures that are above 60 degrees and remember once again how to navigate restaurants and grocery stores–in English! It’s exciting to be back in my home country, and not only…

WONDERFUL NEW FRIEND COMES TO SEE MISSION CENTRAL FROM CPH!!

  It was a very special evening when Dr. Ken Ohlemeyer, Missionary Senior Manager, Marketing Specialist, of Concordia Publishing Company came all the way from St. Louis, Missouri to see the Lord’s Mission Central on the late afternoon of May 15th, 2019, at 6:30 PM and was able to spend 2 hours here to see what the Lord can do with…

Amazing “Not Normal” missionaries from Geneva, Nebraska come to Mission Central

Who would in this world take their motorhome and drive from Geneva, Nebraska to a place in the middle of the hills of Western Iowa to an old set of farm buildings to spend a week of working like Slaves, painting, caulking, pouring and mixing cement, repairing gutters, spraying, painting entrances, touching up painting, painting walls, fixing chimneys, cleaning bathrooms,…

Kent Kunkel from Concordia, Missouri visits Mission Central

  KENT KUNKEL FROM CONCORDIA, MISSOURI VISITS MISSION CENTRAL!   What a blessing to welcome Mr. Kent Kunkel, Special Missionary from St. Paul Lutheran School in Concordia, Missouri, who arrived at Mission Central on May 15th, 2019. It was the “first time” experience for Kent, and it was such a JOY to show him what the Lord has done here…

Rachel Meyer Mission Update Easter 2019

  View this email in your browser Easter Greetings! Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, God’s blessings to you this Easter season!  Click on the link below to read about ways the students here shared the good news of Easter with others. As always, you are welcome to print the newsletter to share with your congregations, schools, and mission groups….

Larry and Tina Matro_Papua New Guinea_Apr2019

Greetings all in the Name of the Lord Jesus! The Lord is risen!  We celebrated that wonderful event here, too!  Jesus died and rose for all.  Alleluia! Term 2 is about to commence.  Lots of work to do in the coming weeks, too! After much prayer and deliberations we have put together this our latest and most “forthright” newsletter to…

Charles St-Onge_Latin America_Apr2019

St-Onge_Latin-America_Apr2019.pdf Click icon to download and print file. Mission Central, thanks for your support! The St-Onges in the Way: April 2019 Easter blessings to all of you. We have posted this month’s newsletter for you to read.  Devotions and Sermons I write a weekly devotion called “Mid-Week with Christ” that are available both by email and online. If you’d like…

Sarah Kanoy_Tanzania_Apr2019

Kanoy_Tanzania_Apr2019.pdf Click icon to download and print file   Friends in Christ, Happy Easter to each of you!  I pray that you had a blessed celebration of our savior’s resurrection! I returned home to Tanzania from my travels in Uganda and Malawi just in time for me to learn about the Easter traditions of the Lutheran Church of East Africa….

Charles Ferry_Taiwan_Apr2019

Ferry_Taiwan_Apr2019.pdf Click icon to download and print file. Alleluia, Christ is Risen! During this glorious Easter time, we are reminded why we are working hard together with you to ensure the Word of God goes forth into all the world.  Christ has died, Christ has risen, Christ will come again… all for you! And yet there are still so many…

Jon and Anita Clausing_Tanzania_Apr2019

Clausing_Tanzania_Apr2019.pdf Click icon to download and print file. Dear Friends, Christ is risen; He is risen indeed! God be with you this Easter season.  Your support is always much appreciated. In Christ, Rev. Clausing Clausing Newsletter by jonathan_clausing 613 Henry St. Washington, MO 63090 USA Delivered by

Ron and Mary Rall PNG Newsletter, May 2019

Easter Greetings!  We returned from Papua New Guinea shortly before Easter and wanted to send you a short update!  Thank you again for your prayerful support. Pastor Ron and Mary Anne Rall Missionary_Newsletter_May_2019.pdf Click icon to download and print file.

Jerry Lawson_Russia_Apr2019

            Happy Easter. Our latest newsletter as we prepare to make our way overseas to Russia. In our Savior’s service, The Lawsons Lawson_Russia_Apr2019.pdf Click icon to download and print file. Our mailing address is: jerrald.lawson@lcms.org Mission to Russia · 15527 Spring Line Ln · Fort Myers, FL 33905-2445 · USA

Jeancarlos Ramirez_Dominican Republic_Apr2019_2

Jeancarlos is a US Citizen. We are so excited to share our news with you, Jeancarlos is now an American Citizen!  Many of you saw in our last newsletter that Jeancarlos was headed to the US to continue his citizenship appeal with the US government. On April 17, 2019 he had his final interview and the citizenship exam, which consisted of…

Kim Bueltmann_Germany_Apr2019

Bueltmann_Germany_Apr2019.pdf Click icon to download and print file. Vol. 3, No. 1 April 2019 Deaconess in Deutschland Helping refugees find refuge in Christ Dear Friends, Christ is risen, indeed!  Alleluia!  We have so much to be thankful for.  I want to thank you so much for all of your prayers, encouragement and support!  It means so much to me as…

Dan Conrad_Mexico_Apr2019

Dear Partners in Mission,       We pray that all of you had a blessed Easter celebration. The Lutheran Synod of Mexico continues onward in its efforts to proclaim the truth of the Risen Christ throughout the country. Attached please find our latest mission newsletter. We thank you for your prayers and financial support that make this mission possible. Together we…

John Wolf_Kenya_Mar2019

Wolf_Kenya_Mar2019.pdf Click icon to download and print file.     SENDING SEVEN    Wolf Pack in Africa     NEWSLETTER                                      January-March 2019 Sharing Christ’s Healing & Forgiveness   “For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God by the death of his…

Eric and Johanna Stinnett_Ethiopia_Apr2019

Stinnett_Ethiopia_Apr2019.pdf Click icon to download and print file. Stinnetts in Ethiopia Mekane Yesus Seminary     The Dwelling Place of Jesus (Please scroll to the bottom for previous newsletters) Dear ,                                Greetings in our risen Savior, Jesus Christ, from Ethiopia! We are thankful to be sharing the news of what God is doing here through us in Addis Ababa.   God’s blessings…

Blake Warren_Dominican Republic_May2019

Warren Family Newsletter May 2019 He is risen.  He is risen indeed! Alleluia!  We pray you had a blessed Lenten season and Easter.  We look forward to many upcoming activities in the Dominican Republic as well as wrapping up the school year for Lizz and the girls.  We continue to give thanks to God for each of you.  Dominican Foro The…

Gauthier_Panama_Apr2019

Gauthier_Panama_Apr2019.pdf Click icon to download and print file. News from Panamá Committed to knowing nothing but Christ and him crucified for the forgiveness of sins. The Gauthier family has been serving the Lord as LCMS missionaries in Panamá since January of 2017 beginning their third year of service today! Read the latest newsletter to find out about the work that…

Dicke_Papua New Guinea_Apr2019

Dicke_Papua-New-Guinea_Apr2019.pdf Click icon to download and print file. Dickes to PNG Newsletter – April 2019 Dear Partners in the Gospel, Alleluia! He is risen! He is risen indeed! For all of our newsletters and other links, visit JubalsLyre.com/PNG. Marie and I are currently in the US on Home Service. If you are not on our schedule yet, please contact us…

Krista and Joel Young – Kenya – April 2019

Please pray for the Kenyan Youth planning to attend the LCMS National Youth Gathering: Collins Kissinger Gwako Benson Ltoponua Leshongoro Pamela Cheptoo Pulonyang If you can help, please send funds to: Mt Calvary Lutheran Church 9321 Litzsinger Rd, St. Louis, MO 63144, USA.  “NYG Kenya” in the memo line. Phone: +1 314-968-2360 Kenyan Youth to Gathering Every three years the LCMS…

Mark and Stefanie Rabe – Ethiopia -May 2019

May greetings from the Rabe family in Ethiopia! Dear Mission Partners! He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Alleluia! Greetings in Christ from Addis Ababa! We are excited to share with you this month’s happenings from Ethiopia. We are always grateful for your walking with us in ministry! Please share our newsletter! We are so blessed to be in partnership with…

Michael Paul -Taiwan – April 2019

Dear friends and family: Thank you for your interest and support!  Attached is our April 2019 newsletter.  in Christ, Pastor Paul and family Rev. Dr. Michael Paul Theological Educator to Taiwan LCMS Office of International Mission www.lcms.org/paul p.s.  All our newsletters are archived online at:  https://sites.google.com/site/baimushi/newsletters Paul_Taiwan_Apr2019.pdf Click icon to download and print file.

James and Christel Neuendorf – Latin America April 2019 Update

  A few notes from LCMS Missionaries, James & Christel This month we celebrated the resurrection of our Lord, and then like the disciples in the weeks following, we launched our outreach and mercy plan for the city of Ponce! During the Lenten season, we spent our time getting to know the members of the congregation and learning about the…

Edward and Monica Naumann – Sri Lanka May 2019

“I am the Good Shepherd.” The words that you may hear this coming Sunday for your Gospel reading came to my mind frequently after the terrorist attacks of Easter Day: I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. The hired hand is not the shepherd and does not own the sheep. So when…

Dale Kaster – Czech Republic – April 2019

April 2019 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters Visitors from Home! We were happy to receive some old friends, Patrick and Amy Fairfax, who were visiting Prague. But since you can’t be here, we want to visit you electronically and let you know what the Lord is doing here! Connect with us Thank you for your prayers…

Ben Helge – Czech Republic -April 2019

Stay up to date with LCMS Missionary Benjamin Helge and what God is doing in the Czech Republic and beyond. May the resurrected Christ shine brightly in your life. May His love pour out from you daily and may His Gospel be proclaimed to all the nations. Thanks be to God for the life we have through Jesus. May you…

DiLiberto – Puerto Rico – April 2019

    Dear Friends, Happy Easter to one and all! We pray you had a blessed Easter celebrating our Savior’s resurrection. Thank you for your continued prayers and support! Enjoy the newsletter. In Christ, The DiLibertos DiLiberto_Puerto-Rico_Apr2019.pdf Click icon to download and print file.

JP and Aimee Cima – Cambodia – April 2019

  Aimee’s work as Mercy Manager. Greetings from Cambodia! Our April newsletter! Eastertide greetings from Cambodia!  As we give thanks for our first Easter in Cambodia, we also give thanks for Aimee’s opportunity to serve as the Asia region Mercy Manager.  Click below to learn more! Family photoblog: click here! Help us impact the people of Cambodia: click here (LCMS) or here (Mission…

Carl and Karen Cecil Germany May 2019

Liebe Mission Central Greetings from Dresden and the Mission Field! Last month on Osternacht (Easter eve), we had 12 Baptisms of Iranian refugees in one of the most incredible church ceremonies that we have ever witnessed.  The historical Christian Church has long used this time to bring Christians into the Faith.  SELK St. Petri’s Pfarrar Dittmer prepared a Gottesdienst (church…

Michael and Karen Schempf -Uganda- May 2019

Serving the Lord in Uganda News from the Schempfs SINGING PRAISES TO THE SAVIOR! Please Pray for: physical and emotional strength as we adjust to daily life in Uganda wisdom in building new relationships in Uganda with fellow missionaries, LCU leaders and seminarians our need for a rugged vehicle and adequate housing health and safety for the 19 vicars serving…

The Vanderhyde family -Sri Lanka – May 2019

We’re Moving! Dear Friends, We are excited to share with you this quick update that we are moving to Sri Lanka next week. The Lord has answered your prayers as well as ours, and everything is prepared for us to go. At long last, we have all four visas approved. Thank the Lord that he is making a way for…

Peter and Lucy Hoffmann – Czech Republic -May 2019

May 2019 Serving the Lord in the Czech Republic News from Peter and Lucy Hoffmann Easter Scenes in the Czech Republic In the Czech Republic there is quite a contrast between the secular Easter traditions shown above and the religeous practices in Silesia.  Our job, with the Holy Spirit paving the way, is to bring the Gospel back to Olomouc…

Alyssa Anders from St. Petersburg visits Mission Central

  ALYSSA ANDERS FROM ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA PRESENTS ON 5-8-19 What a JOY and extreme blessing to have the honor and privilege of having our veteran missionary Alyssa Anders from St. Petersburg Russia come and present here at the Lord’s Mission Central on May 8th, 2019. There was such a wonderful group of NOT NORMAL people who came, and even…

Volunteer cleaners come to Mission Central for the day!

    May 7th was one of those very, very special days when 12 Volunteers came from Iowa and Nebraska to help with the cleaning here at the Lord’s Mission Central! It was such a special day, and it began in the barn with an opening devotion and special prayer. Under the direction of Pat and Ruth Nicolaus from Seward…

Not Normal women come from Ireton, Iowa to Mission Central

On Friday the 3rd of May four very NOT NORMAL ladies came to visit Mission Central.  They drove from Ireton, Iowa and came for a tour of the facilities, and old Missionary Gary was able to take their picture in front of our Boss here in our offices. These ladies came to see the facilities, and it was a blessing…