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The latest on la vida from Erin Mackenzie

January 2020 update January 2020 News from Erin Mackenzie Serving the Lord in the Dominican Republic   Quite possibly the first picture of BOTH of Latin America and the Caribbean’s Volunteer Coordinators, taken while in Belize for a 3-day regional team meeting.  Merry Christmas!?! Yes, I wished you a Happy Thanksgiving on Black Friday in my last newsletter. No, I’m…

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  Project 24 / CCC: K Newsletter   Dear Supporters, Happy New Year from Nairobi, Kenya!  We would like to thank you all for your support during the 2019 calendar year.  We pray that you will continue to support the Project 24 and Christ’s Care for Kenya program in the new year.  Please find our latest newsletter below.  Thank you…

Paul_Taiwan_Dec2019

Dear friends and family:   Thank you for your interest and support!  Attached is our December 2019 newsletter.  If you have difficulty opening or reading it, please let me know.   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 of our monthly newsletters are…

Neuendorf_Latin America_Jan2020

A few notes from LCMS Missionaries, James & Christel         Many of you have heard by now of the powerful earthquakes which have been shaking the island of Puerto Rico in the past few days. We have had over 400 quakes in the same relative area since just after Christmas, seemingly growing in size and intensity every…

FW: Epiphany Greetings from the Ramirez Family

    Epiphany Greetings from the Ramirez Family                   On Sunday the church began the new season of Epiphany. This is the time when we see how the babe who was born in Bethlehem is the Christ, God with us. At Christmas God came to the world as a man, and in…

Hanson_Asia_Jan2020

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Friends in Christ, A blessed Epiphany to you! Rev. Jonathan Clausing & family Clausing Newsletter by jonathan_clausing 613 Henry St. Washington, MO 63090 USA Delivered by   Clausing_Tanzania_Jan2020.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.

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We are thankful for you as a partner in the Gospel.   Good News of Great Joy Christmas Greetings to our friends and supporters! More good news just in time for Epiphany is that we are approved for departure and are flying to Kenya on January 15. We are making final visits to partners in the Gospel in Minnesota, Chicago,…

Cecil_Germany_Jan2020

Happy New Year and many thanks to our prayerful supporters for your generous financial gifts that has delivered the Good News in Christ over the past 2 years.  We also want to let you know that we have completed our field portion of our mission service contract and have returned to the States.  We are still with LCMS for the…

Bombaro family newsletter

Dear Mission Central, Please find our Jan/Feb newsletter attached. All is going well thus far in DC concerning our visas. Please keep it in prayer. We look to deploy, Lord willing, in five weeks!  Grateful for all that you have done for us to get us here! Pastor John and Melinda Bombaro Newsletter-5-JanFeb-2020.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or…

Steele_Kenya_Jan2020

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Gauthier_Panama_Nov2019 & Gauthier_Panama_Dec2019

  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! Read the latest newsletter to find out about the work going on this month and news concerning the Gauthier family. We apologize that we have…

Irwin_Czech Republic_Dec2019

  Blessings From Bohumín   Stay up to date with LCMS Missionary Chelsea Irwin and what the Lord is doing in the Czech Republic and Central Europe!   Merry Christmas and Happy Birthday to our Savior! I hope you had a wonderful holiday, and I pray that as you enter the new year, you continue to keep your focus on God.  This month,…

Asher_Germany_Dec2019

  November – December 2019 Serving the Lord in Germany News from the Ashers Happy New Year from Germany!  It has been a very busy holiday season for us here.  We had a special visitor in early December.  We were both kept very busy with Advent and Christmas services.  Joe began a new Bible study with university students and continues work…

Odemba_Kenya_Jan2020

  New Year Newsletter   Dear Supporters, Happy New Year from Nairobi! We hope that you had a wonderful Christmas season celebrating our Lord and Savior’s birth.  Please find our latest newsletter below.   You will be able to read about my visit with the Project 24 site managers (pictured above) as well as see our U.S. Home Service schedule.  We hope…

Anders_Eurasia_Dec2019

  A Very Merry Christmas to you all! I hope this email finds you all enjoying your holidays with dear friends and family! This is such a special time of year, as we gather together and celebrate one of the most momentous occasions our world has ever experienced: the birth of our Savior. And now, thousands of years later, we continue…

Hoech_Central Asia_Dec2019

  Tian Shan Peaks December 2019     From Kip and Ivy, Noah and Kayla Hoech Serving the Dungan in the Tian Shan Mountains of Central Asia   Photos above: New Year’s Greetings from our family to yours! Noah & Kayla shared Gingerbread house fun with friends.   Due to the sensitive nature of our work, please ask us before…

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  Travel is Critical to the Mission in Spain 30% of church members                                 live in 14 different cities                                                        …

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Dear Friend, Joyous 12 Days of Christmas to All. We rejoice in the 12-day celebration of Christmas from December 25 to January 5 in absolute awe of the GIFT of grace that came down from heaven! May the saving message of hope in Christ alone shine brightly in the New Year for our refugee friends & supporters from around the…

Conrad_Mexico_Dec2019

Dear Partners in Mission,         We pray that all of you had a blessed Christmas celebration. We rejoice in the light of the Christ Child that gives salvation and hope to all peoples. Attached please find our latest newsletter.  We thank you for your prayers and financial support that makes God’s mission in Mexico possible. May the Lord…

Baker_Central Asia_Dec2019

THE BAKER BULLETIN December 2019   Because of the sensitive nature of our work, please do not post this newsletter on the internet or pass it on without our permission. Thank you!     DAVID, RACHEL, JULIA, TIMOTHY, DANIEL & ESTHER BAKER    SERVING THE LORD WITH THE LCMS IN CENTRAL ASIA      A VOICE CALLING IN THE WILDERNESS    …

Puerto Rico Foro: Update Profile

Puerto Rico Foro We received a request to change your subscription preferences for Puerto Rico Foro. If you made this request, and would like to change your preferences, use the link below Update your preferences If you did not make this request, it was probably submitted by someone else by mistake. You can ignore this email, and no changes will…

Dicke_Papua New Guinea_Dec2019

Dickes to PNG Newsletter – December 2019   Dear Partners in the Gospel, Merry Christmas! For all of our newsletters and other links, visit JubalsLyre.com/PNG. Thank you for your continued support and your prayers. We wish you and yours God’s richest blessings in the New Year! Your servants in Christ, Martin and Marie Dicke martin.dicke@lcms.org www.Facebook.com/DickesBacktoPNG Copyright © 2019 Dickes…

Tinkey_Dominican Republic_Dec2019

  Merry Christmas!     Greetings in the arrival of our Savior and King, Jesus Christ! We celebrate the humble arrival of Jesus in the form of a human baby to mother Mary and earthly father, Joseph. We’ve had a lot going on here in Santiago this advent season. Church services and activities filled our schedules around end of year meetings and…

Lawson_Russia_Dec2019

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Thank you for your continued prayers and support this past year that has enabled us to serve our Lord in St. Petersburg, Russia. May Christ bless your coming new year  The Lawsons     Our email address is: jerrald.lawson@lcms.org Mission to Russia · 15527 Spring Line Ln · Fort Myers, FL 33905-2445 ·…

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The St-Onges In the Way: December 2019 A Merry Christmas season to all who have longed for Jesus’ appearing. I’m coming to the end of two months of being home at work here in Montreal, and preparing for the busy year of work ahead across the Caribbean in 2020. Support By Mail Make checks to "LCMS," memo "St-Onge Family Support," and…

Trinklein_South Korea_Dec2019

Hi, Everyone! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!   Hi, Everyone! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I know it has been a while since we sent our last newsletter. We are sorry. However, we hope that you will enjoy our Christmas Newsletter all the same. As always, click/tap on the big picture of the newsletter to view the entire…

Mahlburg_Sri Lanka_Dec2019

  I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. Luke 2:10 God sent angels to those shepherds on the night of Jesus’ birth with Good News of great joy. Now, God sends us with Good News of great joy. He sends us to tell others about the salvation the Christ-child accomplished for them….

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Away in a Manger, no crib for a bed… There may not be snow where we are in Asia, but we still rejoice that it’s Christmas time once again.  This holy time of the year, we rejoice that our Lord was born as one of us, in order to take our sin, die our death, and rise again for us…

Vanderhyde_Sri Lanka_Dec2019

  December 2019 Serving the Lord in Sri Lanka News from the Vanderhydes       "For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord." Luke 2:11     December Update   This past month we’ve shifted strategy in a positive way. Our original thinking for the music program was to have youth come from their…

Neuendorf_Latin America_Dec2019_2

A few notes from LCMS Missionaries, James & Christel We pray this letter finds you well and celebrating the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. May the Lord be with you and keep you in His loving arms this new year!       Merry Christmas from Fuente de Vida!       Our last Salmos y Cafe of 2019. We finished with…

Campbell_Gary_Dec2019

December 2019 Mission Field: Gary, IN News from the Campbell family   God opens more doors to spread the Word This year our work in Gary got the attention of a national organization that wanted to partner with us. 1517, a group that supports the proclamation and celebration of the preaching of the Pure Gospel, invited us to participate in "Here We…

Dr. James Krikava comes to Mission Central

Rev. James Krikava, our Eurasia Area Executive Regional Director made a special trip to come and see the world famous Lord’s Mission Central. Yes, for two days we had the privilege and honor to welcome Rev. Krikava all the way from the Czech Republic to stay with us and be part of our training a number of Seminary Students from…

Seminary students and Dr. Dale Meyer visit Mission Central

January 10th and 11th of 2020, were special days for us here at the Lord’s Mission Central!  Rev. Dr. Dale Meyer brought seminary students and friends AND FAMILY to spend two days of intensive missionary training!  This was the ninth straight year that students and instructors from St. Louis came to visit and have two days of training at Mission…

Osiro_Kenya_Dec2019

"Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call His name Immanuel" (which means, God with us). ~Matthew 1:23~   Dear friends in Christ,   A blessed Advent to all!  As 2019 comes to its close, we would like to say thank you for walking with us on this amazing journey. We could not do it…

Helge_Czech Republic_Nov2019

  Stay up to date with LCMS Missionary Benjamin Helge and what God is doing in the Czech Republic and beyond. The Savior is born. The King has come. Joy and hope abound because Jesus has the victory. With His stripes, we are healed.  As you gather with friends, family and your church community to celebrate the birth of our Lord,…

BraunS_Germany_Dec2019

  December 2019 Issue I.VII “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord." Luke 2:10-11 (ESV)   Good News of Great Joy On the night of our Savior’s birth the shepherds…

Sharp_Uruguay_Dec2019

  Serving the Lord in URUGUAY News from the Sharp Family       The Big Story   Merry Christmas! We are swapping the hot Christmas in Uruguay for (hopefully) a white Christmas in Iowa as we are back on Home Service until February 10 while the kids are on Summer Vacation from school. To read about our what we’ve…

James_Philippines_Dec2019

Merry & Blessed Christmas! December 2019 I am putting a Christmas greeting here, because I realize that my newsletter really does not speak about Christmas. Sorry about that. Instead it introduces you to a couple of young Lutheran Church in the Philippines pastors we met recently. Meeting these two emphasizes to me what an honor it is to be able…

Puerto Rico FORO: Earthquake Update

A quick update on our response to the earthquakes View this email in your browser Earthquake Update Donate to the FORO From Ponce James Neuendorf sent the following series of WhatsApp messages yesterday, which Charles St-Onge is transcribing excerpts of below: “Connected with emergency personnel / first responders, prayed with them, sent to refugee camp they were setting up. Christel…

Paul family Taiwan mission newsletter – December 2019

Dear friends and family: Thank you for your interest and support!  Attached is our December 2019 newsletter.  If you have difficulty opening or reading it, please let me know. 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 of our monthly newsletters are archived at:  https://sites.google.com/site/baimushi/newsletters Paul-family-update-2019-12.pdf Click…

Earthquake in Puerto Rico Update from James & Christel

A few notes from LCMS Missionaries, James & Christel Many of you have heard by now of the powerful earthquakes which have been shaking the island of Puerto Rico in the past few days. We have had over 400 quakes in the same relative area since just after Christmas, seemingly growing in size and intensity every day. Yesterday morning at…

Project 24 Newsletter

Project 24 / CCC: K Newsletter Dear Supporters, Happy New Year from Nairobi, Kenya!  We would like to thank you all for your support during the 2019 calendar year.  We pray that you will continue to support the Project 24 and Christ’s Care for Kenya program in the new year.  Please find our latest newsletter below.  Thank you and God…

Wood_Asia_Dec2019

Follow the Wood Family Matthew, Kali, Laurel, Eleanor, and Caroline serve in Medan, Indonesia with LCMS International. Matthew supports The Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church, by mentoring pastors, providing continuing education, and overseeing translation projects.     Sharing the Faith. Kali and I took the kids to a Christmas party at our language school. It was a great opportunity to get to…

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      The O Antiphons   The last seven verses of the well-known Advent hymn O Come, O Come, Emmanuel utilize seven unique names to identify Jesus or praise a particular characteristic of the Savior of the Nations. Reflecting on these seven stanzas has inspired us to share a daily thought with you. Through these, we hope to connect you…

Hoffmann_Czech Republic_Dec2019

  December 2019 Serving the Lord in the Czech Republic News from Peter and Lucy Hoffmann čert (the devil)   Christmas Traditions in the Czech Republic Many of the Christmas traditions in the Czech Republic are similar to those in the USA.  But there are a number of traditions that are quite different and interesting.  To find out more about…

Wasmund_South Korea_Dec2019_3

      The O Antiphons   The last seven verses of the well-known Advent hymn O Come, O Come, Emmanuel utilize seven unique names to identify Jesus or praise a particular characteristic of the Savior of the Nations. Reflecting on these seven stanzas has inspired us to share a daily thought with you. Through these, we hope to connect you…

Rickman_Panama_Dec2019

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Wolf_Kenya_Dec2019

    SENDING SEVEN      Wolf Pack in Africa NEWSLETTER                                      April-December 2019   Walking Alongside     "And he went through Syria and Cilicia, strengthening the churches."       (Acts 15:41).       Throughout this year, the Lord provided a number of opportunities and travels that…