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SPECIAL FRIENDS FROM BATTLE CREEK, IOWA VISIT!

  What a JOY and blessing to welcome some very, very dear longtime friends to the World-Famous Mission Central for a special tour on October 21st, 2020! These special missionaries have been acquainted with Old Missionary Gary for so, so, so many years. Rev. Randy Cormeny, the pastor of St. John Lutheran Church at Battle Creek, Iowa wanted some of…

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…

Hanson_Asia_Oct2020_4.pdf

        www.ilcseoul.org +++ October 18, 2020 +++ Issue 719     I am the Lord, and there is no other. Besides me there is no God!  Isaiah 45:5a   During the month of October we want to explore some of the Reformation themes that appear in the readings during this season. Today, we reflect on the concepts of…

Becker_Kenya_Oct2020_2

Thank God for partners in the Gospel. Scroll down for a minute mission message   A Pastor Is Needed Pastor Becker attended the funeral of a local Lutheran woman, pictured below. Hear what Pastor Bernard Minuki says is the most important thing in a funeral. Click below to open the video message   Pastor needed minute message video       You…

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…

Schumacher_Ghana_Oct2020.pdf

Through your prayers and support God’s mission continues in Ghana as He uses us to serve His people here.  We thank you for youir prayers and support. The Missionary’s Voice           October 2020 Newsletter   Dear Friends in Christ, In this issue, we share with you Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in the village of Saasabi. Although we…

A Church Planted for the Community and the Seminary!

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church Reaches out into the Village Through your prayers and support God’s mission continues in Ghana as He uses us to serve His people here.  We thank you for youir prayers and support. View this email in your browser The Missionary’s Voice           October 2020 Newsletter   Dear Friends in Christ, In this issue,…

NEW STORY

SPECIAL FRIENDS KEEP US GOING AT MISSION CENTRAL! What a JOY and blessing to have the privilege and honor of working with very, very NOT NORMAL PASTORS!  When it comes to working with dear pastor friends, it is such an encouragement to work with pastors like the staff and pastors at the new congregation 1-C,  in Columbus, Nebraska!   On October…

Project 24 Newsletter

Project 24 / Christ’s Care for Children:  Kenya Dear Supporters, Greetings from Nairobi, Kenya!  We hope that you are well.  We would like to share our latest newsletter with you, updating you on the events happening with our Project 24 program.  We thank you for your continued support for the children and their families! Click here for the newsletter Click…

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…

Wasmund_South Korea_Oct2020.pdf

    Dear friends and family, Thank you, first of all, for coming alongside us as you support us through various means.  Early autumn blessings to you in Christ,  The Wasmunds Matt, Dee Dee, Lily and Olivia LCMS missionaries in East Asia – Here are links to our prayer card and our online, tax-deductible giving pages through the LCMS website or…

NEW STORY FOR WEBSITE

GOD USES TEACHERS AND ROOFERS TO GET HIS WORK DONE! The Lord can use all kinds of people to get HIS work done.  Over the years here at Mission Central we have seen how God “calls” special people at just the right time.  In the Bible the Lord used shepherds, fisherman, tax collectors, tent makers, carpenters, and ALL KINDS OF…

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…

Wasmund October 2020 update

View this email in your browser Dear friends and family, Thank you, first of all, for coming alongside us as you support us through various means.  You should be able to view this month’s update in one of two options:  – Within text below, though you might have to allow the image to be shown by your web browser. – Download…

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…

Rhein_Taiwan_Oct2020.pdf

    Dear Mission Partners, We have so many reasons to sing for joy. This month’s newsletter features the new LSB Companion to the Hymns, and how this new resource from CPH is beneficial for missions and outreach.  Thank you for your prayers and support.  In Christ’s Service, Sandra Deaconess Sandra Rhein Sandra.Rhein@lcms.org 574-360-6593 Ways to give: •Donate online, securely…

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…

Cortright_Eurasia_Oct2020.pdf

    Thanks! Our open rate was better last month. We appreciate it and we are glad you have opened up this month’s letter. The launch of the Introduction to Theology course has gone well; as I write this we will have our 5th 3-hour class this coming Monday (19 October). It is really quite amazing just from the standpoint…

NEW, NEW STORY FOR WEBSITE OF WHAT MAKES MISSION CENTRAL GREAT!

AMAZING NOT NORMAL PEOPLE VISIT MISSION CENTRAL FROM LOCKWOOD, MISSOURI! This story is a story that tells so much about the blessing and history of the Lord’s Mission Central.  Over the last nearly 27 years there is a reason for God’s hand of blessing on this place!  It is because we have always taken people very, very personally, truly loved…

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…

Becker_Kenya_Oct2020.pdf

    Thank God for partners in the Gospel. Scroll down for a minute mission message   Join the Choris You have to see this! A choir making a music video got Linda to join in. Watch to see who else got in line. You too can be part of the chorus declaring God’s praise. Click below to open the video…

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…

Stinnett_Ethiopia_Sep2020.pdf

Stinnetts in Ethiopia     Mekane Yesus Seminary The Dwelling Place of Jesus     Greetings in Christ from Ethiopia! We are thankful to be sharing the news of what God is doing here through us in Addis Ababa even during this Covid-19 time.   God’s blessings on you, your families and churches throughout the world.  As always, please feel free to share…

Baker_Central Asia_Sep2020.pdf

    THE BAKER BULLETIN September 2020   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         “LORD, TEACH US TO…

Wrucke_Czech Republic_Sep2020.pdf

September 2020 Serving the Lord in the Czech Republic News from Missionary Cindy Zirbel Wrucke   American LCMS volunteers help tutor Eurasia church workers in English. Unexpected Blessings We all know that life changed when COVID appeared, including travel restrictions, quarantines and facemasks. How we work also changed, but God continues to bless our mission work in exciting new ways. Part…

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…

Hanson_Asia_Oct2020_3.pdf

View this email in your browser       www.ilcseoul.org +++ October 11, 2020 +++ Issue 718     We will not gather for worship at the sanctuary at this time. Please join the worship service online. Further details can be found in the full edition of The Messenger through the link below.     Rejoice in the Lord always…

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

FW: OCTOBER 2020 – REPORT!

Dearly Beloved,  Greetings in the Name of the Triune God! It’s been a little hectic for us here. School resumed September 7 and we were literally forced to quarantine all students for two weeks, 97 total, for this academic year. Hence the Archbishop and LCN, in general, were forced to carve out extra money to add to the contributions from…

Magness_West Africa_Aug2020.pdf

Here’s my latest quarterly. Sorry it is a couple of weeks late. I tried to land it before Fall officially started, but didn’t get it finished and then have been out building my network and playing for the ONM/DOXOLOGY Respite Retreats. (I’m actually in Indiana right now, actually!)   I hope you enjoy the update!   In Christ,   Phillip

Actual Mission News

Fellow Redeemed, I do apologize for the repetition of emails. I just realized that, perhaps in the tiredness of the morning, I neglected to attach the actual email. If you did happen to receive it, great. But if not, I have included it here. Christ’s peace, Pastor Micah Wildauer

Mission News from the Wildauers

Fellow Redeemed in Christ, Greetings to you from Bremen, Indiana, though not for much longer. Our plane leaves in 5 hours! This past summer, I was offered a new position which keeps us in the international field, so the past two months have been busy for us. Though the articles within the newsletter were prepared while I returned to Togo…

RE-SEND: Anders_Eurasia_Oct2020.pdf

    A time for everything– In the book of Ecclesiastes, the author exhorts us that there is a time for everything. These words provide immeasurable comfort to me in times of change. “Change” seems to be happening all around us these days, but the words in Ecclesiastes remind us that God is ultimately in control, and he will make all…

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…

Becker_Kenya_Sept2020_5.pdf

We are thankful for you as a partner in the Gospel.   Classes are Starting! Classes are starting soon at Matongo. Students are eager to return. But we have not just been sitting around. In fact, Linda has been dancing.  Click below to open the “October Newsletter.”       You can financially support us with a monthly recurring gift,…

Cima_Cambodia_Sept2020_2.pdf

      Baptisms in our living room!   Can baptisms happen in living rooms?  Yes, they can!  Click below to learn how our living room became “holy ground” in which God added two young ladies to His ever-growing family.   Family photoblog: click here! Did you know you can access all 13+ years’ worth of our newsletters here? Thank you for…

Anders_Eurasia_Oct2020.pdf

    A time for everything– In the book of Ecclesiastes, the author exhorts us that there is a time for everything. These words provide immeasurable comfort to me in times of change. “Change” seems to be happening all around us these days, but the words in Ecclesiastes remind us that God is ultimately in control, and he will make all…

Thews_Taiwan_Sep2020.pdf

      Greetings from Taiwan! Aug/Sept 2020 Find out what students in Taiwan think about God and learn a little about COVID’s impact to the 2020-21 school year.  Thank you for your support and encouragement! Mindy Thews – Chiayi, Taiwan     For when Gentiles, who do not have the law, by nature do what the law requires, they are a…

James_Philippines_Oct2020.pdf

PENTECOST August 2020 This is the son of one of our seminarians. Maybe he will be a seminarian in a couple of decades. Thanks be to God we are back in class for the new academic year. You can read a bit more in this newsletter. As always, thanks for remembering us. Peace in Christ, Roger James      …

Dicke_Papua New Guinea_Oct2020.pdf

Dickes to PNG Newsletter – October 2020   Dear Partners in the Gospel, Thank you for your continued support even in this time of great trial and turmoil. During these troubled times we pray that God will give us the strength and courage to continue to share His mercy through the light of Christ. For all of our newsletters and other links,…

Hanson_Asia_Oct2020_2.pdf

      www.ilcseoul.org +++ October 4, 2020 +++ Issue 717     Though certain government restrictions are easing, we will not gather for worship at the sanctuary at this time. Please join the worship service online. Further details can be found in the full edition of The Messenger through the link below.     I press on toward the…