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Kaster_Czech Republic_Mar2020_2

Late March 2020 Serving the Lord in Prague A Coronavirus Update from the Kasters   All Is Well Here … The world is in an upheaval over this coronavirus pandemic. But Jesus is still King. Because this is true, we are still here in Prague and eager to serve those who are troubled by the news from around the world….

Wildauer Family Update from Togo

Fellow Redeemed in Christ, It has been a whirlwind of sorts for everyone I know and have been in contact with over the past month. Quite a few of you have asked me what all is happening with our family and our plans. As you can probably guess, plans have been changing by the day. In conjunction with the counsel…

David S and Barbara J Bush Update

Greetings in Christ. The Lutheran School for the Deaf in Hong Kong and the Concordia School for Special Education in Macau both remain closed due to the coronavirus. As of now, they will not open until after Easter Break on April 20, 2020. But this date could be changed. Barbara and I stay in contact with staff and with some…

Micah Wildauer Update

As per request from Pastor Brent Smith, here is the following Wildauer family update regarding our status with respect to the coronavirus: First of all, thank you all for the prayers offered for my family while in Togo and for all missionaries throughout the world. It is the most important thing you can do for those who are abroad, serving…

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie

New post from missionary Erin Mackenzie The Twelve Days of Sheltering in Place Posted: 29 Mar 2020 05:58 PM PDT On the first day of sheltering in place, my true love gave to me…one mask required to shop at Bravo (one of Santiago’s grocery store chains). Nacional, where I usually go, is taking temperatures before letting people in. (I’m still going…

Bush_Macau_Dec2019 & Bush_Macau_Feb2020

Bush_Macau_Dec2019.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Bush_Macau_Feb2020.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. The Deaf School is closed. Barbara and I are well protected behind tall walls against the virus. We wash hands and wear masks. We continue contact with some students using internet. The Government is helping students without computer or phone…

Anders_Eurasia_Apr2020

Anders_Eurasia_Apr2020.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Hello everyone! Well, this is not at all the newsletter I thought I was going to be writing. Everything has drastically changed in the past couple of weeks, and it continues to change daily. I earnestly pray that the COVID-19 pandemic will pass, but honestly I can’t see when that will happen,…

Schuschke_Germany_Feb2020

Schuschke_Germany_Feb2020.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. February 2020 Serving the Lord in Germany News from Pastor Gary Schuschke     Together at a Distance! As we have begun online worship and Bible study here at Trinity Lutheran, we are reminded that it is possible for us to be together at a distance!  We are with you too!  God is faithful! He…

Conrad_Mexico_Mar2020

Conrad_Mexico_Mar2020.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear Partners in Mission,       Greetings in the name of the Lord. Our prayers are with you as together we confront the reality of the Corona Virus Pandemic. We have decided to remain in Mexico during this crisis. Attached please find our latest newsletter. Thank you for your support and…

McDermott_Madison_Mar2020

McDermott_Madison_Mar2020.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Pastor Ryan’s installation at Our Savior Deaf Lutheran Church in Madison, WI God is still using us! It has been a long, long time since we last sent out a newsletter. Please accept our apologies for that. You can read our newsletter to get up to speed with what the…

A flock of ox pecker birds arrive from Africa?

As you all know, we have real MIRACLES happen here at the Lord’s Mission Central!  ANOTHER ONE HAPPENED TODAY!!!  Yes, we had a “flock” of unusual birds arrive today.  These birds are called “Ox Peckers”…and they live in Africa, and their number one job is to land on the Cape Buffalo in Africa and they peck out the ticks that…

PEARLS: 3/30/20

    From: Lyle & Jody Kath <ljkath@midco.net&gt; Sent: Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:09 PM To: ; Subject: PEARLS: 3/30/20   PEARLS: 3/30/20   REAL: Shall we accept only good from God, and not adversity?  Job 2:10   CULTURED: It is the crushed grape that yields the wine. Author Unknown   Knock knock! Who’s there? Mustache! Mustache who? I mustache…

PEARLS: 3/29/20

    From: Lyle & Jody Kath <ljkath@midco.net&gt; Sent: Saturday, March 28, 2020 9:22 PM To: ; Subject: PEARLS: 3/29/20   PEARLS: 3/29/20   REAL: Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life.[d] Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, 26 and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do…

Weekly devotions to post this day from Missionary Pastor Lyle Kath

  From: Lyle & Jody Kath <ljkath@midco.net&gt; PALM SUNDAY-Old Testament TEXT: Isaiah 50:4-9a TITLE: “Hey, Flint Face!”   “Therefore, I have set my face like flint and I know I will not be put to shame.” Isa.50:7b   Children can be cruel. Sometimes they can be merciless with one another in calling each other names. “Hey, four eyes!” “Fatso!” “Hey…

PEARLS: 3/28/20

    From: Lyle & Jody Kath <ljkath@midco.net&gt; Sent: Friday, March 27, 2020 9:06 PM To: ; Subject: PEARLS: 3/28/20   PEARLS: 3/28/20   REAL: There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. Rom. 8:1   CULTURED:  Justification is away beyond anything that a human court of justice ever realizes. It is putting the sinner…

PEARLS: 3/27/20

    From: Lyle & Jody Kath <ljkath@midco.net&gt; Sent: Friday, March 27, 2020 12:24 AM To: ; Subject: PEARLS: 3/27/20   PEARLS: 3/27/20   REAL: There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. Rom. 8:1   CULTURED:  Justification is away beyond anything that a human court of justice ever realizes. It is putting the sinner…

FW: PEARLS: 3/25/20

    From: Lyle & Jody Kath <ljkath@midco.net&gt; Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 10:14 PM To: ; Subject: PEARLS: 3/25/20   PEARLS: 3/25/20   REAL: On that day you will be glad, even if you have to go through many hard trials for REAL: And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called…

PEARLS: 3/26/20

    From: Lyle & Jody Kath <ljkath@midco.net&gt; Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 11:05 PM To: ; Subject: PEARLS: 3/26/20   PEARLS: 3/26/20   REAL: And I will put my Spirit within you, and you shall live, and I will place you in your own land. Then you shall know that I am the LORD; I have spoken, and I…

PEARLS: 3/24/20

    From: Lyle & Jody Kath <ljkath@midco.net&gt; Sent: Monday, March 23, 2020 9:17 PM To: ; Subject: PEARLS: 3/24/20   PEARLS: 3/24/20   REAL: On that day you will be glad, even if you have to go through many hard trials for a while. Your faith will be like gold that has been tested in a fire. And these…

Ron and Mary Anne Rall/Papua New Guinea

Dear Mission Partners, We were in Papua New Guinea from January through mid-March this year. We had planned to stay through May, but because of the Covid19 pandemic, and because we are in the high risk category, we returned to the U.S. on March 17th. The corona virus will be a huge challenge to the health care system in Papua…

Beaudoin_Ukraine_Mar2020

Beaudoin_Ukraine_Mar2020.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Here’s our March Newsletter. God Bless you all!   My Newsletter by LCMSUkrainenews 209 Tamarack Street Laurium, MI 49913 USA Delivered by  

Erber_Ghana_Mar2020

Dear Partners in Mission, At the advice of LCMS International Mission, Joyce and I joined the American Embassy flight from Accra, Ghana to the USA on Wednesday morning, March 25. We arrived in Washington DC on Wednesday night. On Thursday, we took a flight to Michigan. The airports were almost completely empty of people. We were able to rent a…

Helge_Czech Republic_Mar2020

  God is good all the time. All the time God is good. My dear prayer warriors,  Ahoj from my living room. I imagine you are viewing this in a similar setting. In the midst of all the unknown, I wanted to share with you some of God’s continued goodness. He continues to work and His Gospel is being heard by many….

Warren_Dominican Republic_Mar2020

an update on how the COVID-19 virus has changed our life in the Dominican Republic   UPDATE FROM THE WARREN FAMILY   Dear friends, family, and supports, We pray that you are well during this time of chaos and uncertainty in our world. We wanted to give you an update on how the COVID-19 virus has changed our life in…

Mantey_Uganda_Mar2020

Mantey_Uganda_Mar2020.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   SERVING THE LORD IN UGANDA NEWS FROM THE MISSION MINDED MANTEYS     March, 2020 Mark.Mantey@LCMS.org or Megan.Mantey@LCMS.org  Greetings in Christ from Jinja, Uganda!  Please know we hold you, your congregation, and the nation in our prayers during this time. The good news is that we serve an amazing…

Peru Foro March 2020

Greetings! First and foremost, know that our prayers are with each of you during this challenging, uncertain time. “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope” (Romans 15:13). Thank you for your prayers on behalf of the faithful laborers around the…

P24_Kenya_Mar2020

P24_Kenya_Mar2020.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Project 24 / Christ’s Care for Children:  Kenya   Dear Supporters, Greetings from Nairobi, Kenya!  We want to say thank you for your continued support of the Project 24 program.  We wanted to inform you that all of the children as well as the staff are doing well during…

Hanson_Asia_Mar2020_4

Hanson_Asia_Mar2020_4.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.       www.ilcseoul.org +++ March 29, 2020 +++ Issue 690       I am the resurrection and the life. John 11:25 Jesus’ words in today’s Gospel lesson from John 11 awaken faith and hope in us at a critical moment in “Our Journey in Jesus.”  After a brief…

Dicke_Papua New Guinea_Mar2020_COVID19 Update

Dickes to PNG Prayer Partners Dear Friends in Christ and Faithful Prayer Partners, Marie and I pray you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy in this pandemic. We pray that God may grant healing to those who are sick, strength to those who care for them, and faith, comfort, and peace to those who are called to…

Africa team response to COVID-19

An update from the Africa Area Directors: Rev. Shauen Trump and Rev. Gary Schulte in response to COVID-19 https://international.lcms.org/africa-team-and-covid-19/ Africa team and COVID-19 – LCMS International Mission “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” Psalm 46:1 This verse is giving much comfort to many as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads around the world. international.lcms.org

Cortrights back in Latvia Mar2020_COVID19 update

Back in Rīga and OK, Dear friends and supporters, I apologize for invading your email in-box twice in a week! But I have heard from a number of folks who were concerned that our recent newsletter of last week reported I was in Russia to teach a brief course at the Koltushi seminary and that they had heard that the Latvian…

Odemba_Kenya_Mar2020

Odemba_Kenya_Mar2020.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   March 2020 Newsletter   Dear Supporters, Greetings to you from Nairobi, Kenya.  We are grateful to be back home after an eventful home service.  We thank God for the time that was shared with all of you.  You will find our latest newsletter by clicking on the link below. …

James_Philippines_Mar2020

Lententide March 2020 Please read and share the “enclosed” newsletter. You will hear about what is happening with us and the COVID-19 and Coronavirus. More importantly, you will hear how our Lord continues to work and care for his people As always, please share, print, publish, and otherwise distribute the “enclosed” newsletter. Blessed Lententide! Roger James Copyright © 2020 The…

Rickman_Panama_Mar2020

Dear Brothers and Sisters,   Attached is our latest newsletter.   Our prayers are with each of you during this challenging time.  May God grant you His peace!   In Christ <><, The Rickman Family Rickman_Panama_Mar2020.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.

Meyer_Uganda_Mar2020

Greetings from Uganda   Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, First, let me fill your mailbox with some exciting news unrelated to COVID-19.  I have accepted a Call to serve as a Lutheran Education Consultant here in Uganda.  Read about it in my most recent newsletter. As always, you are welcome to share the newsletter with your congregations, schools, and…

March 2020 update from Cheryl and Jonathan Naumann

  Dear missionaries Gary and Brent, and friends and supporters of the work at Mission Central,   Greetings in the peace of Christ to all of you, from the Dominican Republic!   We want to begin this letter with a message of thanks and gratitude to you, for continuing to support to our mission work in the name of our…

Schumacher_Ghana_Mar2020

Through your prayers and support God’s mission continues in Ghana as He uses us to serve His people here.  We thank you for your prayers and support. The Missionary’s Voice          March 2020 Newsletter Dear Friends in Christ, The Lord be with you!     As we continue in the Penitential Season of Lent we come before God seeking His…

Aspects of Theological Formation at the Lutheran Theological Seminary, Ghana.

What is included in Theological Formation in Ghana? Through your prayers and support God’s mission continues in Ghana as He uses us to serve His people here.  We thank you for your prayers and support. View this email in your browser The Missionary’s Voice          March 2020 Newsletter Dear Friends in Christ, The Lord be with you!     As…

Osiro March Newsletter

Dear friends in Christ, Greetings from Kenya! We pray that you all are safe, especially as the world is facing the coronavirus pandemic. Things are changing and we are doing our best to adjust to the "new normal".  Michael and I and our missionaries in Africa are safe. Please know that we are very thankful to God for you and…

Wood_Asia_Mar2020

Meet the Woods Matthew, Kali, Laurel, Eleanor, and Caroline serve in Medan, Indonesia with LCMS International. Matthew supports The Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church (GKLI), by mentoring pastors, providing continuing education, and overseeing translation projects.     COVID-19 Update Kali, Laurel, Eleanor, Caroline, and I are all currently healthy and staying at home. We are taking this advice seriously, especially for our…

Bombaro_Latvia_Apr2020

Please see the attached newsletter. Very respectfully, Pr John Bombaro Bombaro_Latvia_Apr2020.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.