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NOT NORMAL GROUP FROM WOODBURY, MINNESOTA ARRIVE!

Only truly NOT NORMAL people would drive hours and hours all the way from Woodbury, Minnesota, staying overnight at Ida Grove, Iowa, and then spend the day in the middle of nowhere in the hills of Western Iowa at a place called MISSION CENTRAL! That’s the only kind of people that come here to Mission Central….NOT NORMAL PEOPLE.  Normal people…

REV. STEELE & ROBYN ARRIVE AT MISSION CENTRAL!

It truly was a special Tuesday on October 8th, 2019!  We had the privilege and honor of welcoming one of our newest missionary couples to Mission Central! Yes, Rev. Walter and Robyn Steele, our new missionaries called to serve the Lord Jesus at the Matango Seminary in Kenya East Africa were here to present and be sent off to their…

TWO NEW LATIN AMERICA MISSIONARIES ARRIVE!

What a special BLESSING to have our missionaries Jamielynn Tinkey from the Dominican Republic and new missionary Ashley Lehr, going to Puerto Rico visit us on October 4th, 2019. These missionaries came to receive some educational training and update on their presentations.  It was a day of training, work and suggestions for helping them. Two special ladies drove up from…

SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY ARRIVES AT MISSION CENTRAL!

  SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY ARRIVES AT MISSION CENTRAL! What a JOY and blessing to have one of our newest missionaries that God has called to the dark country of Latvia. Yes, on September 27th, 2019,  Rev. John Bombaro was here in person at the World Famous Mission Central to present his story of how the Lord Jesus has truly…

Jameses in the Philippines: Lutheran Theological Seminary update October 2019

View this email in your browser Reformation OCTOBER 2019 Just a few weeks are left in our first term here at Lutheran Theological Seminary. Read about the exponential influence that theological education has in the church by clicking the blue tab below. Also please share, print, publish, and otherwise distribute the “enclosed” newsletter. Thanks to all you who have so…

GROUP FROM THE ENTIRE MID-WEST COME TO SEE TIRZAH KREY!

It was one of those “SPECIAL DAYS” at the Lord’s Mission Central!  Yes, a large number of NOT NORMAL people came on Saturday the 28th of September and what a JOY to welcome them to this NOT NORMAL place! These people came from South Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa. They came for a special tour, and also to see our newest…

Stephanie Wilde – Puerto Rico – September Newsletter 2019

  Hola! Buenos dias. I am excited to share with you what I have been up to during the month of September. It has been a month full of learning, new relationships and packing! God’s Blessings on your day! September 2019 Newsletter To Support me through the LCMS you may give a tax-deductible gift Online through the LCMS By calling…

TRINITY LUTHERAN FROM MADISON, NEBRASKA VISITS!

On Thursday the 26th of September 2019, we were able to welcome the entire school from Madison, Nebraska.  What a JOY to welcome these young missionaries. Each one of these missionaries were sworn in the rest of their lives as REAL missionaries, and they will be able to tell people about Jesus the rest of their lives!  Each of the…

Stephanie Wilde – Puerto Rico – August 2019 Newsletter

  Hola! I pray this finds you well. I am excited to share with you what I have been up to during the month of   August while preparing to go on to the field. It has been a month full of learning and new relationships. August Newsletter 2019  To Support me through the LCMS you may give a tax-deductible…

Peter and Lucy Hoffmann – Czech Republic – September 2019 Update

    September 2019 Serving the Lord in the Czech Republic News from Peter and Lucy Hoffmann God opens a door for our mission in Olomouc. Read the newsletter to see what God is doing with the “Red Church” in Olomouc! Giampaolo DiRosa playing on the largest organ in Central Europe in the Church of St. Maurice during the International…

Peru – FORO – September 2019

Pull Up a Chair This November, missionaries, local leaders, and partners will circle ’round the table to discuss the Church’s work in Peru. With Vicar Elvis Carrera and family having returned to his native Lima, a new alliance missionary pastor on the ground, and a 2020 calendar rapidly filling with teams eager to serve, there is much to report on. Join…

Ashley Lehr-Puerto Rico – September 2019 Update

    Stay up to date with LCMS Missionary Ashley Lehr and what God is doing in Puerto Rico.  Bienvenidos mis amigos!  Welcome my friends! I hope this finds you doing well. I pray that God blessed you with a relaxing summer filled with fellowship and many activities that you enjoy. This was an exciting summer for me because I…

Ted and Rebecca Krey – Dominican Republic – September 2019 Update

  Dear family and friends, Yesterday was a wonderful day on the mission field in the Dominican Republic. One of those memorable days that you will cherish for years to come, as we celebrated the ordination and installation of Yban Navarro, at Lamb of God Lutheran Church, in Licey.  He is our third pastor to be ordained here in the…

Gary Schuschke – Germany- August 2019 Update

      August 2019 Serving the Lord in Germany News from Pastor Gary Schuschke A New School Year Begins in Frankfurt, Germany We were happy to welcome our families home from their summer travels recently.  We celebrated the beginning of the school year with our annual church picnic and the dedication of our Christian education volunteers.  I was also blessed with a…

Iowa District West LWML Rally at Mission Central

On September 21st, 2019, we here at the Lord’s Mission Central were so blessed to have the Fall Rally of the LWML members of Iowa District West.  What an excellent turn out, and about 175 people were present to hear the Honorable Rev. Dan McMiller, Chief Executive Office of the LCMS International Missions give his presentation as the keynote speaker! …

HERE IS THE LATEST NEWS ON THE PARKING PROJECT!!!

Late in the afternoon on September 17th, 2019, the HUGE caterpillar arrived to create an entirely new  drainage system for our parking area here at the World Famous Mission Central.  Dr. James A. Thies, who happened to be the nephew of Old Missionary Gary W. Thies, came and ran the huge dirt mover to create an entirely new swale to…

JEDELE FAMILY DELIVERS HUGE NUMBER OF CROSSES!

Thursday the 19th of September was a special day, because our dear friends, Charles and Ann Jedele from Winfield, Kansas arrived with a HUGE NUMBER of Missionary Crosses here at Mission Central. These are special crosses that we give out to “missionaries” that come here to visit Mission Central.  These crosses are special, and are made of black walnut and…

Trinklein -South Korea -September 2019 Update

Hans Trinklein and Family | DaeWoo Hyundai Appartments, Bldg 107 Apt 1402, Geumhwa-ro 82, Beon-gil 14 GeumHwa Maeul 1 Danji Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do 17072 South Korea   About Constant Contact Sent by hans.trinklein@lcmsintl.org in collaboration with Trinklein_South-Korea_Sep2019.pdf Click icon to download and print file.

Erber -Ghana -September 2019 Update

Dear Partners in Mission, Greetings from Ghana, West Africa! “Where Are All of the Young People?” It’s a long story, but years ago, the LCMS worked with the Lutheran Church of Nigeria to send Nigerian pastor, Rev. Samuel Essien to a far away, small, mostly Muslim African country to help establish the Lutheran church there. Rev. Essien served as a…

TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL FROM BOONE, IOWA ARRIVES!

TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL FROM BOONE, IOWA ARRIVES! What a JOY to welcome the 7th and 8th grade Students from Trinity Lutheran School in Boone, Iowa for a special tour of the world famous Mission Central. Yes, under the leadership of Dr. Amy Schroeder, Principal of this wonderful school, the students came and had the “trip of their lives”.  What a…

Conrad Mexico Mission Newsletter August 2019

Dear Partners in Mission,       We hope that you have enjoyed your summer. Things are gearing up again in Mexico as we get ready to start our fall academic semester. We give thanks for the future pastors and deaconesses who are in formation. Attached please find our latest mission newsletter. Thank you so much for your support of God’s mission…

DiLiberto August 2019 Newsletter

  Dear Friends, This month I’m sending out a combined July/August newsletter because of busyness the past few weeks, and now largely because we wanted to let you know that Anthony’s younger sister, Carissa, passed away on Saturday, August 24 in her home at the age of 19. We praise God for her Baptism into Christ, and we find our…

Kanoy -Tanzania – August 2019 Update

Friends in Christ, It’s hard to believe that it is nearly September!  As children and teachers return for the new school year, it can be a busy and stressful time for many.  Today, I pray that you might be encouraged by the reminder that the Lord is our Shepherd–if you haven’t read it in a while, read through Psalm 23…

Odemba – Kenya – September 2019 newsletter

  September Newsletter Dear Supporters, Greetings from Nairobi, Kenya!  Thank you for your support.  Please click on the link below to read my latest newsletter.  We continue to praise God for the people who support the ministry here in East Africa. In Christ, Britt Click here for my latest newsletter Copyright © 2019 LCMS – OIM, All rights reserved. You…

Naumann -Dominican Republic – August 2019 Update

Jonathan & Cheryl’s Summer 2019 Mission Newsletter Dear friends in Christ, We’ve had a busy summer with a variety of ministry activities. This newsletter contains a few more photos than usual to give you a visual image of some of the ways God has blessed our work in the Latin America Caribbean region. We pray that your summer was also a pleasant one!…

WASMUND FAMILY ARRIVES AT MISSION CENTRAL!

WASMUND FAMILY ARRIVES AT MISSION CENTRAL! People come here to the Lord’s Mission Central from all over the world and all over the United States.  Two very, very special NOT NORMAL people arrived on Saturday the 14th of September.  YES, the honorable Missionaries Gary and Pauline Wasmund all the way from Florida arrived at this MIRACLE PLACE! They had no…

CINDY WRUCKE FROM THE CZECH REPUBLIC ARRIVES at Mission Central

September 13th, 2019 was indeed a very, very, very special day at the Lord’s Mission Central.  We were able to welcome one of the finest missionaries that we have in all of Eurasia and Russia.  The Honorable Cindy Wrucke from the Czech Republic was presenting here.  Chelsea Irwin from Lincoln, Nebraska was also present as a special guest who wanted…

Wrucke February/March 2019 Newsletter

February/March 2019 Serving the Lord in Eurasia News from Missionary Cindy Zirbel Wrucke The opening page of the new Czech mobile app welcomes users in English and Czech. Using Technology to Share the Gospel Shortly after I arrived in Prague a year ago, I noticed that many Czechs stay connected to their mobile devices as they commute on buses and subways, walk,…

Wrucke_Czech Republic_Apr2019

  April 2019 Serving the Lord in Eurasia News from Missionary Cindy Zirbel Wrucke I joined about 10,000 Czechs on April 27 for the annual Národní Pochod pro Život a Rodinu, or National March for Life and Family.         Easter in Prague Easter is, for me, even more important than Christmas. Our forgiveness of sins and eternal salvation didn’t…

Wrucke May 2019 Missionary Newsletter

May 2019 Serving the Lord in Eurasia News from Missionary Cindy Zirbel Wrucke Rev. Dr. Charles Cortright presents a theological paper at one of the most successful theological conferences planned and held in our Eurasia region.           “Damnamus” Theological Conference   On April 8, I traveled to Wittenberg, Germany with Bishop Marion Čop, Rev. David Jurech and Manager Ján…

Wrucke_Czech Republic_Jul2019

June/July 2019 Serving the Lord in Eurasia News from Missionary Cindy Zirbel Wrucke This original tapestry depicting Charles IV, who founded central Europe’s oldest university in 1348, still hangs in the Karolinum, the first building erected at Charles Univesity in Prague.           Intensive Czech this Summer! JUNE 2019: On June 19, I presented an update on the Czech prayer app for…

Wrucke_Czech Republic_Aug 2019

August 2019 Serving the Lord in the Czech Republic News from Missionary Cindy Zirbel Wrucke Our Eurasia team of missionaries and their families in Odessa, Ukraine.       Eurasia Regional Meeting in Odessa Each year, the Eurasia region holds a week-long meeting for missionaries to gather together with their families for a time of church worker care.  For many…

September news from Russia

View this email in your browser Happy September to you all! While we celebrate New Years on January 1st, I always feel like the beginning of the school year is the real time of new beginnings. This September has not been the exception to that rule. Lots of changes are happening here in St. Petersburg, with new workers joining our team,…

NEW PARKING LOT AT MISSION CENTRAL ANOTHER MIRACLE!

NEW PARKING LOT AT MISSION CENTRAL ANOTHER MIRACLE!  By Old Missionary Gary We get to see REAL MIRACLES here at the Lord’s Mission Central.  Yes, at this place in the middle of “nowhere” in the hills of Western Iowa, the Lord brings the “right people at the right place at just the right time”!  That’s what happened when we were…

THE NOT NORMAL KORT FAMILY FROM BLUE HILL ARRIVE at Mission Central

We have been so busy every single day here at the Lord’s Mission Central.  Then traveling to presentations, and on the road also.  We are so heavily scheduled here at this place.  So much going on we are asking the people to be sure and call for an appointment so we can see them and arrange a time for them…

Lutheran Theological Seminary Pretoria

Dear Friends at Mission Central Visit also our website: lts.ac.za The last post, prepared by Shara, is; https://photos.app.goo.gl/6HmEeT9ppnpfpFpS8 I will send you also some news from Mozambique in another e-mail. Blessings and thank you for your support. Pr. Winterle — Rev. Dr. C. Walter Winterle – Rector LL.D., D.D., D.D. Lutheran Theological Seminary in Tshwane 790 Arcadia Street, Arcadia Pretoria…

Rev. Trump gives report at Mission Central

  REV. SHAUEN TRUMP REPORTS TO MISSION CENTRAL! God blessed us with a wonderful crowd of people here at HIS Mission Central on Saturday the 7th of September.  Yes, the groups came from all over the mid-west and even from Arizona. They came to see the World Famous Missionary, Rev. Shauen Trump, the Executive Director of all missionaries in East…

Lyons and Bancroft, Nebraska church brings youth to Mission Central

  LYONS AND BANCROFT, NEBRASKA BRINGS YOUTH! What a JOY to welcome the students from Bancroft and Lyons, Nebraska under the direction of their dear Pastor Missionary Nathan Henschen.  They came on Saturday morning the 7th of September, so that they could all have a tour of the Creation Theater and the Barn Museum. It was great to have the…

Schuschke – Germany July 2019 Update

        July 2019 Serving the Lord in Germany News from Pastor Gary Schuschke Meet the Newest Member of Trinity Lutheran Church! This has been a blessed month at Trinity Lutheran Church in Frankfurt, Germany!  We welcomed our newest member.  Our youth made a life-changing journey to the National Lutheran Youth Gathering, and one of our ministries was featured in the…

Vanderhyde – Sri Lanka_August 2019 Update

  August 2019 Serving the Lord in Sri Lanka News from the Vanderhydes “Oh Come, Let Us Sing to the Lord” Around 35 youth learned to sing these words in the Venite (Psalm 95) in our first music training event last week. Psalm 95 is an invitation to worship that Christians have historically sung before or during morning prayer. The goal…

Wood_Asia_Aug2019

Subject: Wood_Asia_Aug2019 Follow the Wood Family Matthew, Kali, Laurel, and Eleanor serve in Medan, Indonesia with LCMS International. Matthew supports The Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church, by mentoring pastors, providing continuing education, and overseeing translation projects.   Our Family Grows! Greetings in the name of our Gracious Lord, We want to give you all a quick, but important and exciting update….