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Preus (Eurasia Region) Update – June2024

 ice   HOME-SERVICE RECONNECT VISIT CALENDAR   **Calendar has been updated with a couple of corrections.   Our family has begun our home service journey through the United States to reconnect with supporting congregations. Please see our calendar of events below, and we invite you to see us during our visits and learn about our life and work in and…

Thews (Taiwan) Update – April & May2024

Thews_Taiwan_April-May2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   News from Missionary Mindy Thews Serving the Lord in Taiwan 2024 April-May Newsletter Thank you for your support, prayers, and encouragement! Mindy Thews  Lutheran Education Coordinator Asia Region – Chiayi City, Taiwan And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called…

Nelson (Indonesia) Update – April 2024

Nelson_Indonesia_Apr2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Deja Vu All Over Again Ahhh, it seems like it was just April a couple of months ago!  And yet, here it is again.  Photos from our Home Service travels to Colorado, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa and Minneapolis enclosed. Thank you to everyone we were able to spend time with…

Helge (Czech Republic) Update – June 2024

Helge_Czech-Republic_June2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Our dear supporters, prayer warriors and friends, Děkujeme mockrát, thank you very much! Thank you for your continued support and prayers! Our series of newsletters continues with updates from the first third of 2024. In this issue, we explore “English Days,” a month long program in the K4 Community Center /…

Jastram (Japan) Update – May & June 2024

Jastram_Asia_May-June2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Serving the Lord in Japan: News from the Jastrams (May–June 2024) Dear Friend, Thank you so much for your prayers and support for LCMS mission work in Japan. It means a lot to us! To read our latest newsletter click the attachment. If you would like to schedule a mission…

Nelson (Indonesia) Update – March 2024

Nelson_Indonesia_Mar2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.    It’s March!  Errr…belatedly? Want to re-live March of 2024?  Us neither, but we do want to update you retroactively on what the last few months have been like for us during Home Service.  March is just the beginning – stay tuned for several more newsletters in short order bringing…

Gerald Paul (Cayman Islands) Newsletter 2 – May2024

Paul-Gerald_Cayman-Islands_May2024-2.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Serving the Lord in the Cayman Islands News from Gerald and Heidi Paul Symposium and Graduation in the Dominican Republic “The Lutheran Church Plants Lutheran Churches” Strategic Planning Update Festive May   If you or anybody you know is traveling to Grand Cayman (by air or cruise ship), please let…

Schaff (Taiwan) Update – June 2024

Schaff_Taiwan_June2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.     Dear Friends in Christ, We wanted to share the latest news. We will be traveling in the States for July and will be returning to Taiwan for next school year. We praise God for your continued prayers! Peace in Christ, Noel

Everyday is Always an Exciting Adventure at Mission Central!

You never know what the Lord has in store for you each day at Mission Central, but you know it is always going to be a blessing. What a joy it was to welcome Ken and Diana Armknecht on Tuesday morning, June 4, for an unexpected – but truly wonderful – visit as they were traveling home to Nebraska from…

Park (Taiwan) Update – May 2024

Park_Taiwan_May2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Dear Friends, Hello.  I am excited to tell you that I will be in the U.S. for my home service. It will be wonderful to see you. May our Savior Jesus continue to bless you and your family. Have a great day!   In Christ, Pastor Tom Park  …

Cundiff (Latvia) Update – May 2024

CUNDIFF_Latvia_May2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.     Home Service is imminent! Dear friends in Christ, This month begins our time of home service. It is a time designed by Synod for missionaries to come off the field and reconnect with family, friends, and supporters. All missionaries are required to do this every two to three…

FORMER MISSIONARY FROM KOREA MAKES SPECIAL TRIP TO THE LORD’S MISSION CENTRAL!

  On Monday the 3rd of June, the Honorable Missionary Rev. Dr. Hans Trinklein from Seward, Nebraska came for a special visit to Mission Central with his daughter, Abi, and what a JOY to see this family again.    Rev. Trinklein served many years in Seoul, Korea, where he taught at the University and Seminary there.  Hans served for a number…

SPECIAL VOLUNTEER STAFF HELPERS PROVIDE AMAZING GIFT!

  On June 1st, 2024, it will be 30 years that the Lord has allowed Mission Central to exist.  In that time frame of all those years the Lord gave us special friends to help us on our “CALLIING”!     Jesus sent Darwin and Sharon Hamann to be such special helpers in that time frame!  All these years they have…

AMAZING SCOLES FAMILY COMES TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL!

What a special JOY and BLESSING to have the privilege and honor to welcome the dear Scoles Family to Mission Central on Monday evening May 27, 2024! Yes, it was Veterans Memorial Day and this special family came from such a long, long way! In the picture in our office with our Boss in the background, you will see from…

SPECIAL FAMILY FROM ASIA VISITS MISSION CENTRAL ON MAY 14TH, 2024!

What a special JOY and BLESSING to welcome this wonderful couple from Asia, as they have worked there in the remote part of Asia for 21 years!     Yes, this dear couple came and presented with amazing pictures and stories to tell of some real MIRACLES that the Lord is doing in that part of Asia.    Special people came…

Paul (Taiwan) News – April 2024

Paul-Michael_Taiwan_Apr2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Dear friends and family: Thank you for your interest and support!  Attached is our April 2024 newsletter.    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

Lehman (Puerto Rico) News – April and May 2024

Lehman_Puerto-Rico_Apr-May2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.     The Lehman Family Newsletter for April/May 2024 The Lord has continued to bless the mission here in Puerto Rico! The picture above is of our most recent team gathering and a farewell/despedida for Hannah. She will be attending University of West Florida in August. Please pray for her as…

Clausing (Eastern Africa) Newsletter for May 2024

Dear Friends, The Clausing family’s May 2024 newsletter available as a downloadable PDF.  Clausing_Eastern-Africa_May2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   As always, thank you for your support.  The peace of Christ be with you.    In Jesus’ Name, Rev. Jonathan Clausing    

Helge (Czech Republic) Mission Update – May 2024

Helge_Czech-Republic_May2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Our dear supporters, prayer warriors and friends, Děkujeme mockrát, thank you very much! Thank you for your continued support and prayers! Christ is risen! Alleluia! He is risen indeed! Alleluia! God bless this final week of the Easter season. Light your Christ candles, cook up a feast, and celebrate. Jesus Christ…

Conrad (Dominican Republic) News – April 2024

Conrad_Latin-America_Mar-Apr2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Dear Partners in Mission, Grace mercy and peace be unto all of you from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.  We pray that the mothers had a blessed Mother’s Day celebration. Yesterday Dan and I celebrated 46 years of marriage. We were united in Holy Matrimony…

Wood (Indonesia) Update – May 2024

Meet the Woods Matthew, Kali, Laurel, Eleanor, Caroline, and Kermit 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. Teaching and Preaching      If you are a regular reader of this newsletter you will be familiar with how I regularly meet with about…

Irwin (Czech Republic) Update – March 2024

Irwin_Czech-Republic_Mar2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Czech-in Stay up to date with LCMS Missionary Chelsea Irwin and what the Lord is doing in the Czech Republic and Central Europe! Hi everyone! I pray you are enjoying the Spring weather. March and April were full of local ministries in Czech Silesia. Read about LCMS volunteers serving in the Czech…

Gerald Paul (Cayman Islands) Update – May 2024

Paul-Gerald_Cayman-Islands_May2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Serving the Lord in the Cayman Islands News from Gerald and Heidi Paul Feedback from April Strategic Planning Meeting Radio Ministry Launch Farewell to SherryLee Our son gets married!   If you or anybody you know is traveling to Grand Cayman (by air or cruise ship), please let us know…

Kaster (Czech Republic) Update – May 2024

Kaster_Czech-Republic_May2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   May 2024 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters Joy-Fully Lutheran! Easter’s joy is infectious. How could it not be? After all, the resurrection of Christ assures us that our sins are forgiven and that death will be conquered. We will rise as well! We apologize that…

Cima (Cambodia) Update – April 2024

Cima-Cambodia_Apr2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.     What is love? Our April newsletter is attached! How do you define love?  How does that compare to the way the Bible defines love?  What does all this mean for the way we love?  These were some of the questions J.P. posed to those gathered for a family…