Mission Central Nebraska
Flood Relief Project

MISSION CENTRAL IS WORKING WITH THE NEBRASKA DISTRICT SPECIAL FLOOD RELIEF PROJECT! Click here for printable Flood Relief Project Agreement The Lord is still in charge of all that happens!  He knows that our friends in Nebraska are suffering from the impact of the flooding and devastation caused by these events.   All of us here at Mission Central are praying…


  OUR VOLUNTEERS AT MISSION CENTRAL ARE THE VERY “BACKBONE” OF THE WORK GOD HAS CALLED US TO DO! For the History Lesson of Mission Central, it has been very, very, very clear over the last 25 years, that God is totally and completely in charge of all things that happen.  If HE knows the number of hairs on our…

2019 Cecil Germany Mission Update #20

Lieber/Liebe Mission Central   Frühling (Spring) Greetings! With the newness of Spring comes the preparation for the most important season of our faith.  It is especially a time of Lenten repentance as we receive God’s great mercies in Christ alone.  Together with our friends from Iran, Afghanistan and Germany we share the Easter message of saving love from the walls of…

Sierra Leone seminary work in process February 2019

Dear Supporters, Partners, and Fellow Priesthood in Mission,Here are some pictures from the start to near completion… Posted by Doug Thompson on Sunday, February 10, 2019 Brent D. Smith Sent from my iPhone

Missionary Ryan McDermott teaches in West Africa

This week, Ryan taught a seminar for some of the leaders of the Lutheran church in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Because of… Posted by McDermotts In Africa on Friday, March 15, 2019

Doug Thompson update on Sierra Leone seminary housing

Pictured is "before and after" work on the seminary dorms. They are 17 year old structures that were never really… Posted by Doug Thompson on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Brent D. Smith Sent from my iPhone

Mantey’s return to Uganda

We’re thankful to be safely back in East Africa after home service. We were able to visit and share with fellow… Posted by Mission Minded Manteys on Sunday, March 10, 2019 Brent D. Smith Sent from my iPhone

Sierra Leone update on theological education

Dear Friends in Christ,Here is a video we took today about the work of theological education in Sierra Leone. Rev…. Posted by Doug Thompson on Friday, March 8, 2019 Brent D. Smith Sent from my iPhone

Brink’s Peru Newsletter, March 13, 2019

Lima, Peru March 13, 2019 Dear Friends, Thank you for praying for the mission in Peru!  In the Los Olivos church plant, the Lord is blessing in several ways.  First, we are in the process of celebrating four confirmations, one 12-year-old girl and three adults.  At first, we were disappointed when they told us they couldn’t all be confirmed on…

Rachel Meyer – Uganda February 2019 Update

Greetings from Uganda! Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, The new school year has begun here in Uganda!  Click on the link below to read about ways God is working to spread HIs Word in this new year. You are welcome to print the newsletter to share with your congregations, schools, and mission groups. Click here to download this month’s…

Peter and Lucy Hoffman – Czech Republic March 2019 Update

    Answers to Prayers   March 2019 Serving the Lord in the Czech Republic News from Peter and Lucy Hoffmann Sidewalk Memorial Plates The brass plates shown above are a vivid reminder of what happened to the Jewish people in the Czech Republic, including Olomouc, during World War II.  These plates are placed in the sidewalk in front of their…

Chuck and Connie Cortright – Russia March 2019 Update

  Our March letter to our friends and supporters.  📲   Lententide blessings to you! Here’s our letter! Click below to open… …our March letter to you. You’ll find an update on our home service itinerary. We hope to meet many of our friends and supporters at one of the locations listed (more to be added). Also, please read about our…

Benjamin Helge – Czech Republic March 2019 Update

God’s Stories from the Czech Republic and Central Europe.   View this email in your browser Stay up to date with LCMS Missionary Benjamin Helge and what God is doing in the Czech Republic and beyond. May our great God who has overcome all continue to use you for the proclamation of His Gospel. May this time of Lent be…

James and Christel Neuendorf – Puerto Rico February 2019 Update

  In Puerto Rico!   A few notes from LCMS Missionaries, James & Christel The Ponce Carnaval is world famous for its colorful masks, strange traditions, and week-long festivities. Our very first weekend in Ponce happened to fall on the same date as this major tradition, and the location being rented for our worship facility happens to be right in…

Natalie Howard – Final Missionary Newsletter

      View this email in your browser News from Natalie: Serving the Lord in Latin America & the Caribbean  Dear Partners in Mission,  It is with great thankfulness to you that I am writing. With your support over the past two years, I have now successfully completed my service as an LCMS GEO missionary. The Lord kept me in…

Meissner family – Belize – January/February 2019 Update

    Click HERE to read our newsletter! Copyright © *Christ i nBelize*, All rights reserved. Our mailing address is: PO Box #579 Belmopan, Cayo  BELIZE Want to change how you receive these emails? You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.

Rebecca Wagner – Minnesota February 2019 Update

    Dear Christian friends, Winter still has its hold on us, but despite the weather we continue to reach out in as many ways as possible to the students at the U of M and Concordia St. Paul! Please stay warm and as the season of Lent begins today, I hope you find the time to meditate on God’s…


THANK YOU Mission Central supporters for fully funding this Literacy project through June 30, 2019!  These photos are updates sent from Togo, West Africa from missionary Valerie Stonebreaker!

Johanna Heidorn – Peru March 2019 Update

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who…

ELT Moba Pilot Literacy Project March 2019 Update

The Literacy project is well under way with many women learning to read and write in the villages Togo.  – Update provided by Missionary Valerie Stonebreaker, Dapaong, Togo.       

Gauthier family – Panamá February 2019 Update

    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 beginning their third year of service today! Read the latest newsletter to find out about the work that will happen in the coming year…

The Cima Family – February 2019 Newsletter Update

      TONS of visitors! Greetings from Cambodia! Our February newsletter is available here! It’s been a CRAZY busy month, with several individuals and groups visiting Cambodia, including the LCMS Southeastern District President.  These visitors are a great reminder that in God’s global mission, we are BETTER TOGETHER!  Click below to learn more! February newsletter: click here! Family photoblog: click here!…

David and Shelee Warner – Spain February 2019 Update

    Thank you for your faithful intercession!   View this email in your browser God is Faithful! Thank you for your prayers, and for your patience!  We asked you all to pray for us a couple of weeks ago, and many of you have been asking if our problems have been resolved.  Today I am thankful to be able…

Paul family – February 2019 Update -Taiwan

Dear friends and family: Thank you for your interest and support!  Attached is our February 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   Paul-family-update-2019-02.pdf Click icon to download and print file.

Alyssa Anders Update – Happy March 2019 From Russia!

  View this email in your browser It’s March! Hello everyone! March brings with it the promise that the hardest parts of winter are over and spring is on its way. Russians mark the beginning of spring on March 1st, which led to not a few jokes as we had a sudden blizzard and two more inches of snow on March…

News from CCTS in Sierra Leone, West Africa

The Library at the Christ Evangelical Lutheran Theological Seminary at Jembe Village in Sierra Leone is almost complete.  All the work has been done by hand.  Missionary Angie Thompson is working hard so that the books are ready to populate the library.

Seminary Support – South Africa

Rev. Dr. Mark Rabe visited the LTS to discuss opening and coordination of guest lecturers.  He also discussed the Mission Training Center curriculum being proposed by the seminary as a pre-seminary course and coordinating the use of the MTC (Mission Training Center) with the LTS.

Fw: February 2019 Newsletter

Hello, all! Sorry it’s been so long. Hello, all! Sorry it’s been so long. We are trying to put out newsletters every month in 2019, but this one is a little late. Anyway, click on the picture to view the whole newsletter. And if you’d like to see some of the pictures larger, you can go to TrinkleinFamily.wordpress.com. We love…

Dickes – February 2019 Update – Papua New Guinea

Mission News from Papua New Guinea   Dickes to PNG Newsletter – February 2019 Dear Partners in the Gospel, Please click on this link to see our February 2019 Newsletter. For all of our newsletters and other links, visit JubalsLyre.com/PNG. Above is a picture of my mom with my Aunt Elinor in 1954 at Irelya. My mom joined the Eternal…

Julie Lutz – Winter 2019 Prayers – Papua New Guinea

  3 March 2019 Greetings in Christ, As I send out this prayer letter, my thoughts go to you who have been walking alongside me on the path.  I continue to be grateful for and humbled by that support.  Thank you. I know that your support is not just financial and I cherish your prayers.  This has been a challenging…

Mark and Stefanie Rabe Family Happenings March 2019

Greetings from the Rabe family in Ethiopia! 1 Dear Mission Partners! Greetings in Christ from Addis Ababa! We are excited to share with you this month’s happenings from Ethiopia. Please share our newsletter! We are so blessed to be in partnership with you! In Christ’s service, Mark, Stefanie, Noah, Gabriella, Julianna and Matthias 1 1 1 Click for Newsletter Share Forward…

CLCMS Worship Structure Matching Fund Update from Malawi

October 14, members of the Liwonde congregation of the Confessional Lutheran Church (CLC) Malawi Synod, woke up with zeal and determination.  It was the day they would officially begin constructing a new church building. This new worship structure will enable the community to have a better worshipping place, without interruptions from bad weather such as rains.  And it will also…

Malawi Hunger Relief

LCMS Disaster Response grant provides maize for church members during a time of hunger.  In January 2019 the funds were received by the Confessional Lutheran Church – Malawi Synod (CLCMS) enabling them to purchase 950-50 kilogram bags of maize.  Rev. Davis Wowa (president of the church), his fellow pastors and executive members of the church distributed the maize throughout the…

Erin Mackenzie update

Here is a little article by Missionary Mac on Faith Comes by Hearing the Word Brent D. Smith Sent from my iPhone

Dominican Republic trip to the seminary

I'll be making this drive to Seminario Concordia El Reformador – República Dominicana later today to meet up with Danelle Putnam! Posted by EM in the DR on Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Short-term Team serves in Panama

A nice group from Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Wichita Falls, Texas is working hard on the church in Sabanitas, Panama. Thank you, Pastor Dale Snyder and fellow Texans! We appreciate your wonderful work! Posted by LCMS Missions in Latin America & the Caribbean on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Brent D. Smith Sent from my iPhone

Deaconess Training in Latin America

Twenty-seven ladies attended an intensive deaconess training course in Guatemala this past weekend, taught by Missionary… Posted by LCMS Missions in Latin America & the Caribbean on Monday, February 25, 2019 Brent D. Smith Sent from my iPhone