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Jastram (Japan) Update – September 2022

Jastram_Japan_Sept2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. “Alleluia. If they do not hear Moses and the Prophets, neither will they be convinced if someone should rise from the dead. Alleluia.” (Liturgical Verse for Pentecost 16, Luke 16:31)    From Home and Abroad “How can you speak English?”  The preschooler had a puzzled look on his face. During a…

St-Onge (Mission Montreal) Update – September 2022

Special note: The September print issue of the REPORTER (the official newspaper of the LCMS) incorrectly states that Rev. St-Onge is part of a group of eight “retired” missionaries whose service was recognized at a special Service of Thanksgiving. The online version of the story was corrected; however, the print version had already been mailed. Rev. St-Onge is NOT retired, but is…

Tiews (Germany) Update – September 2022

News from the Tiews Family Sharing the Gospel in Germany Latest posts from on 09/26/2022 Support the Mission The Good Samaritan in Hamburg By Rev. Tiews on 11/09/22 Today’s Gospel lesson is the parable of “The Good Samaritan” in Luke 10. Yesterday I sat down with an Iranian liturgical assistant to go over the service with him. “What is a…

SUPER STAR MISSIONARY FROM THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ARRIVES AT MISSION CENTRAL!

It was one of the very, very special days on the 27th of September when the Honorable Super Star Missionary Tirzah Krey arrived at the world-famous Lord’s Mission Central. Missionary Nurse Tirzah Krey gave an excellent report on her “calling” in the area of Latin America, where she works in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.  She is reaching out to…

Lehr (Puerto Rico) Update – September 2022

Lehr_Puerto-Rico_Sept2022_.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. News from LCMS Missionary Ashley Lehr and what God is doing in Puerto Rico.  God is our refuge and strength,     a very present help in trouble. Psalm 46:1 A comprehensive update about what happened before, during, and immediately following  Hurricane Fiona. My full September Newsletter and Hurricane Fiona Update is…

Mackenzie (Dominican Republic) Update – September 2022

Mackenzie_Dominican-Republic_Sept2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. September/October 2022 News from Erin Mackenzie Serving the Lord in Latin America & the Caribbean These are my people.  In this issue: Anyone else’s mind immediately jump to Rikki-Tikki-Tavi?  I can’t talk about fauna and not flora!  A Misión milestone Prayer requests for those within and outside the household of fait. …

FATHER KELLY BRINGS SPECIAL FRIENDS FOR A DAY TOUR AT MISSION CENTRAL

What a blessing to welcome to the Lord’s Mission Central a very, very special group of people from Estherville, Iowa. We have known Father Kelly for about 5 years ago, when he came for the first time to Mission Central. On Tuesday the 20th of September Father Kelly brought another Catholic Priest and 3 other friends so that they could…

Conrad (Mexico) Update – September 2022

Conrad_Mexico_Sept2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear Partners in Mission,                Greetings in the name of the Lord. The Summer season is just about over and Autumn is almost upon us. We hope you enjoyed your Summer. Attached please find our latest newsletter. We thank you for your prayers and support. God’s richest blessings!       “Now…

Bartelt (Taiwan) Update – September 2022

                                                                                          September 2022 Newsletter NEWS FROM BECKY BARTELT Serving the Lord in Taiwan Where Are You…

Odenba (Kenya) Update – September 2022

Odemba_Kenya_Sept2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Mission of the Heart Dear Supporters, Greetings from Nairobi, Kenya!  We pray that you are all well in the Lord.  We have concluded our home service in the states and are now back in Kenya.  We are grateful to all of you for a wonderful visit and for your encouragement. …

Cortright (Eurasia) Update – September 2022

Cortright_Eurasia_Sept2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. That’s Karl on the left and me on the right, right? Connie and I recently visited a congregation in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. We were welcomed by Karl Hoessel with whom I have been in email contact for a while but had never met before our trip. Hmmm. Beyond sharing certain outward…

Cundiff (Latvia) Update – September 2022

Touch down in Latvia! Well, we made it to Latvia on August 13th and made a mad dash to IKEA in order to furnish our apartment. The following week consisted of building said furniture. Temperatures were over 80 degrees Fahrenheit, and air conditioning is not a common sight in Latvian homes and apartments. Luckily, the temperatures finally cooled down to the…

KLAUS FAMILY COMES TO VISIT MISSION CENTRAL!

What a blessing to welcome some long, long-time friends from Sioux City, Iowa and Moville, Iowa on Monday the 12th of September for a special personal tour of Mission Central. Yes, this brother and sister team came for a special tour because they had never been to the world-famous Mission Central.  Missionary Gary had known the Klaus family from Ute, Iowa…

Ramirez (Peru) Update – September 2022

Rameriz_Peru_Sept2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. September 2022 Newsletter from the Ramirez Family We’re finally back in Peru! Read our September newsletter to hear all about how the first few weeks back in Peru have gone and what we’ve been up to.              Don’t forget to look for us on facebook for…

THE LUTHERAN SCHOOL FROM TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH IN MADISON, NEBRASKA COME FOR SPECIAL VISIT AND TOUR!

  What a JOY to welcome all of the students from Trinity Lutheran School from Madison, Nebraska to the world-famous Lord’s Mission Central! This special event happened on September 8th, 2022! These young students were “officially sworn in as missionaries for the rest of their lives” in the Lord’s Creation Theater! They will never forget this special event, and when…

Cima (Cambodia) Update – August 2022

Cima_Cambodia_Aug2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.     On saying and doing the same things over and over…   Sometimes it seems like we as missionaries do and say the same things over and over again.  But is that a bad thing?  Click below to find out that along with other news from the past month. …

Neuendorf (Puerto Rico) Update – August 2022

Neuendorf_Puerto-Rico_Aug2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. During one of our recent evening prayer services, I grabbed one of the bibles from the pew to read from because I had left my own in my office. When I opened it, a note written on the inside cover caught my eye, it had been written by one of our…

Lehr (Puerto Rico) Update – August 2022

Lehr_Puerto-Rico_Jul-Aug2022_.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. News from LCMS Missionary Ashley Lehr and what God is doing in Puerto Rico.  Late Summer greetings from your sister in Christ serving the Lord in Puerto Rico. Here is the latest update in the life of Missionary Ashley Lehr. In this Issue: End of Summer Vacation Bible School. Teaching my first…

PEOPLE ARE TRULY SENT AT JUST THE RIGHT TIME!

With our busy schedule each and every day, we are just absolutely “swamped” with people here at Mission Central all the time… HOWEVER, the Lord knows all about our schedule, and HE is the one in charge at this MIRACLE PLACE.  That was the case here on the 8th of September!  The Lord sent very, very special people “at just the…

Mantey (Africa) Update – July & August 2022

Mantey_Uganda_Aug2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   July & August, 2022 Serving the Lord in Africa News from Mark & Megan Mantey “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.”  ~ 2 Timothy…

St-Onge (Montreal, Canada) Update – August 2022

St-Onge_Quebec_Aug2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. LCMS Missions, thanks for your support!   In The Way with the St-Onges August 2022 Check out our Picture Gallery Summer, once again, went by far too quickly. Here is a quick update on what the Lord was doing in, through (and sometimes to) us. October 2022 is Network Reconnect…

Tape (Dominican Republic) Update – September 2022

SEPTEMBER NEWS FROM THE TAPE FAMILY John, Erica, and Sophie Serving the Lord in Latin America A Summer Full of Accounting and Property Management for John With the LCMS’s new fiscal year starting July 1, John spent much of the summer closing out the previous fiscal year and starting the new one. This included completing spending from last year’s budgets,…

Gerald Paul (Cayman Islands) Update – September 2022

Gerald-Paul_Cayman-Islands_Sept2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Serving the Lord in the Cayman Islands News from Gerald and Heidi Paul 2022 Missionary Conference in the Dominican Republic Spanish hymnal is dedicated Sweet summer reunions We thank God for each one of you and for your prayerful support! If you or somebody you know will travel to Grand…

Oliver (Taiwan) Important Update – August 2022

Dear Prayer Partners, Thanks for your prayers! I have accepted our Mission’s new call for us to move to our Asia mission headquarters in Chiayi to help start our own new seminary. While this seems way out of reach now, we accept this calling in faith, faith that looks forward to what GOD WILL DO! Ever grateful for 22 great…

Irwin (Czech Republic) Update – Summer 2022

Irwin_Czech-Republic_June2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. MONTHLY CZECH-IN Stay up to date with LCMS Missionary Chelsea Irwin and what the Lord is doing in the Czech Republic and Central Europe! Greetings in Christ! Summer is gone and School has arrived! I pray that as you begin the school year God continues to keep you safe and healthy. This…

Lehman (Puerto Rico) Update – July & August 2022

Lehman_Puerto-Rico_Aug2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. The Lehman Family Newsletter for July/August 2022 The Lord has continued to bless the mission here in Puerto Rico! We’re so happy to be home! Please click the attached to read our newsletter. It will fill you in on all that is going on with our family and with your…

Fritsche (Dominican Republic) Update – August 2022

Fritsche_Dominican-Republic_Aug2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.     Check out what the Fritsches have been up to…   Greetings from missionaries Rev. Joel & Deaconess Clarion Fritsche and 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…

THE WORLD-FAMOUS EUCHRE CHAMPIONSHIP HELD AT MISSION CENTRAL ON AUGUST 26TH, 2022!!!

The world can talk about the World Series in Baseball, or about the Super Bowl in football, BUT NOTHING COMPARES TO THE WORLD FAMOUS “EUCHERE CHAMPIONSHIP” at Mission Central. This year was super special, because it was held in connection with Old Missionary Gary’s 80th Birthday!  Never in the history of this world wide event has there been the shouting, yelling,…

Rensner (Czech Republic) Update – August 2022

Renser_Czech-Republic_Aug2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. August 2022 Newsletter Dear friends in Christ, Greetings! The past few weeks have been full of travels, teaching, learning and fellowship. It is hard to believe that the summer is already drawing to a close. I visited a beautiful monastery in the midst of my travels this month. On a wall in…

Schaff (Taiwan) Update – August 2022

Schaff_Taiwan_Aug2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Dear Friends in Christ, Sorry, this has been a long time coming! It was the first time in three years that Andrew was able to leave Taiwan and return to the States for summer. It was a great blessing to have that time together with friends and family!  Attached…

SPECIAL 91 YEAR OLD MISSIONARY COMES TO MISSION CENTRAL!

Each day at the Lord’s Mission Central is a true MIRACLE!  Stop for a moment and ask yourself….”What 91 year old lady would come from Hampton, Nebraska and travel all the way to a place in the hills of Western Iowa to an old set of farm buildings in the middle of nowhere to spend an afternoon…when walking is such…

Flores Tinkey (Dominican Republic) Update – August 2022

Tinkey_Dominican-Republic_Aug2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Wish to subscribe? Sign up here. Hello everybody, We hope this letter finds you all doing well as fall arrives! What are you looking forward to in September? We’ve included our August newsletter in this email.  In this issue, you’ll read about : Summer activities in the DR mission Jamielynn’s…

Wrucke (Czech Republic) Update – August 2022

Wrucke_July_August_2022.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Serving the Lord in the Czech Republic News from Cindy Zirbel Wrucke My Amazing Czech Tutor Photo: My Czech tutor, Barbora Vitarogova, holding one-year-old Lambert, with her mother, Ivana, daughter, Jasmine, and son, Jakub, at Jasmine’s kindergarten graduation celebration. When I first arrived in Prague in 2018, I didn’t know…