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AN AMAZING MIRACLE DAY AT THE LORD’S MISSION CENTRAL ON FEBRUARY 6TH, 2024!

  On this special day the Lord Jesus sent us 5 missionary families to come for a full, full day of training and orientation at HIS Mission Central!  Yes, the Lord is still CALLING special people to HIS Mission Fields around the world.     These 5 families are the newest missionaries in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod!  They are heading for…

FW: January we prepared to depart

Payne_Tanzania_Jan2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Letters from the Payne Family Departure Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, December and into January we prepared to depart for Tanzania. We celebrated Christmas with our families and many Churches! We said our goodbyes and packed our bags. Next month’s newsletter will tell you about our journey to Tanzania,…

Conrad (Latin America) Update – January 2024

Conrad_Latin-America_Jan2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear Partners in Mission, Greetings in the name of the Lord. Our visas were finally approved, and we arrived to the Dominican Republic on the 19th of this month.  Dan is busy teaching his seminary class and we are both busy setting up our new household.  Attached please find our latest…

Steele (East Africa) Update – February 2024

Steele_East-Africa_Feb2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. ! Walter & Robyn Steele serving the Lord Jesus in East Africa This Month: The work keeps expanding as we reach more people. You can give direct support to this work by clicking here. Our mailing address is: Steeles in Africa 4916 Rushden Rd. McKinney, TX 75070

Rickman (Panama) Newsletter – January 2024

Rickman_Panama_Jan2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Greetings, Please download our January newsletter. Blessings! Pastor Rickman   Rev. Dr. Arthur Rickman, MBA, Ed.S. Missionary Pastor Latin America and the Caribbean  Office of International Mission Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

Ramirez (Peru) Update – February 2024

Ramirez_Peru_Feb2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. January & February 2024 Newsletter from the Ramirez Family New Year, New excitement. Read all about it in our newest newsletter. Don’t forget to look for us on facebook for more updates, photos and videos from the mission field. www.facebook.com/RamirezMissions Ramirez Family Personal Update The Lord is good in all…

Flores-Tinkey (Dominican Republic) Update – January 2024

Flores-Tinkey_Dominican-Republic__Jan2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Happy New Year! “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:34 You can…

Maita_Puerto Rico_Jan2024

Maita_Puerto-Rico_Jan2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Christ be my leader by night as by day; safe through the darkness for he is the way. Gladly I follow, my future his care, darkness is daylight when Jesus is there. – from Hymn “Christ be my leader” Greetings in Christ, Thank you for your prayers and support to…

Winterstein (Germany) Update – January 2024

Winterstein_Germany_Jan2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear supporters, family, and friends,      Come and see what I’ve been up to in the last month working in Leipzig. Thank you very much for all your prayers and support! In His Service, Mark Winterstein Read my newsletter here Prayerfully continue or consider partnering with the LCMS to…

Steffenson (Tanzania) – January February Newsletter

Steffenson_Tanzania_-Jan-Feb2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear Friends in Christ, The Peace of the Lord be with you.  Attached is our January/February Newsletter.  The Lord give you strength. In Christ,   Rev. Professor Jason Steffenson LCMS Theological Educator in Tanzania Office of International Mission-Africa Region  +255 743 119 269 jason.steffenson@lcms.org

Odemba (Kenya) Update – January 2024

Odemba_Kenya_Jan2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Mission of the Heart Dear Friends and partners Greetings from Nairobi, Kenya!  We pray that you are all well in the Lord.  Happy New Year to you all. Attached, you’ll find my latest newsletter highlighting my recent trip to western Kenya for a youth conference with Project 24 students. I appreciate…

Mantey (Africa) Update – January 2024

January, 2024 Serving the Lord in Africa News from Mark & Megan Mantey “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.”  ~ Colossians 3:16 Participants traveled from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Madagascar for a liturgical workshop…

Lehr (Puerto Rico) Update – December 2023

Lehr_Puerto-Rico_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. News from LCMS Missionary Ashley Lehr and what God is doing in Puerto Rico.  Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Happy Epiphany and Happy Three Kings Day, Here is the latest update in the life of Missionary Ashley Lehr. In the December Issue: Peace, Hope, Joy, Love…It’s all about Jesus. Christmas English Workshop….

Wood (Southeast Asia) Update – January 2024

Wood_SouthEast-Asia_Jan2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. 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.                 Inside the attached Newsletter, you will find brief stories from God’s work among…

Nelson (Indonesia) – 2023 Year In Review

Nelson_Indonesia_Jan2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. 2023 in Review Together as partners God the Holy Spirit accomplished a lot this year!  Not only your work in your families and church and community but also over here on the other side of the world in Southeast Asia.  We give God the thanks and glory for your partnership…

Borgwardt (Taiwan) Update – November 2023

Borgwardt_Taiwan_Nov2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Greetings in Christ, I pray you enjoyed a restful Christmas and New Years with family and friend. I am attaching my November newsletter for you to learn more about the work of your LCMS in Asia. The Holy Spirit continues to call people to faith across Asia as we spread…

Logston (Belize) Update – January 2024

J4 January 2024 Newsletter Jesus, Take the Wheel Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the Lord that will stand. Proverbs 19:21 We pray you and your family had wonderful Christmas celebrations! May the Hope, Peace, Joy, and Love of Christ shine in you and through you throughout 2024. Thanks for…

Pauls’ (Taiwan) December 2023 Newsletter

M-PAUL_TAIWAN_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Dear friends and family: Thank you for your interest and support!  Attached is our December 2023 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

Cima (Cambodia) Year End Update – December 2023

Cima_Cambodia_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. December 2023 Our December newsletter! This Epiphany, as we celebrate that Jesus is a light to the nations, what a joy to go the nation of Cambodia to share the light of Jesus with others!  Christmas is a perfect time to do that. Click through to learn about some highlights…

Mackenzie (Latin America) Newsletter for January 2024

Mackenzie_Latin-America_Jan2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Please download my January newsletter for updates on what’s happening in the Latin America-Caribbean region!      

Cundiff_Latvia_Dec2023

CUNDIFF__Latvia_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Ministry updates Dear friends in Christ,  “There was no mention of Christ!” That was the utterance of one of the missionary family members here with us after a cultural Christmas event. There was a Christmas concert in one of the churches here in Riga where the performers also sang some…

Bobby (Latvia) Newsletter for January 2024

Bobby__Latvia_Jan2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Please download our January newsletter for updates on our lives and work in Latvia.        

Gerald Paul (Cayman Islands) Year-End Newsletter – January 2024

Paul-Gerald_Cayman-Islands_Jan2024.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Serving the Lord in the Cayman Islands News from Gerald and Heidi Paul So much to be thankful for! Our third island Christmas New Year in with a bang Teaching at the seminary 2023 Highlights Christmas Eve on the beach Some family time   If you or anybody you know…

Maita (Puerto Rico) Year End Newsletter – December 2023

Maita_Puerto-Rico_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 Greetings in Christ, Joy to the World, the…

Park (Taiwan) Year End Greetings and Newsletter – December 2023

Park_Taiwan_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Dear Friends, I wish you a blessed Christmas and a great 2024! When I look back on 2023, I accomplished new and challenging tasks. I cannot believe it is almost 2024, and I have been in Taiwan since August. Thank you for your continued support and prayers. May our…

Matt Martin visits Mission Central

What a blessing to welcome Matt Martin, vicar at Remsen, Iowa and his special friend, Daniel, who is doing post-graduate work at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis.  Daniel comes from the country of Ghana in West Africa, and Matt brought him to visit Mission Central while Daniel was visiting here in Iowa.  It was a JOY to hear them both…

Krause (Germany) Year-End Newsletter – December 2023

Krause_Germany_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Dear Friends, Christmas greetings from Germany! I pray you have a blessed time celebrating our Savior’s birth with friends and family. I will be back in the States for my home service beginning at the end of February through the end of April, so as you begin to plan…

Conrad (Dominican Republic) Update – December 2023

Conrad_Latin-America_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file.   Dear Partners in Mission, Greetings in the name of the Christ Child whose birth gives light to the entire world. We have finally gotten our visas approved for the Dominican Republic. Our date of arrival is the 8th of January. We will miss Mexico, but we look forward to…

Bueltmann (Germany) Year End Update – December 2023

Bueltmann_Germany_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Vol. 7, No. 2 December 2023 Deaconess in Deutschland Helping refugees find refuge in Christ Dear Friends, I want to wish you all a very merry and blessed Christmas! I am so thankful to each of you for your prayers, encouragement and support! It means so much to me as I serve…

Lawsons (Latvia) Send Christmas Greetings – December 2023

Merry Christmas Christmas market, Riga, Latvia   And, Happy New Year in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Thank you for your prayers and support that have ensured we can serve and prepare church workers to serve God’s kingdom during this past year.   May God Bless you,  Jerry and Patty Lawson   Our mailing address is: Serving in…

Flores/Tinkey (Dominican Republic) Update – December 2023

Flores-Tinkey_Dominican-Republic_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. 🌟 Merry Christmas! 🌲 Merry Christmas!   ¡Feliz Navidad! And the angel said to them, “Fear not, of behold, I bring you GOOD NEWS of GREAT JOY that will be for ALL the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a SAVIOR, who is…

Rickmans (Panama) Share December 2023 Newsletter

Rickman_Panama_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Hope you all had a Blessed and Merry Christmas! Here is our latest newsletter.   In Christ,   Arthur   Rev. Dr. Arthur Rickman, MBA, Ed.S. Missionary Pastor Latin America and the Caribbean  Office of International Mission Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod https://www.lcms.org/rickman

Olivers (Taiwan) Send New Year Greetings

Happy New Year from the Olivers in Taiwan: Gary (14), Stephen, Ginny (12), Isaac (16), and Maggie.   Thanks for your prayer and care!   Enjoy MISSION POSSIBLE 4 – https://youtu.be/coPMSIi5FfE?si=yVMjtUXyUvFK1dLZ

Osiros (Kenya) Share Year-end December Newsletter

Osiro_Kenya_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Osiro Christmas 2023 Newsletter Dear Friends in Christ,   Wishing you a Happy New Year. We hope you had a safe and relaxing holiday season.    Please find our Christmas newsletter attached.   Love and Blessings, Shara & Michael — Shara Osiro Regional Shared Ministries Manager – Africa LCMS International…

Clausings (Kenya) Share December 2023 Year-end Newsletter

Clausing_Kenya_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! The peace of Christ be with you in 2024. ​Best Regards, Rev. Clausing & family 613 Henry St. Washington, MO 63090 USA

Bartelt (Taiwan) Shares December 2023 Newsletter

Bartelt_Taiwan_Dec2023.pdf Click icon to open, read, download or print file. Here is my December newsletter. Becky     Rebecca Bartelt LCMS Sacred Music Educator Missionary in Asia Cell/WhatsApp:  +886 903337255 Rebecca.Bartelt@lcms.org   2 Corinthians 5:20-21 We are ambassadors for Christ, God making His appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. For our sake He made…

AMAZING SENDING AND REPORT BY OUR DEAR SHARP FAMILY FROM SOUTH AMERICA!

It was one of those special days here at Mission Central!  Yes, on December 30th, 2023 on that Saturday we had the privilege and honor of welcoming our dear missionary family, Rev. James Sharp and his entire family to Mission Central.  It was an excellent report given by Rev. Sharp and his wife Angie and their 4 children!  They reported…

About Mission Central’s Thanksgiving Mailing

(A note from Mark Hofman) As almost everyone knows, Mission Central sends only one appeal letter each year. Made possible by dozens of volunteers and even a donation of the postage, this letter of joy and possibility is eagerly anticipated by all those who want to tell others about Jesus through a personal or group gift. This year, however, just…

Merry Christmas from Cambodia! (Special Greetings from the Cimas)

  A Christmas message from the Cima Family in Cambodia. MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM PHNOM PENH! Often when we think of a great gift, we think of things.  A pair of shoes.  A bicycle.  A car.  A cell phone.  But the best gifts are not things; they are people.    I think of Mary.  She was not wealthy or powerful.  She…

MIRACLES KEEP RIGHT ON HAPPENING, AND GOD SENDS HIS HELPER!

It was one of the MOST BUSY DAYS OF THE YEAR being December 23rd, 2023 here at the Lord’s Mission Central! HUGE amounts of gifts of love come at the end of the year.     We had a major problem, and the steps to the entrance to the Lord’s Office Building were actually “rotted away”…and what are we going to…