Missions Unpacked Teen Edition

This new curriculum lets teenage youth experience how the LCMS is spreading the Gospel, planting churches and showing mercy in Africa, Asia, Eurasia, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

English Conversation Partners: Join the mission team from home

The LCMS International Mission's pilot program for English Conversation Partners launched in May 2020. Eighty-two volunteers responded to the first request for help with this innovative program that matches stateside volunteers with English language learners in different parts of the globe.

Missions Unpacked for Kids

Expand kids’ worldview by introducing them to the people and places of LCMS International Mission and showing them how God uses missionaries in diverse places to add to His family.

Tips for English Conversation Partners

The LCMS Office of International Mission has been partnering with our missionaries to provide volunteer support to ongoing English-based outreach efforts. These tips are based on one missionary’s experience hosting an online conversation group, but most can be applied in any English conversation partner setting.

God’s Mercy Never Ceases

LCMS missionaries in the Dominican Republic get to build relationships share Christ with people simply by doing life together.

One day with an LCMS short-term mission team in Puerto Rico

Through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Short-Term Mission program, a volunteer team from St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Esko, Minn., served in Puerto Rico in November 2019. Here’s what a day in life of that team looked like, written by one of the team members.

International volunteer work and your health

We ask all individuals serving with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod to consult with a primary care provider or travel physician prior to departing on a short-term mission trip.

125th anniversary of LCMS mission work around the world

For 125 years, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod has been sending missionaries to proclaim the Gospel, plant churches and show Christ’s mercy across the globe! Hear former missionaries share their experiences, listen as church leaders talk about mission history, and view a timeline that spans from the first mission plant to the present day.