Association of Lutheran Mission Agencies - Members

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Advancing Grace

Mission/Ministry:

Mission/Ministry: "To share the Good News of Jesus Christ by distributing Bibles, Christian materials, and humanitarian aid as well as Christian witnessing to Kosovo immigrants in the United States and other Albanian speaking communities and countries through the Balkans." The Christian materials include devotional books, Sunday school materials, Christian books discussing a variety of issues in a Christian manner. The Christian witnessing can include quarterly newsletters, "acts of Christian love", written discussions about doctrine and pen-pals (Christians writing to Christians in the Balkans).

Contact Information

Name: Terry Jobst
Address: 436 Deep Run Road
Location: Perkasie, PA 18944 USA

       


Alaska Mission for Christ

Mission/Ministry:

It is the misson of the AMC to share Christ in the last frontier through the use of well trained laity, especially in areas too remote or sparsely populated to allow service by ordained clergy.

Contact Information

Name: Todd Roeske
Address: 8100 Arctic Blvd
Location: Anchorage, AK 99518 

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Atlantic District Mission Society

Mission/Ministry:

"Engaging the world with the Gospel of hope"

Contact Information

Name: Johnson Rethinasamy
Address: 171 White Plains Road
Location: Bronxville, NY 10708-1923 

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Central American Lutheran Mission Society

Mission/Ministry:

CALMS Connects and Advances Leaders in Mission and Service! Our organization is dedicated to helping fulfill the Great Commission by making and growing disciples of Jesus. We work collaboratively with US and Central American churches, institutions and individuals to encourage and equip leaders and help them impact their communities with the Gospel of Jesus. CALMS has established official partnership agreements with national churches in Central America and with many individual congregations and Christian institutions to guide our ministries together with our Central American and US partners. Our global teams serve in the context of long-term relationships to help achieve our key outcomes: Committed Disciples, Thriving Churches and Healthy Communities. In 2016, CALMS sent 62 global teams to serve with partners in 6 countries in Central America.

Contact Information

Name: Jacob Gillard
Address: 325 N. Kirkwood Rd., Suite 200
Location: St. Louis, MO 63122 

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Chinese Lutherans In Mission Building

Mission/Ministry:

Mission Promote outreach and evangelism to Chinese peoples in North America and Asia. Assist and encourage our Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod church body. Provide support and a sense of common purpose among existing Chinese congregations and missions. Objectives Church planting of Chinese ministries in the North America Leadership Training ingathering of funds for Kingdom work Mission building Biblical materials printed to fulfill the needs of Chinese Christians

Contact Information

Name: Leong Wa Chu
Address: 2400 Noriega St
Location: San Francisco, CA 94122 

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Christian Friends of New Americans

Mission/Ministry:

Through the establishment of an ever growing friendship network, CFNA is committed to the establishment of ministries of church planting and leadership formation among the ever growing number of refugees and immigrants in the greater St. Louis area, especially among those of Muslim background.

Contact Information

Name: Carol  Buckman
Address: 4019 South Grand Blvd.
Location: St. Louis, MO 63118-3407 

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Christu Suda Communications & Ministries

Mission/Ministry:

The Christu Suda Communications & Ministries is a non-profit Lutheran independent registered organization. It was established in 2001 and doing Lord's work in remote and rural areas in India. We want to do more work for the needy with the like-minded Lutheran partnership in USA to carry out the ministry among needy people in India. We are so glad to know about ALMA which is helping Lutheran organizations to its growth in ministry.We shall be thankful through our Lord Jesus for the support and prayer zeal for missions in India.We do the following programs through CSCM to strengthen the Lutheran congregations in remote and rural areas. 1. Sunday Services 2. Pastors Seminars, 3. Sunday School Teacher´s Training 4. Parents Seminars, 5. Hindu converts parents’ seminar, 6. Tribal parent’s seminar 7. Youth Seminar, 8. Children Programs , 9. Widow Women Program 10. Lutheran Children Home. The President of the CSCM is also the Vice-President of the Andhra Evangelical Lutheran Church in India, largest Lutheran Church in Asia.

Contact Information

Name: Duggi Benarji
Address: 9-120,Gandhi Nagar
Address: Near Water Tanks
Location: Piduguralla 522413 India

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Concordia Publishing House

Mission/Ministry:

Concordia Publishing House is the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. It exists for the purposes of strengthening and aiding member congregations in their proclamation of the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ and working in partnership with the agencies and congregations of the Synod to provide publishing services. On their behalf, Concordia Publishing House will develop, produce, market and distribute products and services that are faithful to the Scriptures and the Lutheran Confessions and which will effectively serve such proclamation to people throughout the world. All to the Glory of God.

Contact Information

Name: Erin Mackenzie
Address: 3558 S. Jefferson Ave.
Location: St. Louis, MO 63118 

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Evangelical Lutheran Church in Katanga and DRC

Mission/Ministry:

Greetings in The Name of our Lord Jesus Christ! The ELCK-DFRC is committed to fullfill the Great Commission of our Lord, Jesus Christ and its development in social, charitable and humanitarian projects in different fields of activities by working together with our most needy missionaries.

Contact Information

Name: Presiding Bishop Amisi Ngoy-Lu Luba Jean-Pierre
Address: B.P.3353 LUBUMBASHI-DRC VIA NDOLA (ZAMBI
Address: iDEM
Location: Lubumbashi-DRC 00243 

       


Evangelical Lutheran Parish of St. Gertrude

Mission/Ministry:

The Evangelical Lutheran Parish of St. Gertrude is a young congregation though it was established at one and the same time with Ekaterinburg in 1723. After tough communist era it was reestablished in 1989 by people with Lutheran background who kept their faith through horrible years of communist repressions. We carefully keep the memory of people who suffered for their faith. Now we are fast developing Church with the emphasis on the mission activity because we believe that only by mission work the Gospel is spread among nations. We, like first disciples of Jesus Christ, go to the peoples who is in need and starving for the Word of God, whose burden of sins prevents them to see the Loving God, their Redeemer and Savior. The average age of members of our Congregation is around 40 and more than a half of them are young people under 25.

Contact Information

Name: Roman Heidemann
Address: 46, 123-B, Kuibyshev Str.
Location: Yekaterinburg 620026 Russia

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Family Shield Ministries Inc.

Mission/Ministry:

Family Shield Ministries misson: to educate and equip people, through the power of the Gospel, to know Christ, grow in God's Word; and to strengthen individuals and their families. Ministries and services include: The weekly Family Shield program is heard on 51 stations in over 25 states. The archive page where you can hear over one year of the best radio programs is at www.kngn.org. You can learn more about the ministry at: http://www.familyshieldministries.com. Kay Meyer is the founder, president, and host. Family Shield also offers educational programs on family life, parenting, spiritual growth, and learning to witness. The seminars and workshops are from one hour to six hours in length. You can learn more about topics on the website under "Educational Programs." Family Shield Counter-Cult Ministry helps family members and friends of Jehovah's Witnesses and Mormons learn to cope and witness and equips Christians to witness to these two non-Christian cults. The organization produces resources including: Witnessing--A Lifestyle and Mission Field on Our Doorstep: Jehovah's Witnesses. The organization partners with numerous organizations.

Contact Information

Name: Kay Meyer
Address: P.O.Box 230015
Location: St. Louis, MO 63123 

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Garuna Foundation

Mission/Ministry:

The Garuna Foundation exists to assist with funding for ministry in Thailand, Cambodia and surrounding countries specifically related to: (1) the training of national Lutheran Church pastors and leaders, (2) the planting of new local Lutheran congregations, (3) the planting of Garuna (Lutheran) schools and Garuna Kids scholarship ministry, and (4) Garuna Farms: self-sustainable agricultural projects that support the local Lutheran churches. Garuna means grace, mercy, and compassion in the Thai and Khmer language.

Contact Information

Name: Jeff Ehlers
Address: 2924 E. Cholla Street
Location: Phoenix , AZ 85028 

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Global Lutheran Outreach

Mission/Ministry:

Our purpose is to serve the worldwide Christian Lutheran community by sending Lutherans to establish and strengthen congregations and ministries around the world through crosscultural missionary service.

Contact Information

Name: James Tino
Address: 6709 Ficus Drive
Location: Miramar, FL 33023 

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International Student Ministry Inc.

Mission/Ministry:

ISM, Inc. encourages and equips God's people for intentional Gospel ministry among international student communities.

Contact Information

Name: Karol Selle
Address: PO Box 22
Location: Stevens Point, WI 54481-0022 

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LCMS Planting Gospel Seeds

Mission/Ministry:

Hands on and on-site training of congregations and mission agencies to assess the most critical, unmet or underserved human care needs of their immediate communities or those they seek to reach. In the process of gathering information on human care needs through one-on-one or small group conversations, contacts are made, connections are strengthened and working relationships are established. Through these sustained conversatons, the Holy Spirit opens up unbelievable invitations and opportunities to share the Gospel. Low-key, non-threatening, fun.

Contact Information

Name: Carlos Hernandez
Address: 1333 S. Kirkwood Rd.
Location: St. Louis, MO 63122 

       


LCMS Urban and Inner-City Mission

Mission/Ministry:

Advancing revitalization and planting in city ministries through witness, mercy and life together for community engagement that is anchored by Lutheran altars.

Contact Information

Name: Steven Schave
Address: 1333 S. Kirkwood Road
Location: St. Louis, MO 63122 

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LeadaChild CCCS

Mission/Ministry:

LeadaChild is about Lutheran's Educating and Discipling Children- Formerly known as Children's Christian Concern Society is Sharing the Love of Jesus with impoverished children around the world through Christian Education. LeadaChild is about offering scholarships to impoverished children in under developed countries so that they can receive a temporal hope and an eternal hope in Christ.

Contact Information

Name: Philip Frusti
Address: 13505 South Murlen
Address: Ste. 105 #331
Location: Olathe, KS 66062 

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Lutheran Church Charities

Mission/Ministry:

Originally headquartered in Addison, Illinois, and currently in Northbrook, Illinois, Lutheran Church Charities (LCC) was founded in 1947 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit ministry to help support Christian human care ministries of the Church. LCC works throughout the United States and internationally in bringing the Mercy, Compassion, Presence and Proclamation of Jesus Christ to those suffering and in need. LCC works with and in partnership with our churches. LCC is an RSO (Recognized Service Organization) of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. We operate with a Dollar In - Dollar Out funding process where EVERY dollar given for a cause goes directly to that cause or need, with LCC acknowledging the gift and overseeing that the money is used as intended. The LCC Human Care Ministry works locally, nationally, and internationally with such programs as K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry, Disaster Response/Congregational Preparedness, The Kare-9 Military Ministry, and "Word" Bible Studies and Speakers Bureau, as well as a web-based ministry and church worker support.

Contact Information

Name: Tim Hetzner
Address: 3020 Milwaukee Ave.
Location: Northbrook, IL 60062 

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Lutheran Hour Ministries

Mission/Ministry:

Through Christian programming for radio, Internet media, and video, as well as congregational outreach training, men's ministry resources, print communications and a variety of other culturally-relevant outreach materials, Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM) supports congregations of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, Lutheran Church-Canada and partner churches worldwide in its mission of Bringing Christ to the Nations-and the Nations to the Church. LHM's flagship ministry, The Lutheran Hour, is the world's longest-running Christian outreach radio program. It airs weekly on more than 1,400 stations. For more information about Lutheran Hour Ministries, visit www.lhm.org.

Contact Information

Name: Kurt Buchholz
Address: 660 Mason Ridge Center Dr
Location: St Louis, MO 63141-8557 

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Lutheran Indian Ministries

Mission/Ministry:

Lutheran Indian Ministries shares the Gospel of Jesus Christ with Native American Nations. God's grace compels us to help build the capacity of Native Americans to impact their communities for the sake of Christ's Kingdom. We seek to identify, recruit, equip and empower Native people to become spiritual leaders among their own people.

Contact Information

Name: Tim Young Eagle
Address: 15400 W. Capitol Dr., Ste 201
Location: Brookfield, WI 53005-2661 

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Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry

Mission/Ministry:

Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry is a movement that engages individuals and communities in transformational partnerships across the globe. Centered in faith and dedicated to service, LPGM is called to action by sharing resources and hope.

Contact Information

Name: Julie Rogness
Address: 5200 Willson Road
Address: Suite 280
Location: Minneapolis, MN 55424 

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Lutheran Relief And Development

Mission/Ministry:

Lutheran Relief and Development Organization is a Church founded Organization of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in South Sudan/Sudan (which is in fellowship with LCMS). It acts as a development wing of the church in South Sudan in the areas of christian needs below; -Education -Health -Water and sanitations -Agriculture -Churches constructions and rehabilitation -Peace building and reconciliations -Leadership training programs -Pastoral training programs etc.

Contact Information

Name: Ev.Augustine  Ladu
Address: Lutheran Relief And Development /S.Sudan
Address: c/o 47-34250 Hazelwood Ave.
Location: Juba-South Sudan,   c/oV2S 7L4 Republic of South Sudan

       


Lutheran Society for Missiology (LSFM)

Mission/Ministry:

The Lutheran Society for Missiology (LSFM) exists to cast a vision among Lutherans for the importance of mission among the unreached and uncommitted peoples of the world, primarily through the identification and sharing of cutting-edge mission strategies. It provides a proactive forum for missiological research and critical reflection from a Lutheran perspective in support of all those engaged in God's mission.

Contact Information

Name: Jeff Thormodson
Address: 801 Seminary Place
Location: St Louis, MO 63105 

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Lutheran Urban Mission Agency (LUMA)

Mission/Ministry:

The Lutheran Mission of the Good Shepherd, dba Lutheran Urban Mission Agency (LUMA), is the cross-cultural urban ministry of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) in greater Kansas City. LUMA's mission is to bring Christ to the city - especially to those cultures that are currently not being reached by our traditional churches. We work closely with existing congregations, helping them to become cross-cultural; we establish new ministries where needed; we provide aid and assistance to those in need; and we offer special programs designed to reach the un-churched in the urban core.

Contact Information

Name: Jorge Groh
Address: P.O.Box 412594
Location: Kansas City, MO 64141-2594 

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MOST Ministries

Mission/Ministry:

Mission Opportunities Short Term, a Recognized Service Organization (RSO) of the LCMS, is committed to "Impacting the world for Jesus Christ through short term missions by Empowering the Found in Reaching the Lost." In response to requests from our missionaries and national churches partners, MOST Ministries recruits, trains and leads short term volunteer mission teams to carry out projects such as eyeglass, medical and dental clinics, water filter installation, health education, hospice training, English camps, VBS, music, puppet and sports outreach, family ministry, professional teams and more. MOST Ministries coordinate 25-30 mission trips annually for congregations, individuals and other ministries seeking to connect their supporters with overseas projects. Through MOST Ministries, teams can confidently choose a different project and location each year, knowing each trip is strategically designed, and at the request of the partner missionary. Or teams may choose to build long-term relationships, returning year after year to a sister congregation. Additionally, MOST Ministries offers 'a la carte' pre- and post-trip training modules for groups coordinating their own mission trips.

Contact Information

Name: Timothy Frusti
Address: 655 Phoenix Drive
Location: Ann Arbor, MI 48108 

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Padang Relief Society

Mission/Ministry:

Padang Lutheran Relief Society (PLRS) was founded in 2005 with the intention of fulfilling the immediate spiritual, educational, and physical needs of the most impoverished communities in South Sudan. Padang is the Dinka (South Sudanese tribal language) word for different people coming together to fulfill the common goal. Its mission is to assist people in need, regardless of their ethnicity or religious beliefs. More detail about our mission can be found at www.plcr.org.

Contact Information

Name: Chagai Lual
Address: 10-1025 Queens Avenue
Location: New Westminster, BC V3M 1M4 Canada

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POBLO International (People of the Book Lutheran Outreach)

Mission/Ministry:

POBLO International (People of the Book Lutheran Outreach) is Ministry to the Muslims and others. Mission: To meet the physical, social, and spiritual needs of Muslims and other immigrants and refugees in the United States by sharing the love of Jesus in practical and culturally relevant ways. Vision: To empower churches in the United States to engage in cross cultural outreach so that Muslims and other immigrants and refugees have the opportunity to hear the Gospel message.

Contact Information

Name: Gary  Rohwer
Address: 35555 Garfield Road
Location: Clinton Township, MI 49035 

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United Evangelist Youth of Africa

Mission/Ministry:

We are Evangelist Missionary leader here in Africa where we reach out to the poor and needy ones with the support of the world like you.

Contact Information

Name: Evang Kingsley Owen
Address: Plot 104a Arochukwu st,Rumoumasi
Address: Plot 104a AROCHUKWU St,Rumoumasi
Location: Port Harcourt 234005 Nigeria

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Ysleta Lutheran Mission Human Care

Mission/Ministry:

To serve human and social needs in the border region of El Paso, Texas utilizing the gifts of time, talent, tissues, treasures, material goods as God provides through our Lutheran Synod, Districts, churches and people. Serving those in prison with the Word of God has become an additional ministry since we have incorporated the ministry of Lutheran Prison Ministry.

Contact Information

Name: Karl Heimer
Address: 301 S. Schutz Drive
Location: El Paso, TX 79907 

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