ALMA is "Where Missions Meet"
The Association of Lutheran Mission Agencies is
a professional service organization linking and equipping leaders of Lutheran mission agencies, congregations, and individuals for sharing and demonstrating the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
ALMA 2021 Hybrid Conference
"1 Day...1 Mission"
A hybrid ALMA conference is scheduled for April 15th, 2021. This will include a two-hour online session for ALMA members with special content dealing with Best Practices During a Pandemic for mission leaders.
ALMA leaders can register for this event using this link. We will send you a link closer to the date of the event. We also encourage ALMA agency and congregational mission leaders where possible to bring together your staff, board members, and other interested mission leaders in your area for in-person participation while adhering to your local health department COVID-19 regulations.
For this to work effectively you will want to provide for appropriate projection and sound for your group to connect to the virtual ALMA meeting. Individuals are also encouraged to join this meeting on your computer or device using the link we will send you closer to the conference date of April 15.
In addition to the ALMA Conference on Thursday, April 15, 2021, mission, ALMA has prepared three special mission videos on the following topics: Facing the Crisis by Dr. John Nunes, The Holy Spirit and Mission by Dr. Leo Sanchez; and Persecution: God's Way to Grow His Church by Ethiopian leader Lensa Gudina.
These videos are being provided as a contribution to mission reflection and involvement by mission agencies, congregations, university mission groups, "Winkels,"Circuit meetings, seminary mission groups, LWML groups, etc. and can be used at any time you wish.
There is no charge for either the ALMA Conference Meeting or the three special Mission Videos. If you are interested in any of these mission opportunities, please register at this link.
What does ALMA do?
ALMA connects mission agencies, congregations, and individuals to one another for support and shared learning. This is done most notably through the annual conference and by digital means throughout the year. ALMA promotes mission opportunities available through its members to the greater Christian community through its website, social media, and personal referrals. ALMA promotes mission collaboration and is constantly looking for new ways to serve its members!