Project: Mercy Ministry in Papua New Guinea
A bush home on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in the Makapumanda area of the Enga Province in Papua New Guinea. LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford

Project: Mercy Ministry in Papua New Guinea

  • Post category:AsiaProjects

The scholarships and seminary support from this project provide Lutheran pastors for church bodies that lack resources for training pastors at residential seminaries.

Project: Ongoing Mission Projects in Papua New Guinea
The Rev. Barnabas baptizes Orea Wokman at Immanuel Lutheran Church of the Gutnius Lutheran Church in the Enga province of Papua New Guinea on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford

Project: Ongoing Mission Projects in Papua New Guinea

  • Post category:AsiaProjects

The scholarships and seminary support from this project provide Lutheran pastors for church bodies that lack resources for training pastors at residential seminaries.

Project: Education and Instruction for Pastors

  • Post category:AsiaProjects

Support is needed to provide theological conferences for Lutheran pastors and church leaders in Asia. Gathering to meet face-to-face emphasizes common Lutheran teachings, while strengthening the faith of the attendees and building new relationships with other Lutherans across 12 different countries in Asia. Seven of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) partner church bodies in Asia provide theological training through eight seminaries, yet most lack the resources to bring together pastors and church leaders regularly. Congregations often struggle simply to pay the pastor a salary, much l