In January 2020, Concordia Seminary St. Louis sent two deaconess students on a mission education trip to the Dominican Republic to learn about various aspects of the ministry occurring there and throughout Latin America. Participants Janie Schlie and Christina Shaffer, both first year students, had the opportunity to experience what life is like in the Dominican Republic while serving alongside and learning from missionaries, deaconesses and local believers.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana hosts 73 men for Luther Academy.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Spain (IELE) is seeing growth in the number of men serving as pastors. Two new pastors were installed in Spain Sunday, October 13th. Felipe Lobo from Spain was ordained during the service, joining the newly ordained Missionary Pastor Isaac Machado as the fifth and sixth Lutheran pastors in the country.
The Rev. Matthew Wood discusses his work with the Indonesian Christian Lutheran Church (GKLI).
Musical Seminar in Palanga, Lithuania
Diaconal formation continued in Panama September 28-29, as the ladies continued with their second course in the Deaconess Program, The Divine Service and the Life of the Church. A dozen ladies were in attendance from two congregations.
Pastor Cima discusses teaching the Book of Hosea to students in Cambodia.
The Rev. James Krikava, Regional Director for LCMS Eurasia, and the Eurasia mission team organized several strategic meetings for the last week in September.
On March 30th Matongo Lutheran Theological College held a graduation ceremony.
An interview with Okach Omot Opiew, a refugee from Ethiopia and seminarian at Matongo.