Top 5 reasons you should sign up for the LCMS International Mission Newsletter email

The LCMS International Mission Newsletter email will debut the week of Aug. 26. 

 Below are five reasons why you should subscribe to the free email newsletter. Or, if you don’t need to read all five reasons, you can sign up now.

Church service at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Macau with Missionary David Bush and Pastor Michael Wu.

1. Learn what your church does around the world. 

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) does mission work all over the world. The international work of the LCMS constitutes one-third of the Synod’s budget, and those resources come from LCMS members.

The LCMS International Mission Newsletter will show you how our Synod uses your support around the world. 

2. You don’t have to remember to visit our website. 

Remembering to visit a website for new content every month becomes tedious. Nearly 20 percent of Americans get their news primarily from social media.

So, rather than having to remember to visit the LCMS International website – and ensure you do not miss our Facebook posts – sign up for the email newsletter. 

Then you get it in your inbox – every month.

3. Know what to pray for in global Lutheranism. 

Knowing about the international LCMS work around the world will help you know what needs your prayers. LCMS partner churches all over the globe ask for and appreciate your prayers; they delight to know that you pray for them. 

The Rev. Ivo Kirsis, a parish pastor in The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia, leads Divine Service on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at a Diaconia Center mercy project site based in a municipal apartment in Riga, Latvia. LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford

And, just as you pray for them, so also they pray for LCMS Lutherans in the U.S. and the Church all over the world. 

When you receive the LCMS International Mission Newsletter in your inbox every month, you’ll be reminded what petitions you can bring before God. 

4. Take the opportunity to support Lutherans all over the world. 

The LCMS depends on your support. This means our international partners benefit from your support as well. 

The international work of the LCMS happens because donors share what God has given them, and in doing so they participate in the mission of the church — share the Gospel all over the world.

The LCMS International Mission Newsletter will keep you apprised of this work. You will know what’s going on, you can encourage others to support this work, and you will participate in this support as well. 

This is a great opportunity to walk alongside our partners in the Gospel all over the world. 

5. Because you just should. Really.

This reason is short and easy: You should just sign up. 

Sign up for the LCMS International Mission Newsletter

Now that you know the reasons to sign up for the LCMS International Mission Newsletter, use the button below to sign up. 

Thank you for taking the time to learn about and support the work of the church.

Dr. Martin Dicke, LCMS missionary to Papua New Guinea, drives to a congregation on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in the Enga Province of Papua New Guinea. LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford

Roy S. Askins

The Rev. Roy S. Askins serves as the Communications Manager for the Asia region of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Office of International Mission.
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