Resources / Ministry Links

 
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Ambassadors of Reconciliation

Ambassadors of Reconciliation provides resources (Bible studies, books, training materials, etc.) and services (Bible study seminars, training, conflict coaching, mediation, church intervention) for individuals and congregations dealing with conflict.

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Camp Omega

Camp Omega is a Christian retreat facility and summer camp near Waterville, Minnesota. Open year round, Camp Omega serves a wide variety of Christian and community groups. The camp receives support from congregations of the Minnesota South District of The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod. The camp offers summer camp programs, retreat programming, and facility rental.

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Center for U. S. Missions

The Center for U.S. Missions provides research and training for mission work among unevangelized people in the United States. The Center is a partnership between LCMS World Missions, Concordia University Irvine, and the North American Mission Executives of the LCMS.

 

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Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, offers a full undergraduate and graduate program of theological studies for the preparation of pastors for The Lutheran ChurchMissouri Synod.  This is one of two seminaries operated by the Synod for pastoral education.

 

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Concordia St. Paul (CSP)

The Concordia Universities, located throughout the United States, serve the higher education needs of our church body. These universities attract students for a variety of four-year college degrees, both in the training of professional church workers, and advanced degrees in numerous other learning disciplines. Locally, we are served by Concordia University in St. Paul, which offers a wide variety of college majors, for those planning on becoming church workers, business professionals, and numerous other occupational fields.

 

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Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne, Indiana

Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne, Indiana, offers a full undergraduate and graduate program of theological studies for the preparation of pastors for The Lutheran ChurchMissouri Synod.  This is one of two seminaries operated by the Synod for pastoral education.

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Concordia Publishing House (CPH)

Concordia Publishing House [CPH] of St. Louis, Missouri, is owned and operated by The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. It publishes theological and practical resources for the congregations and educational institutions of the Synod.

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Gift Planning Services, LLC

At Gift Planning Services, LLC, we believe God has blessed us more than we have ever imagined. We are all stewards of the gifts the Lord has given us and each of us has the ability to make a difference...in our lifetimes, and after. Our mission at Gift Planning Services, LLC, is to show people "How to maximize what the Lord has given them to manage." More often than not, when a gift plan is implemented we have helped ordinary people do extraordinary things...not only in taking care of their heirs, but also leaving a legacy to charity - more than they ever thought possible.

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Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) - upper midwest districts

Lutheran Church Extension Fund > where investments build ministry. Its mission is to facilitate sharing of the Gospel through investments, loans and ministry-support services, ensuring funds and resources are available now and in the future. A nonprofit, faith-based organization, LCEF serves the LCMS; members invest to support their faith community by making funds available for our congregations, districts, Concordia Universities, Lutheran schools and rostered church workers.

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The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS)

In grateful response to God’s grace and empowered by the Holy Spirit through Word and Sacraments, the mission of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is vigorously to make known the love of Christ by word and deed within our churches, communities and the world. Learn more about LCMS at lcms.org.

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LCMS Foundation

The LCMS Foundation provides trained, professionals who assist individuals in finding ways to practice biblically-centered stewardship. These people work in the areas of gift planning, congregational endowment funds, annuities and trusts. The Foundation works with individuals and congregations throughout our church body that wish to establish estates, wills and trusts that remember the work of various ministries. Gift Planners will assist congregations and individuals set up these gifts of various portions of income and/or of an estate. In addition, the Foundation will manage these funds as desired by the direction of an estate on an ongoing basis.

 

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Lutherans in Medical Missions (LIMM)

Lutherans in Medical Missions (LIMM) is an association of Lutheran health care professionals and laypersons who are committed to the support of Christ's healing ministry throughout the world.  It seeks to assist The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod in its healing ministry by linking qualified health professionals to global medical mission needs.

 

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LINC

LINC Twin Cities is a lot like it sounds:  We are a network--a Lutheran Intercity Network Coalition (LINC)—based in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, engaging God’s people in His mission within diverse communities.  And while our theological foundation is Lutheran in flavor, we love to serve all people and congregations.  Our vision is to see younger and more diverse disciples in local churches.  Our main goal is to see churches reflecting their community demographics.  Our expertise is working in multiethnic settings and approaching those cross-cultural settings with a missional heart.  We desire to help you, your church, your organization, and your community to engage in God’s mission in diverse communities. 

 

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Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS)

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service works to create welcoming communities for newcomers—immigrants and refugees who have been forced to leave their homes and begin anew.

 

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Lutheran Special Education Ministries (LSEM)

Lutheran Special Education Ministries enables children with special learning needs to receive a Christian education. A recognized service organization of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, Lutheran Special Education Ministries serves children, their parents and congregations throughout the United States. To fulfill this mission, Lutheran Special Education Ministries establishes special education programs in Lutheran and other Christian schools; and, through its national Resource Center, the organization assists congregations as they minister to children with special learning needs in Sunday school, confirmation classes and vacation Bible school.

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Lutheran Hour Ministries

Lutheran Hour Ministries has this mission:  Bringing Christ to the Nationsand the Nations to the Church.  That mission identifies Lutheran Hour Ministries as People of Christ with a Message of Hope sharing this vision:  All Nations, All Peoples, All in Christ!  Lutheran Hour Ministries works hard 1) to proclaim Christs love in the public arena so that the unchurched can come to know and respond to Christs love, 2) to equip Lutheran Church members with adequate skills and a passion so that they can share their faith and welcome the unchurched, and 3) to engage Lutheran Church congregations worldwide in a commitment to reach all nations, all peoples, all in Christ.

 

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Lutheran Legacy Foundation

Whether you are an individual looking to start or enhance your philanthropic efforts or an organization or church interested in securing a future stream of income, the Lutheran Legacy Foundation (LLF) is here for you. We’ll help you with the legal, tax and financial activities involved in setting up a fund—making it easier for you to plant a seed and promote future growth.

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Lutheran Women's Missionary League (LWML)

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) is the official women’s auxiliary of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. For over 65 years, the LWML has focused on affirming each woman’s relationship with Christ, encouraging and equipping women to live out their Christian lives in active mission ministries and to support global missions. The mission of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League is to assist each woman of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in affirming her relationship with the Triune God so that she is enabled to use her gifts in ministry to the people of the world.

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Lutheran World Relief

Affirming God’s love for all people, we work with Lutherans and partners around the world to end poverty, injustice and human suffering.

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Protect My Ministry

Protect My Ministry is an LCMS National Contract Provider offering reduced pricing for employment and volunteer background screening services with no annual fees, no minimums and no term obligations. In order to implement proper risk management practices for protecting the church, children and youth, a pre-screening for every staff and volunteer person should include a criminal background check.

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The Lutheran Hour

The Lutheran Hour®, which began in 1930, is the worlds longest-running Christian outreach radio program.  It proclaims the message of Jesus Christ to more than 1.2 million people each week over 800 radio stations across North America.  It is also broadcast on the American Forces Network to reach military personnel and their families around the world, as well as on XMs Family Talk Radio 170 each Sunday at 1 p.m. EST.

 

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Time of Grace Ministry

Time of Grace is an outreach media ministry with a mission to share the good news of Jesus Christ with as many people as possible through the most advanced technology available. Pastor Mark Jeske of St. Marcus Lutheran Church, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, delivers weekly messages which are aired on regular broadcast television in more than 22 markets across the United States and available via the Internet.  The program also airs around the world on satellite TV on Daystar Television Network, the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Network, and the American Forces Network (AFN).