Gospel Outreach Resources
LCMS — LCMS Ministries
- LCMS Districts — www.lcms.org — On LCMS home page, click on Directories on upper left menu.
- LCMS Youth Ministries — www.lcms.org — In the upper right corner of the LCMS home page, enter SERVANT EVENTS in the search box for a listing of current servant event opportunities for all ages.
- Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (Office of National Mission and Office of International Mission) — www.lcms.org — Mission opportunities, outreach material, information on various cultural and ethnic groups and countries, children’s project, newsletter, employment opportunities, locate a church worker, school or congregation
- Lutheran Heritage Foundation — www.LHFmissions.org — Speakers, outreach material, and Bibles in Spanish
- Lutherans in Jewish Evangelism — www.LIJE.org — Jewish evangelism outreach tools and news
LCMS — Recognized Service Organizations
- The Apple of His Eye — www.appleofhiseye.org — Jewish evangelism outreach tool and news
- Bethesda Lutheran Communities — www.bethesdalutherancommunities.org — Resources for congregations, families, and friends who love, care for, and want to share Jesus' love and His Word with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities
- Caring Ministries, Inc. — www.caringministriesinc.org — Caring Ministries by the motivation of Jesus Christ’s love, we stabilize communities by empowering moderate workforce americans, immigrants, and refugees in achieving self-sufficiency and sustainable housing.
- Central American Lutheran Mission Society — www.calms.org — Updated mission information on Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panama, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic
- Garuna Foundation — www.garuna.org — Bringing grace, mercy & compassion to those in Southeast Asia! The mission of the Garuna Foundation is to support and encourage, through prayer and financial assistance, the proclamation of the grace, mercy and compassion (garuna) of Jesus Christ to the people of Thailand, Cambodia and surrounding countries.
- Lutheran Bible Translators — www.lbt.org — Translating God’s Word for those who have never had the opportunity to hear it in their own languages.
- Lutheran Hispanic Ministry — www.missionaryinstitute.org — Training workers to multiply healthy Hispanic ministries
- Lutheran Immigration Refugee Services — www.lirs.org — LIRS has worked to create welcoming communities for newcomers — immigrants and refugees who have been forced to leave their homes and begin anew.
- Lutheran Inter-City Network Coalition — Twin Cities — www.linctwincities.org — Immigrant/Refugee Support, Life Enrichment Services, Organizational Consultation, Camp Ministry, Granting
- Lutheran Braille Workers — www.lbwinc.org — Lutheran Braille Workers exists to show the love of God to people with visual disabilities and to bring them into a growing relationship with God. We do this by engaging some 5,000 volunteers in over 150 Work Centers throughout the United States
- Lutheran Latino Ministries — www.lutheranlatinoministries.org — Fostering, encouraging, and supporting the spread of the Gospel among the growing Latino population through outreach ministries in congregations of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod.
- Lutherans in Medical Missions — www.limm.org — Medical mission opportunities, current updates on medical missions
- Ministry in Mission — www.ministryinmission.org — Short Term Mission Trips to Haiti
- Mission Opportunities Short Term-MOST Ministries — www.mostministries.org — Impacting the World for Jesus Christ through Short Term Missions.
- Muslims for the Messiah — www.muslimsforthemessiah.org — Outreach to Muslims
- Orphan Grain Train — www.ogt.org — a Christian volunteer network that ships donated food, clothing, medical and other needed items to people in 62 different countries including the USA. A ministry that ships relief for human need worldwide.
- Petal Pushers — www.lhm.org/volunteer/petalpusher.asp — is a group of more than 4,000 volunteers who decorate The Lutheran Hour float and other floats for the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year's Day.
Other LCMS Entities
- Concordia Gospel Outreach — sites.cph.org/cgo — Connects people with opportunities to proclaim the saving Gospel through contributions and programs that distribute Christian resources for evangelism efforts worldwide
- Concordia Publishing House — www.cph.org — Publishing company for The Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod. Book, worship resources for Church, Sunday School and families
- Concordia Publishing House — www.cph.org — In the upper right corner of the CPH home page, enter CHILDREN SPANISH MATERIALS for Spanish materials for Children’s ministry
LCMS — Auxiliary of LCMS
- Lutheran Hour Ministries — www.lhmgift.org/storefront/products.asp?by=topic&id=23 — Materials printed in Spanish
- Lutheran Hour Ministries — www.paraelcamino.com — The Lutheran Hour Ministries Web site in Spanish
Disaster Relief Agencies
- LCMS Disaster Response — www.lcms.org/how-we-serve/mercy/disaster-response
- Lutheran Church Charities (RSO) — www.lutheranchurchcharities.org — nonprofit ministry to help support Christian human care ministries of the Church
- Orphan Grain Train — www.ogt.org — nonprofit Christian volunteer network that shares personal and material resources with needy people in America and around the world
- LWML outreach resources at Concordia Publishing House
- Other LWML resources
- Like a Good Neighbor (devotion and word search)
- Other Concordia Publishing House outreach resources:
- Every One His Witness — Kit and Extra Workbooks
- 5 Things You Can Do to Witness Christ
- Joyfully Aging: A Christian’s Guide
- Lutheran Spirituality: Witness — Downloadable and Hardcopy
- How to Share Christ Confidently — eBook and Hardcopy
- Witness Mercy Life Together Bible Study — DVD and Workbook
- What They Need To Hear
(Note: The following websites are neither supported nor endorsed by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. We have provided links to them solely because they may be of interest to visitors to our site.)
- Acts 1:8 Ministry — www.acts18.org — Free evangelism and outreach materials for congregations that focus on Planned Acts of Christian Kindness (P.A.C.K.)
- American Bible Society — www.americanbible.org — Bible resources
- Creative Communications for the Parish — www.creativecommunications.com — Church resource products
- Issues, Etc. — www.issuesetc.org — Lutheran Public Radio — Downloads of Sermons and Interviews, Newsletters, "Christ-Centered Cross-Focused Talk Radio"
- Lutherans Online (Thrivent sponsored) —www.lutheransonline.com — E-cards, family internet games, sudoku
- Oriental Trading — www.orientaltrading.com — On home page, using the site search, enter “religious” to find inspirational items
- Thrivent Financial for Lutherans — www.Thrivent.com — Financial opportunities, community outreach programs, grants, find a representative
- People of the Book Lutheran Outreach (POBLO) —www.poblo.org — Outreach to Muslims