Sunday, June 20, 2021

Global Missions

Watch previous Mission Moment videos to learn more about some of our partners.

Click on the links below to learn about a mission or to contact them.

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Lutheran Church of South Sudan – Gambela, Ethiopia

The ministry of the LCSS is principally to the South Sudanese who are living in exile on the western edge of Ethiopia while their home country is in disorder. We support the training of new pastors for the hundreds of thousands of refugees.
Current ways to engage:
  • Financial support by giving to UALC Mission Fund,
  • Short-term medical mission team
    We are looking for medical professionals of all types for the next trip including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, and others. No specific trip dates have been selected for a mission trip. The earliest will be January 2022. Contact: Donna Locher

Heart to Honduras/Sister Church

A holistic, Christ-centered ministry in Central America, providing food, clothing, housing, healing and hope for the hopeless. We encourage our sister church, Church of the Open Arms, in Caliche, Honduras, a remote village of 350 people. We support them through prayer, by financial donations, and with an annual medical/construction mission. Contact, PO Box 38, Xenia, OH 45385; 937-372-3503,

International Friendships, Inc.

God uses this international student ministry to reach the nations with the gospel. IFI volunteers and staff serve and help over 1,000 new international students and scholars a year. On average, 40 students come to Christ each year; many return to their homeland with the Gospel. Click here to learn more. Complete the training and then offer hospitality to an incoming international student in the summer, through airport pick-up and temporary housing. Check out the ministry by helping at a welcome event. Find lots more information here. Contact International Friendships, 1520 Old Henderson Rd, Columbus, OH 43220; 614-294-2434; UALC Contact: Jerry Cable.

Pastor Kheng – Cambodia

In the Cambodian village there is much poverty, drug use, and trafficking. The goal is to preach Christ to families by reaching children through music and sports. Pastor Kheng is the father of Seyla Clemmons of the UALC community.

Lutheran Bible Translators – Nathan and Sarah Esala

Translating the texts of Scripture to be used in Likɔɔnl (aka Komba) speaking churches and homes in Ghana. Contact Nathan and Sarah Esala, c/o Lutheran Bible Translators, 303 N. Lake St. Aurora, IL 60507. 

United World Mission – Callie Fulton

Partnering with local Christians in 42 nations to form leaders, reproduce churches, and empower the poor and vulnerable. Contact Callie Fulton, United World Mission, 205 Regency Executive Park Dr., Ste 430, Charlotte, NC 28217; 800-825-5896; 
Mission Trips

Mission Trips

Find out how you can participate nearby or across the globe. Or join the home team. Pray for safe travel, offer support and correspond with missionaries. 


Domestic Missions

Domestic Missions

Sometimes the mission field is right in our backyard.


Global Missions

Global Missions

We all are bridge builders, called to cross boundaries for the sake of God's Kingdom. 


Student Missions

Student Missions

College campuses are "fields ripe for harvest."