The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Black Ministry provides encouragement, assistance, advocacy and influence to LCMS districts, congregations and schools for synodwide engagement in ministry to people of African-American descent and other ethnic cultures.
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The Rev. Dr. Roosevelt Gray, director of Black Ministry for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, has written an essay regarding the history of LCMS mercy work with African Americans.
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The LCMS produced “The First Rosa” film to share the story of Rosa J. Young, the “Mother of Black Lutheranism in Central Alabama.” The film is scheduled to be released to LCMS congregations and schools in 2016.
Explore the story of Rosa Young
Contact the LCMS for assistance in ministering to African-Americans.
The Rev. Amos Gray IV shares how to implement a youth mentoring program.
The LCMS offers suggested reading resources to educate and assist you in your ministry.
The LCMS has been sharing the Gospel with African-Americans for more than 140 years.
TimeLine provides insight, encouragement and resources to all those interested and engaged in serving African-Americans and other neighbors across the country.
LCMS Black Ministry encourages a renewed commitment to share the Gospel.
Black Ministry supports school ministries, and it maintains a scholarship fund.
Rev. Dr. Roosevelt Gray, Director
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LCMS Black Ministry promotes faithfulness to theology that is contextually holistic, touching lives with the Gospel through mercy care in the context of daily experiences. Download information sheet
The LCMS Black Clergy Caucus serves congregations and communities throughout the United States. (Directory courtesy of Minuteman Press; Prattville, Ala.)
View Black Clergy Caucus directory
Visit the LCMS Black Ministry Facebook page to stay updated on the latest news and events.
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