Six Mission Priorities

  1. Plant, sustain and revitalize distinctly Lutheran churches.
  2. Support and expand theological education.
  3. Perform human care in close proximity to Word and Sacrament ministry.
  4. Collaborate with the Synod's members and partners to enhance mission effectiveness.
  5. Nurture pastors, missionaries and professional church workers to promote spiritual, emotional and physical well-being.
  6. Enhance early childhood, elementary and secondary education and youth ministry.

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