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Recognized Service Organizations


To extend its mission outreach, education and social ministry, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod works with independent Recognized Service Organizations (RSOs) that agree to ensure their programs are in harmony with the doctrine and practice of the LCMS.

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Recent News and Articles

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Higher Things summer youth conferences draw nearly 2,800
Held under the theme ‘’Sanctified,” the conferences took place in Minnesota, Illinois, Kansas and Washington.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 10:38:14 AM

Lutheran Young Adult Corps participants to serve in St. Louis, Boston
On Aug. 10, a new group of Lutheran Young Adult Corps participants were sent to their respective geographical areas during chapel at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 11:37:36 AM

Lutheran Bible Translators and Mekane Yesus Seminary partner to teach translation
Lutheran Bible Translators is partnering with Mekane Yesus Seminary in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to provide select seminarians with the opportunity to pursue a concentration in biblical languages and Bible translation skills as part of their pastoral preparation.
Thursday, August 09, 2018 12:16:47 PM

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Application

501(c)(3) organizations that have been independently incorporated for a period of five years may apply for RSO status with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

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Directory

Looking for help near you? Our RSO directory can help you locate organizations in your area.

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Contacts & FAQs

Please contact us for information about Recognized Service Organizations.

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RSO News Update


RSO News Update is the quarterly newsletter of LCMS Recognized Service Organizations (RSOs).

Current issue:

RSO News Update – Reporter
‘RSO News Update’ – Third Quarter 2018

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About RSOs

Recognized Service Organizations

Recognized Service Organizations (RSOs) are 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organizations that are independent of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, but they operate ministry programs that foster the mission and ministry of the church.

RSO organizations reach out in mercy and love to meet the needs of those who are suffering, poor, sick or lonely. They address human, social, economic, educational and spiritual needs.

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