Worldwide Regions

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is working, has working partnerships, or has historical work in approximately 90 countries, including the United States.


 Quick stats: 19 countries and 7 partner churches  Learn more



 Quick stats:  16 countries and 8 partner churches  Learn more



 Quick stats: 12 countries and 11 partner churches  Learn more

Latin America and the Caribbean

Latin America

 Quick stats: 22 countries and 7 partner churches  Learn more


United States

North America

 Quick stats: 35 Districts, 175 RSOs and 2 Seminaries  Learn more


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  Missionaries & Workers

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  International Schools

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  Partner Church Bodies

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International Trips & Visits  

Best Practices in Short-term Mission, a guide for congregations and districts.

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Recent Articles & Stories

International – LCMS News & Information
Whether in Hong Kong or Taiwan, the Synod’s Asia Mission Doesn’t Change
Monday, February 05, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Puerto Rico update: Interview with Missionary Matt Ruesch
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 5:09:24 PM

LCMS receiving reports from missionaries in Caribbean, Mexico after disasters
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:44:17 PM

Video: Professor Luther – The student of scripture
Friday, September 15, 2017 10:30:44 AM

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