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Thank you for considering a donation that shares Jesus and your Christian values with others through the work and service of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. This section presents a diverse menu of opportunities to give Witness, show Mercy, strengthen our Life Together as a Synod and let others know what truly matters — forever. Need help? Please contact us.

  • Together as Synod

    Help accomplish the mission and ministry of the LCMS according to the priorities established by the Synod’s Board of Directors.  Learn More

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    Help sponsor future Lutheran leaders from our partner churches as they complete advanced studies at our two world-class LCMS seminaries. Gifts for Global Seminary Initiative (GSI) International Student Scholarships are matched!  Learn More

  • Global Mission Fund

    Strengthen our capacity for Gospel proclamation and human care activities here in the U.S. and to the four corners of the world.   Learn More

  • Mercy Forever

    Open hearts and minds, through deeds of mercy and human care, to hearing the Good News so that lives are changed and souls are brought into the body of Christ for eternity.  Learn More

  • LCMS Foundation

    Planned giving allows you to make the very best gifts to family and ministry.  Learn More



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  • Share the Gospel in word and deed in the U.S.

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  • Share the Gospel in word and deed internationally

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Pastoral Formation and Care

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  • Opportunities that prepare and encourage messengers of God’s forgiveness.

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Missionary Support


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Mission Projects

Mission Projects

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Center for Religious Liberty

Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty
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  •  Your gift will be matched! Matching funds of $500,000 are available to double your gift.

    The Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty strives to provide a focused defense as orthodox Lutherans hold and live out our views on the sanctity of all human life, the biblical definition of marriage, and the religious freedoms we claim as citizens.

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Wittenberg Outreach

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  • The International Lutheran Center at the Old Latin School provides a place for people to learn, grow, study, meet, retreat, and experience the Gospel in Lutherstadt Wittenberg, home of the Reformation.

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Global Seminary Initiative

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  •  Your gift to this effort will be matched dollar-for-dollar through a $175,000 matching commitment from an anonymous special friend of the LCMS. Contact Mission Advancement for more information.

    The Global Seminary Initiative strengthens international Lutheran church bodies by strengthening their seminaries.

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The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
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P.O. Box 66861
St. Louis, MO 63166-6861

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Lutherans Engage the World

Lutheran Engage the WorldEngaging the Church in the work of witness and mercy across the globe in our life together.

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The Lutheran Witness

The Lutheran WitnessInterpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective

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Concordia Publishing House

Concordia Publishing House