Afghanistan

  •  Country Summary
  • In 2002, a Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod survey team visited Afghanistan where they formed a partnership with People of the Book Lutheran Outreach (POBLO) in a joint effort to aid projects in central Asian countries.

    Though Afghanistan has not opened fully, Afghans have the opportunity to experience the love of our Lord through the service of His people. The Martin Luther Learning Center is one place where this outreach takes place.

    In the same year, the LCMS began supporting health clinics with equipment, supplies and transportation services. It also assisted a lapidary (gems) training and employment project.

     

  •  Missionaries
  • Currently, no LCMS missionaries reside in this country. To search for missionaries serving in this region in other countries, please visit missionary search database. To learn more about the LCMS global mission team, visit www.lcms.org/missionaries.

     

  •  Contact Information
  • There are no local LCMS personnel or partners to contact at this time. To learn more about LCMS International work, please visit www.lcms.org/international or call 888-THE-LCMS (888-843-5267). 

     

News Stories

Latin America – Reporter
From the Mission Field – May 2018
Leaders of six Lutheran church bodies, three seminaries and five Bible institutes gathered with over 40 other theologians and church workers at the Concordia The Reformer Mercy Center and Seminary in Santiago, Dominican Republic. In Kenya, Britt Odemba is celebrating five years of service as an LCMS career missionary.
Monday, May 21, 2018 2:31:46 PM

Missouri Synod missionaries from across U.S. accept calls to serve abroad
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod has announced 10 missionaries accepting calls to serve in seven countries around the globe. The Synod’s newest missionaries serve in Germany, the Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, Hong Kong, Peru, Spain and Uganda.
Thursday, July 27, 2017 3:14:03 PM

‘Boards and Business’ — LCMS Board of Directors
Actions at the Board’s May 19-20 meeting in St. Louis include adoption of a prudent, lean Synod budget, contingent on further expense reductions.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 12:02:38 PM

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