Latin America Region

Latin America and the Caribbean

Mission and Ministry Work in Latin America


Rejoice with us as we spread the Gospel, plant Lutheran churches and show mercy across Latin America. Our missionaries and partner churches support 43 church plants, giving faithful witness in 14 countries.

We give thanks for the young men training to be pastors, and who will tell the Good News to this generation. Ongoing translation and distribution of theological books, journal articles and devotional materials in digital format ensure that our pastors and seminarians have high quality resources for reaching the lost, shepherding God’s people, and for continuing education.

More than 100 women across Latin America are enrolled in the deaconess program, studying God´s Word so as to be His hands of mercy alongside pastors and bringing the needy ones to His altar. Deaconess students have opportunity to serve the poor and people with disabilities in 16 different mercy houses across five countries.

Lutheran education is paramount in Latin America, reaching our young people with an incredible 155 schools in 10 countries.

Finally, we celebrate with you all, that through His Word, our dear Lord Jesus extends His church through His mighty Holy Spirit so that we might together make His Name known to those who sit in darkness.

Regional Director

Rev. Ted Krey, Regional Director
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At a Glance

  • Partner churches - 9
  • Seminaries - 5
  • Countries in which we work - 14

 



 

Countries

To learn more, please select one of the countries from the list below:

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, BelizeCayman Islands, Chile, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay, Venezuela


Field Updates
 

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A Double Blessing
Today Deaconess Cheryl Naumann, Director of the VDMA Project, announced the publication of Spanish translations for two more vol...


Life Ministry Collaboration in Latin America
The Latin America and Caribbean Region had a special visitor this week. Deaconess Tiffany Manor, Director of LCMS Life Ministry,...


Dominican Republic provides “Hub” for annual deaconess conference
Eager to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Concordia Deaconess Conference (CDC) – which should have taken place in 2020 – CDC me...


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