Latin America Region

Latin America

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

 




Field Updates
 

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Disaster Response Workshops in the Dominican Republic
Disaster Response workshops were hosted by Concordia Lutheran Church and School in Palmar Arriba, and Lamb of God Lutheran Church and School in Licey, through grants from the Mercy Center, an institute of Concordia the Reformer Seminary in the Dominican Republic.
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Reformation Day Celebrations in the Dominican Republic
To commemorate 502 years of the Lutheran Reformation, LCMS mission congregations across the Dominican Republic celebrated with a street procession preceding their Divine Services.
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Two New Pastors in Spain
The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Spain (IELE) is seeing growth in the number of men serving as pastors. Two new pastors were installed in Spain Sunday, October 13th. Felipe Lobo from Spain was ordained during the service, joining the newly ordained Missionary Pastor Isaac Machado as the fifth and sixth Lutheran pastors in the country.
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