Posts from March 2022

Posts from March 2022

A Prayer for Ukraine

A Prayer for Ukraine (the following is from, March 8, 2022) As the world watches the events unfolding in Ukraine, we want to remind our global Community of the power they have—the power of prayer.Prayer brings hope.Prayer unites.Prayer strengthens.Let’s join together and ask God to comfort, protect, and provide for the people of Ukraine. God,We need You—we always have.You are our source of strength, and You tell us to give You all our concerns.Bring protection and healing to the…

Funds for Ukraine serve varied needs

Makeshift tents are cropping up throughout Ukraine to feed and supply those in need. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) Office of International Mission (OIM) continues to work with the Rev. Serge Maschewski, bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ukraine (ELCU), to offer assistance in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Currently, pastors of the ELCU are visiting their members and trying to aid anyone in trouble. Financial assistance from the LCMS has been used to buy helmets and…

Working with European churches to help Ukraine

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The violence in Ukraine continues. Those in Ukraine and those fleeing to neighboring countries face great need. Our Office of International Mission — especially through our Eurasia region and the Rev. James Krikava, the Synod’s associate executive director of Eurasia and Asia Operations — is working with partner churches, missionaries and others in Europe to help care for those fleeing Ukraine. Krikava has been working with Bishop Serge Maschewski of the Evangelical Lutheran Church…
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