And He said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation" (Mark 16:15).
OPPORTUNITIES FOR MISSION & HUMAN CARE
Alaska Mission for Christ
Rev. Aaron Spratt, one of Immanuel's former Vicars, serves as the pastor of Faith Lutheran Church in Juneau. Rev. Spratt also serves some 30 isolated communities of Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people along the Inside Passage of Alaska through Alaska Mission for Christ. As a missionary, Rev. Spratt must raise his own funds for ministry, insurance, and living expenses for himself, wife Amanda, and five sons. Please visit Alaska Mission for Christ if you would like to support Rev. Spratt by way of a one-time or monthly donation. Please specify "Spratt Family Southeast/Alaska ministry" on their website. You may also e-mail Rev. Spratt.
Siberian Lutheran Mission Society
The Siberian Lutheran Mission Society works to support our Lutheran brothers and sisters in Siberia. Funds are gathered to purchase Communion kits, altar ware, Bibles, and VBS materials. We encourage you to learn more about the work of our Iowa friend Rev. Daniel Johnson and others by visiting their website.
Latin America and
Caribbean Region Ministry
Rev. Charles St-Onge is the LCMS area facilitator for mission work in Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and the Caymen Islands. When not serving the people of the Caribbean, he is the mission pastor at Ascension Lutheran Church in Montreal, Quebec, where he ministers to French, English, and Chinese-worshipping communities. Learn how to support our friend Rev. St-Onge and his family here.
Bear one another's burdens (Galatians 6:2).
Lighthouse Center of Hope
Iowa Falls, Iowa
The Lighthouse is a caring pregnancy and family center co-founded in 1997 by one of Immanuel's members. The Lighthouse offers a variety of services including pregnancy tests, educational resources, parenting classes, adoption referrals, building healthy relationships, Bible studies, a "Baby Bucks" boutique, medical referrals, and hope and healing after an abortion. Lighthouse staff and volunteers are available for presentations to churches, civic organizations, youth groups, and parents. Please visit the Lighthouse at 409 Washington Ave., or check out their website. You may call the Lighthouse at 648-4198.
Lutheran Family Service of Iowa
Lutheran Family Service of Iowa offers professional counseling and care for individuals and families. Specific counsel is offered for marriage, adoption, end of life issues, parenting, and mental health. For more information, visit their website.
Lutherans For Life
Lutherans For Life is a national pro-life educational and service ministry that equips Lutherans to love the life that God creates from the moment of conception until natural death. Learn more about LFL's "For Life" comprehensive school curriculum, fetal models, Bible studies, and other resources by visiting their website.