Global Mission

The Global Mission Committee leads a yearly Mini Global Mission Event for the Synod.  Missionary in Residence program.  Companion Synods (Tanzania and India) program.  Encourages participation in National Global Mission Events.  Scholarships are offered by the committee.


Chairperson: Mr. Art Milton

Staff Liaison: Pastor Gary Erickson, Director of Evangelical Mission and Assistant to the Bishop for the South Conference

Our current goals are:

  • Yearly Mini Global Mission Event for the Synod.
  • Missionary in Residence program.
  • Companion Synods (Tanzania and India) program.
  • Encourage participation in National Global Mission Event.
    • Scholarships are offered by the committee.

Youth in Global Mission (YAGMs)

 

Why not child sponsorship?

From The Lutheran – February 2008 (reprinted with permission) Story by Elizabeth Hunter A Q&A with ELCA World Hunger Appeal director, Kathryn Sime The ads show a hungry child that you—with just a few cents a day—could help feed, clothe and educate. Child sponsorship sounds like an easy way to help. Yet the ELCA doesn’t …

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