Mission Grants – National

Delegates to the 37th Biennial Convention of the LWML adopted a $2,075,000 mission goal for the 2017-2019 biennium. This goal, by the grace of God, will fund 22 mission grants as men and women respond in prayer and offerings during the next two years. LWML chose to support the following mission grants, pledging their support with prayers and mites (offerings) given over the next biennium:

Purpose Ministry Amount
Providing Food and the Gospel to Starving Children Mercy Meals of Siouxland $40,000
Mercy House for Women and Children Franklin Avenue Mission, Flint, Michigan, $100,000
Christ for Veterans and Their Families LCMS Ministry of the Armed Forces $27,750
Tanzanian Sewing Center Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT) $25,000
Current Missionary Need LCMS International Mission $100,000
Lutheran Children’s Books for Families Worldwide Lutheran Heritage Foundation $100,000
Christian Hope Through Mass Media in Egypt Lutheran Hour Ministries $100,000
NOLA 4H: Hearts for the Hungry, Homeless and Hurting CFUP $100,000
Lutheran World Relief Quilt and Kit Shipping Fund, $80,000
Christian Eldercare Home in Haiti Ministry in Mission $100,000
Training Lutheran Middle Eastern Missionaries Biblical Orthodox Lutheran Mission $93,000
Completion of Lukonda Lutheran School Buildings, Uganda LCMS Uganda $48,000
Equipping Youth to Witness for Life ‐ Y4Life Lutherans for Life $25,000
Laborers of Love Lutheran Braille Workers $100,000
Sharing Jesus with People with Disabilities Bethesda Lutheran Communities $100,000
Education Loan Repayment Assistance Grants Ministry Focus $100,000
Nursing Students Serving with Mercy Medical Team LCMS International Mission $25,000
Restoration Programs for Native Hawaiians Lutheran Indian Ministries $75,000
RECONNECT to the Body of Christ, Circuit 28 Texas District $50,000
Prison and Jail Ministry Synod-wide Conference in 2018, $36,500
Family Scholarships for Short Term Mission Trips MOST Ministries $60,000
Raising Pastors and Deaconesses Evangelical Lutheran Church of Liberia $97,000