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The NALC vision calls for every congregation, small or large, to have an active, intentional relationship supporting a local community ministry, one of the NALC mission congregations in North America and one global mission. There are three categories of ministries in the NALC: Ministry Partners, Recognized Ministries, Great Commission Society Ministries.

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  • Emmanuel Lutheran Church (State College, PA)

    Emmanuel Lutheran is an orthodox community of Christians growing in zeal and numbers of disciples. Since December of 2015, Emmanuel Lutheran Church has tripled its regular worship attendance, cemented a strong adult Bible study on Sundays along with calendared evening Bible study opportunities, has a small but mighty choir, received NALC grant funding, and has run a confirmation series along with regular children’s Sunday School programming.Learn More

  • El Shaddai and Bethel Bible College

    Pastor Flores is the pastor of El Shaddai in Maneadero, Mexico. Pastor Flores has already started two mission plants and hopes to open a third soon. Mission 2 Mexico, a group of NALC churches that has built approximately 45 homes, sponsored over 500 years of education, and fed over 50,000 people in the Maneadero area, would like to continue to support the work of Pastor Flores.Learn More

  • Ebenezer Oromo Evangelical Church of Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

    Focusing on the Oromo community in the Kansas City metro area, Ebenezer Oromo Evangelical Church of Kansas City (the Oromo Church), is committed to reaching out to others and teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ to all people and making disciples for Him. The congregation holds Sunday worship services and Sunday school for children, and has twice-weekly prayer meetings.Learn More

  • Didi Panzo, Pastor

    Having recently completed 3 years of service in Ecuador among the marginalized, Pastor Didi and Serafina Panzo are re-deploying to the Democratic Republic of the Congo where they will focus on community development, counseling, and spiritual guidance.Learn More

  • Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

    Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch helps at-risk children and their families succeed in the name of Christ.Learn More

  • Congo Mission International

    Congo Mission International seeks partnerships between churches in North America and those of the dynamic and growing Lutheran church in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with the objective of fostering a mission awareness within churches in North America, and working with Pastor Didi Panzo (NALC Global Worker) in equipping Lutherans in Congo to become more effective in their proclamation of the Gospel and service to the people of God. Learn More

  • Commission Expeditions

    Commission Expeditions serves as a “bridge” between stateside churches and missionaries on the field by: serving churches through enabling members to experience missions firsthand and encouraging them to come back to lead their local church in becoming actively involved in missions worldwideLearn More

  • Church of the Living God (Houston, TX)

    Located in Houston, Texas, Church of the Living God’s mission is “to reach the Chinese immigrants and the second generation, by the Gospel of Jesus Christ and making them to be the disciples of Jesus Christ.” Since God has sent more and more immigrants from China to the US, the congregation wants to make use of all opportunities to share with them the Gospel and the new life in Jesus.Learn More

  • Christ Is Lord Ministries

    Christ is Lord Ministries has been doing mission work in Jamaica, in the West Indies, since it was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in Maryland in 1994 and now holds in official incorporation status in Jamaica, as well.Learn More

  • China Service Ventures

    China Service Ventures (CSV) mission is to improve the quality of life for the rural poor in China, through ventures of education, health, community and Good News. Learn More

Apply to be a GCS Ministry

The Great Commission Society (GCS) of the North American Lutheran Church endorses ministries seeking prayer and financial support from congregations and individuals. Questions? Get in touch with the Missions Office.

GCS Mission Partnership Application