Missions and Prayers
Together in Mission (TIM)
In September 2015, St. John Lutheran Church entered into partnership with Together in Mission to support Rev. Mark Moss. We are contributing $6000 for his first year of misionary work in Western Africa. This is in addition to the Guinea Partnership, which the District has with that region of the world.
Rev. Moss has served as a translator in Siere Leone, a Chaplain in the US Army and now as a missionary in a Muslim part of the World. The message of Jesus Christ is needed in all places.
Pray for their safety, for the spread of the Gospel and for our hearts to reach out to others needing the Savior.
The Kansas District entered into a "Gospel Outreach Mission Partnership" with LCMS World Mission in 1997 to provide support for God's work in Guinea. The objectives of this partnership were to:
- Spread the Gospel among the refugees in Guinea and native Guineans.
- Plant a "four-self" church in Guinea (self-supporting, self-propagating, self-determining, self-theologizing) and provide for the training of native church leaders.
- Provide the people of the Kansas District with informational and inspirational reports of the mission work in Guinea.
- Involve personally and directly the members of the Kansas District in God's mission.
- Encourage and support the missionaries and national workers in Guinea.
- Encourage a growing relationship between Guinean missionaries and key people in the Kansas District.
In order to support the proclamation of the Gospel in Guinea, the Kansas District agreed to provide: prayer, emotional and spiritual support for the work among the Liberian refugees in Guinea and the native Guineans; funds each year to support the mission effort; and assistance in recruiting and encouraging additional volunteer and career missionaries.