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.
Addis Hiwot Ethiopian Evangelical Church (Charlotte, NC)
Located in Charlotte, NC, Addis Hiwot Ethiopian Evangelical Church seeks to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ to the local Ethiopian and Eritrean community and to equip the saints for discipleship and spiritual maturity. They do this from the pulpit and by being active in the community, using different communication tools, including arts, music and drama. Services of the Word, Bible studies, worship and music ministry, prayer ministry, and children and young adult ministries are offered.Learn More
Advent Lutheran Church (Winchester, VA)
Located in Winchester, Virginia, in the northern Shenandoah Valley, Advent Lutheran Church was formed in 2010. It is the first chartered mission congregation of the NALC and has received past NALC grant funds.Learn More
Awakening Lives to World Missions
Founded by Pastor Bill Moberly in 2007, Awakening Lives to World Missions (ALWM) exists to call, mobilize, equip and network congregations to purposefully and fruitfully obey Jesus’ call to take the Gospel to the nations.Learn More
Bed Brigade (Grove City, OH)
Bed Brigade Grove City is a service ministry partnering with St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church to provide much-needed beds and the hope of Jesus to the Columbus, Ohio area. In 2020, despite the pandemic and rising cost of materials, they built and distributed more than 500 beds to families in need. Each person was also given an age-appropriate Bible or Bible story.Learn More
Bethesda Lutheran Communities, Inc.
Bethesda is a Lutheran service organization that supports adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live full lives in a loving Christian environment.Learn More
Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute
Our mission is to train followers of Christ to become servant leaders. We long to see students know God more intimately, love Him more deeply, and serve Him more faithfully.Learn More
Chelsea Smith is from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Grove City, Ohio, and attended Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. It was in these two places that she learned about the heart of Jesus, but fully dedicated her life to Christ her sophomore year at Capital through the ministries of Cru, formerly Campus Crusade for Christ.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
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
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
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.