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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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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