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.
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
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
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
Located in the metro-Atlanta area, A New Thing Christian Church is a faith community committed to: making disciples who serve others, honoring Scripture as the authoritative source and norm, applying studies so members can walk in wisdom, praying for God’s will upon us, interceding for one another, and embracing worship as a lifestyle. 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.