Here at Christ Memorial we support a wide variety of missions and outreach.
LUTHERAN CHURCH MISSOURI SYNOD - WORLD MISSIONS
Matt and Kim Myers, Serving the Lord in Macau
Matt provides leadership for and manages the Concordia English Center in Macau, a special administrative region of China. He provides English-as-a-Foreign-Language expertise and consulting for area-wide EFL ministry.
Matt is a director of Christian outreach (DCO) from Baltimore, Md., where the Myers' home congregation is Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Kim is from Tampa, Fla, and holds a master's degree in applied linguistics and a bachelor's degree in English. The Myers have two children, John Mark and Emily.
To keep up with their work check out their LCMS Mission Page.
Pastor Joshua and Amanda Gale, Serving the Lord in Lima, Peru.
Rev. Joshua and Amanda Gale serve the Lord as career missionaries of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Peru. In this role, Joshua plants new churches and mission centers in Lima, Peru. He forms and develops groups of believers into mature, self-sustaining and self-replicating congregations through Word and Sacrament ministry.
Joshua is from Danville, Ill., and his home congregation is Trinity Lutheran Church in Bloomington, Ill. He earned his bachelor’s degree in philosophy at Illinois State University, Normal, Ill., and his M.Div. from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Ind. Before becoming a career missionary, Joshua served as a missionary pastor with Philadelphia Lutheran Ministries (2011-2013). Amanda grew up in Normal, Ill. In his free time, Joshua loves to read, while in her free time, Amanda loves to read and cook. Joshua and Amanda both love spending time with their two beautiful children, Katharina and Zechariah.
For more information check out their LCMS Mission Page and sign up for email updates from Pastor Gale here.
OTHER MINISTRIES WE SUPPORT
Philadelphia Lutheran Ministries
Orphan Grain Train
Lutheran World Relief