Missions We Support...

SanChildrenOtseLutheran Church of South Africa

The LCSA is a confessional Lutheran church that originated from the Mission of the Evangelical Free Churches of Germany. It's seminary is located in Tshwane (Pretoria). Former Bishop David Tswaedi and current Bishop Wilhelm Weber have preached at Good Shepherd in the past. The LCSA does mission work through its congregations and pastors in South Africa, Botswana and Swaziland. At the present, the LCSA is also involved in the translation of the Bible into the Kalanga language.

Sue - Wycliffe Bible Translators

Sue is a member of GSLC. She began her ministry as a chemistry teacher at Metro East Lutheran High School. But God called her to the mission field as a Bible translator for Lutheran Bible Translators, LCMS World Mission, and now with Wycliffe Bible Translators. Sue earned her doctorate in cultural linguistics and now serves as a consultant for many different translation projects. When Sue is in the states, she often speaks to the classes at GSLS. Due to the fact that she sometimes works in countries hostile to the Christian faith, we avoid publishing her full name on the internet. If you would like to receive her newsletter, please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (344-3151).

Adefris MeKasha - Immigrant Ministry St. LouisAdefris

Adefris came to GSLC when he was a student at Concordia Seminary. He had fled from Ethiopia because of persecution and threats to his life. In Ethiopia he had been a pastor and journalist. After three years in the USA is wife and two daughters were able to join him. When he completed his studies at Concordia Seminary, Pastor Adefris began working with various immigrant groups in St. Louis.  

Jamie Endorf - Mission Coordinator - Peru

Jamie is a former Spanish teacher at Metro East Lutheran High School and member of GSLC. In 2010 she began serving as Mission Coordinator in Peru.  You can keep track of some of her experiences by going to her blog.




To be continued...