Partner Organizations

LPGM works collaboratively with several other organizations both locally and internationally. These are some of our valued partners in Global Mission with a link to more information.

ARGENTINA:
Iglesia Evangelica Luterana Unida (IELU) (http://ielu NULL.org/)
LPGM has an ongoing relationship with the 7,000 member Iglesia Evangelica Luterana Unida (IELU), the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Argentina and Uruguay.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC:
Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Central African Republic (http://www NULL.elca NULL.org/Who-We-Are/Our-Three-Expressions/Churchwide-Organization/Global-Mission/Where-We-Work/Africa/Central-African-Republic NULL.aspx)
Église évangélique luthérienne de la République centrafricaine (EELRCA), a member of the Lutheran World Federation, has 450 congregations in 7 regions and 27 districts. Membership is estimated at 50,000, although it may have decreased due to the social unrest, civil conflict, and destabilizing political events in regions where the church is present.

INDIA:
Arcot Lutheran Church (ALC), India (http://www NULL.elca NULL.org/Who-We-Are/Our-Three-Expressions/Churchwide-Organization/Global-Mission/Where-We-Work/Asia/India NULL.aspx#Arcot%20Lutheran%20Church)
The Arcot Lutheran Church, though being small in size, is one of the oldest Lutheran Churches in India. From 1861, Danish missionaries tried to coordinate protestant working groups in the area and gave priorities to evangelism backed by education. It also concentrates on up lifting the poor, discriminated and the marginalized in the society in addition to its normal ministries in education, medical aid, human development etc. The ALC has about 35,000 congregational members spread over 37 pastorates.

India Evangelical Lutheran Church (IELC) (http://www NULL.lcms NULL.org/page NULL.aspx?pid=405)
The Indian Evangelical Lutheran Church covers large areas in the States of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala. Missionaries from the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, arrived in 1894 to witness the conversion of many Hindus to Christianity. The subsequent missionaries who came in due course of time started schools, orphanages and hospitals, including the well-known Christian Medical Center in Vellore. The Church has a congregational strength of 80,000 spread over 400 parishes.

UNITED STATES:
MSAADA Architects (http://www NULL.msaada NULL.com/)
MSAADA was founded in 1979 in response to the need for churches in the developing countries to have good professional planning, design and implementation services for building projects. MSAADA has provided professional design and engineering services for hospitals, schools, and church buildings constructed in Tanzania, Kenya, Madagascar, India, Bangladesh and in many other African and Eastern European countries.

Global Health Ministries (http://www NULL.ghm NULL.org/)
Global Health Ministries is a Minneapolis, MN based organization that provides medical equipment and supports health programs throughout the world. LPGM has partnered with GHM in creating mission curriculum for children and in global projects like the Emmanuel Health Center in the Central African Republic.

Association of Lutheran Mission Agencies (ALMA) (http://www NULL.alma-online NULL.org/)
ALMA is an association comprising nearly 60 mission agencies from the United States. ALMA provides resources and encourages networking for involvement in mission worldwide. An annual conference is held each year in St. Louis, MO.

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Global Mission (http://www NULL.elca NULL.org/Who-We-Are/Our-Three-Expressions/Churchwide-Organization/Global-Mission NULL.aspx)
LPGM has a companion relationship with the ELCA, Global Mission, which is the global mission arm of the ELCA. It provides many resources for individual and congregational involvement in mission.

Lutheran Congregations in Ministry for Christ, Augustana District (http://augustanadistrict NULL.org/world-missions/)
The Augustana District is a non-geographic district in Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (LCMC) emphasizing classic Lutheran theology and providing services to congregations and pastors.

LPGM is not responsible for information contained on the websites of these partner organizations. The addresses may change without notice.