News – Newsletters

Mar 15, 2024

Yolanda Asks for a Seat at the Table: Empowerment in Action

In 2018, a high school student named Yolanda embarked on a transformative journey with our partner in Guatemala, CCFC. Like many young women who join us, Yolanda was initially shy and reserved. However, her determination led her to progress through the Women in Agroecology for Leadership Conservation (WALC) program

Jan 31, 2024

It's All About the Kids

Traveler Nancy Bruch (Excelsior, Minn.) reflects on her time in India with LPGM in February 2023.

Jan 31, 2024

Women's Literacy Training Begins

An update to our blog post dated May 22, 2023 - LPGM Launches Women's Literacy Program in Central Africa

Dec 15, 2023

The Story Behind the Smile

Follow one girl's journey to our partner's safe house, and learn how it's now helping raise TWO empowered, educated girls.

Oct 11, 2023

LPGM Shares Mission at “Just Love” Gathering

A recap of LPGM's presence at the WELCA's "Just Love" triennial gathering in Phoenix, Ariz., September 2023.

Aug 10, 2023

Library Refresh

Highlights from library refreshes, as we launch the third year of a three-year campaign to restock library shelves in India.

Aug 1, 2023

LPGM Celebrates the Churches in Cameroon and Central Africa

On July 8 & 9, 2023, Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry was part of a two-day celebration to remember the individuals who were eager to share the gospel 100 years ago

Nov 3, 2022

"Home in the Heart of God"

Pastor Paul Pettersen and his spouse Lisa led a group of teens from Mount Calvary Lutheran Church (Excelsior, Minn.) to India the summer of 2001. Here, he shares excerpts from his journal.

Nov 3, 2022

21 Years Later, India Travelers Unite

Travelers from LPGM's first youth trip to India gathered for a 21st anniversary weekend.

Nov 2, 2022

Travelers Reflect on their Time in Guatemala

In the summer of 2022, LPGM hosted two trips to visit our partner, Community Cloud Forest Conservation in Guatemala. Here, a few travelers share their reflections and some favorite pictures.

Oct 27, 2022

Travelers See Power of Safe House in Tanzania Firsthand

My congregation is a sponsor of the Safe House program—Eripoto (“Security” in Maa)—in Tanzania, but I don’t think any of us really understood the need. That’s why I joined a group of six women who traveled to Tanzania with LPGM in September to see the programs firsthand.

Oct 27, 2022

You Open Doors Through English+

With 22 official languages, and 30 languages with more than 1 million speakers across India, English has become the unifying language of government and commerce across the diverse nation. Thanks to your support of English+, students in 50 primary schools of the Arcot Lutheran Church are given more access to English education.

Mar 18, 2022

How Your Sponsorship is Like a Mustard Seed

Little things are big things.

Dec 12, 2018

Board Unanimously Approves New Vision And Mission

Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry’s (LPGM’s) Board of Directors this week unanimously approved new vision and mission statements that guide the future and work of the organization.