2017-2019 LWML Grants

2017–2019 Biennium
Mission Goal: $2,075,000

By Vote

 

2017–2019 Mission Grants

Disbursed to Grantee

Balance to Pay

#1

 

Providing Food and the Gospel to Starving Children – Mercy Meals of Siouxland

$20,000

$20,000

#2

 

Mercy House for Women and Children – Franklin Avenue Mission, Flint, Michigan

$100,000

-

#3

 

Christ for Veterans and Their Families – LCMS Ministry of the Armed Forces

$27,750

 

#4

 

Tanzanian Sewing Center – Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT)

$25,000

 

#5

 

Current Missionary Need – LCMS International Mission

$100,000

-

#6

 

Lutheran Children’s Books for Families Worldwide – Lutheran Heritage Foundation

 

$100,000

#7

 

Christian Hope Through Mass Media in Egypt – Lutheran Hour Ministries

$100,000

 

#8

 

NOLA 4H: Hearts for the Hungry, Homeless, and Hurting – Christian Families United for Progress

 

$100,000

#9

 

Lutheran World Relief Quilt and Kit Shipping Fund

$40,000

$40,000

#10

 

Christian Eldercare Home in Haiti – Ministry in Mission

$100,000

 

#11

 

Training Lutheran Middle Eastern Missionaries – Biblical Orthodox Lutheran Mission

$31,000

$62,000

#12

 

Completion of Lukonda Lutheran School Buildings, Uganda – Lutheran Church Uganda

$48,000

 

#13

 

Equipping Youth to Witness for Life ? Y4Life – Lutherans for Life

 

$25,000

#14

 

Laborers of Love – Lutheran Braille Workers

 

$100,000

#15

 

Sharing Jesus with People with Disabilities – Bethesda Lutheran Communities

$100,000

 

#16

 

Education Loan Repayment Assistance Grants – Ministry Focus

$25,000

$75,000

#17

 

Nursing Students Serving with Mercy Medical Team – LCMS Office of International Mission

 

$25,000

#18

 

Restoration Programs for Native Hawaiians – Lutheran Indian Ministries

$15,000

$60,000

#19

 

RECONNECT to the Body of Christ, Circuit 28 –Texas District

$50,000

 

#20

 

Prison and Jail Ministry Synod-wide Conference in 2018

$36,500

 

#21

 

Family Scholarships for Short Term Mission Trips – MOST Ministries

$20,000

$40,000

#22

 

Raising Pastors and Deaconesses – Evangelical Lutheran Church of Liberia

 

$97,000

2015-2017 LWML Grants

LWML MITES

The 2015-2017 biennium MITE GOAL was reached, and exceeded, on March 31, 2017.  Total mites collected $2,097,904.23!

By Vote Featured Month 2015-2017 Mission Grants Disbursed to Grantee Balance to Pay
#1 September 2015 Clean Water and Evangelism Ministry – MOST Ministries $25,000 $0
#2 October 2015 Disaster Response Trailers – LCMS Disaster Response $80,000 $0
#3 November 2015 Cancer Care Packages—Phil's Friends $50,000 $0
#4 December 2015 Renovation of JEM Seminary Buildings – Nigeria $120,000 $0
#5 January 2016 Redeeming Life Maternity Home – Sanford, Florida $100,000 $0
#6 February 2016 Hope and Healing to the Navajo People – Rocky Mountain District $45,000 $30,000
#7 March 2016 Outreach in Refugee Camps—Lebanon $72,000 $0
#8

February 2017

Healthy Families – Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska $60,000 $0
#9 May 2016 LCMS Global Seminary Initiative – International Student Scholarships $100,000 $0
#10 November 2016 Training Teachers and Leaders – Concordia Seminary, St. Louis $100,000 $0
#11 September 2016 Opportunities in Uganda – Women of the Pearl and Seminary Completion $100,000 $0
#12 January 2017 "In Their Hands and Upon Their Hearts” – Lutheran Bible Translators, Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Naibia $50,000 $0
#13 December 2016 "We Are God's Workmanship” - International Student scholarship at St. Paul High School, Concordia, Missouri $32,500 $0
#14 August 2016 Bringing the Gospel to the Lost Sheep of Israel – Apple of His Eye Mission Society Israel $0 $100,000
#15 June 2016 Helping Hands Initiative – LCMS National Housing Support Corporation $100,000 $0
#16 October 2016 Deaconess Training – LCMS support for International Partner Churches $90,000 $0
#17 March 2017 LCMS Young Adult Corps (formerly LCMS Youth Corps)– Scholarships for Lutheran Mercy Young Adult Corps $25,000 $0
#18 April 2016 Providing Hope for Detroit – Acts 2 Enterprise $100,000 $0
#19 July 2016 Rosa Young Academies (Partial) – Rosa Young Projects Initiative $25,000* $0

* Unused funds from the 2013-2015 biennium were reallocated by the LWML Board of Directors April 2016 to fulfill the full $25,000 of the proposed grant.