The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod (LCMS)

Living Hope’s National Church Body

  • Global Disaster Response
    • We provide assistance for victims of Hurricanes, Wildfires, Floods, and Earthquakes around the world.
  • Global Impact – Sharing the Gospel
    • Sharing the Gospel and Serving Others in 90 Countries Worldwide
  • International Mercy Medical Team
    • Medical professionals volunteering abroad in clinical and health-related settings.
  • Multi-ethnic Ministries
    • (LCMS website covers lots of these topics – we can spotlight one of them when this comes up in rotation.)
  • Ministry to the Armed Forces
    • Serving those who serve us
    • Supporting 200 chaplains who represent our church body on active duty and reserves, meeting the needs of the military personnel and their families.
  • Education
    • Over 1,800 schools in the United States
    • We have opened over 200 schools internationally
  • Strong Chaplaincy Program
    • Nearly 600 Chaplains providing Christ-centered, Compassionate care
  • Health Ministry
    • Encouraging Christ-centered Wellness

Mama Tara Orphanage (MTO)

  • Financial Support – we typically give at least $15,000 to MTO each year
  • Mission Trips to MTO
  • Christmas Gifts
  • School Supplies

Stepping Stone

  • Ministry to the Homeless in Metro Atlanta
  • Providing the homeless with food and basic necessities, and help along the way toward rehabilitation, the healing of one’s life and stability.

Bea’s Beanies

  • A team of volunteers knits hats for newborn babies that are then given to those born at Kennestone Hospital.

Newborn Baby Baskets for Living Hope Families & our Community

  • A wonderful team of children’s ministry volunteers puts together baskets for newborn babies, including a hand-knitted sweater and other must-have items in caring for newborns!

World Vision

  • Child we Support: Panha
  • Birthday: December 27, 2009 – He just turned…
  • Country and Community: Kampong Svay, Cambodia
  • Currently in primary school – grade 7
  • He is currently in good health.
  • This past year our support helped Panha with:
    • Hygiene Education: “I know how to stay clean and safe from germs and practice good personal hygiene so I won’t get sick.”
    • Child Protection Awareness: “I know what to do and who to turn to if I am hurt of feel unsafe.”
  • He just sent us a handwritten note saying the following:
    • My dream for the future: “In my dream I want to be a teacher.”
    • I start my day by: “Tomorrow I will help my parents and study hard.”
    • My favorite things to do: “I like studying math.”
    • My favorite people to see: “Living with my parents, friends and other people.”

Compassion International

  • Child we Support: Daniel
  • Birthday: June 15, 2002
  • Country: Peru
  • Details
    • Lives with his stepfather and mother
    • He is responsible for making the beds, running errands and cleaning
    • There are three children in the family
    • He likes soccer and playing hide-and-seek
    • He is in high school
    • He regularly attends church activities
  • A typical house in Peru has dirt floors, adobe walls and corrugated an iron roof.
Our support helps Daniel learn about the Bible and God’s love for him; hygiene and health education, nutritious food, recreational outings, special celebrations, educational videos, cultural activities, and help with his homework.

MUST Ministries

  • We provide, prepare and serve quarterly meals for the hungry and homeless in our community.
  • Weekly collection of food for MUST
  • Financial Donations

Food for the Poor

  • Annual visit from FFP staff
  • Partnership
  • Many members support

10 Helping Mamas

Helping Mamas provides costly and much needed baby supplies to organizations serving families in need in order to provide a safe and healthy environment for babies to thrive. Living Hope supports Atlanta area mothers through this organization during the months of November and December each year.