The tradition of charitable giving is as old as Lutheranism itself.  During the Reformation, Martin Luther called upon people to establish a “common chest” from which food, clothing and other necessities could be distributed to people in need.


those in need

Lutheran World Missions is passionately devoted to spreading the Gospel through Mission Outreach, Disaster Relief, Mission Development, Charitable Giving and Education. Learn how you can contribute to the future of missions, helping someone in need, and charitable outreach.

501(c)(3) Non-Profit Charitable Organization

International Graduate Student

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis



LWMI has been a supporter of the CALMS Mission and Ministry in Belize and we look forward to furthering our Mission support to future CALMS Missions.

500th Anniversary of the Reformation Medallion Coin

Lutheran World Missions 500th Anniversary of the Reformation Coin designed specifically for Lutheran World Missions.  

Available in Silver, Merlin Gold, Antique Bronze and Gold.


New 1/2 ounce size Medallion is now available for each metal.

Reach Out

Join with Lutheran World Missions and make a difference!

our mission

your donations

​Lutheran World Missions, Inc.

1101 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.

3rd Floor - Evening Star Building

Washington, DC  20004


P.O. Box 400

​Upper Marlboro, MD  20773

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Lutheran World Missions, Inc.

  • Disaster Relief
  • Mission Support in Central America, Africa and China
  • Mission Development
  • Mission Assistance
  • ​Lutheran Legal League
  • Thrivent Choice
  • Discover Charity
  • Member of AFP
  • Capital Campaign for Missions
  • ​The Old Latin School
  • International Students Graduate Program, Concordia Seminary St. Louis

Donations and Gifts make it possible for Lutheran World Missions to expand its outreach and Mission Ministry and reach those in need.  

Offering Legal Aid to LCMS entities, missions

and congregational members.




Hope in Action

Ruth International Missions

LWMI Affiliate Mission in Sierra Leone, Africa

Locally, nationally and internationally, Lutheran World Missions shares the message of our Risen Lord and Savior and His gift of Salvation and Grace.  

Supporting Missions and Ministries with your generous gifts and donations.

Adopt a Student
LWMI provides Seminarian Support in the Adopt a Student program.