Featured Mission

LCLC has been supporting the Schempf's Mission for two years. Prior to the pandemic, the Schempfs served in Kenya at Neema Lutheran College where Pastor Schempf taught.


Mike and Karen Schempf

And who is my neighbor?

Learn more about CHE and LIMM and how Schempfs will use this wholistic training to better serve neighbors in Sierra Leone click here.


Please Pray for: 

  • Our return to Africa (in God's perfect timing when borders reopen) to work at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Seminary in Sierra Leone.

  • The LCMS - President Matthew Harrison, Rev. Dan McMiller, professionals at the Office of International Missions (OIM), pastors and teachers, churches and schools as we struggle with the fallout of COVID-19

  • Lutheran schools at every level - that God's Word may be taught in truth and purity to the next generation 

  • God's provision for the continent of Africa as they struggle with COVID-19 and a shortage of resources

  • Protection and mercy for medical workers and all those exposed to COVID-19

  • Wisdom as we wait on the Lord to give us direction 

  • An outpouring of the Holy Spirit so that many people in the U.S. and throughout the world will be drawn to Jesus as their Lord and Savior

Give thanks for: 

  • Christian Health Evangelism Training (chenetwork.org)

  • Lutherans In Medical Missions (limm@limm.org)

  • Individuals who share their expertise in technology to benefit the church 

  • Technology that allows Christians throughout the world to stay connected

  • Good health and daily strength for ourselves and our family

  • Teachers/parents who are working long hours to find new ways to share educational responsibilities 

  • Faithful warriors who pray for us often

  • Faithful individuals, families, congregations and folks at Mission Central who offer ongoing prayer and financial support

  • Our God is at work in each of us!

To support the LCMS through the work of Mike and Karen Schempf, you may send a tax-deductible gift to:

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
P.O. Box 66861
St. Louis, MO 63166-6861

Make checks payable to The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod or LCMS. Include “Schempf-Sierra Leone” in the memo line.