Southeastern District of The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod.
Southeastern District, LCMS The Southeastern District (SED) of the Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod (LCMS) is a regional district of the LCMS working with congregations and schools in creative partnerships that will result in church transformation and Kingdom growth.
The 216 congregations and 79 school ministries of the Southeastern District face many challenges as they seek to reach out to communities around them. Communities filled with people who don’t know Jesus as Lord, who hunger for spiritual meaning, and who are looking for something in which to hope. The Mission of the Southeastern District leadership is to help congregations strengthen themselves and each other in order that each congregation might more effectively understand and pursue its mission
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NOC: “Committed to eliminating poverty’s root causes, Neighborhood Outreach Connection (NOC) harnesses the energy of families, schools, libraries, health providers, and other non-profits to break the pattern of generational poverty, one neighborhood at a time.” Click Here to learn more.
Pregnancy Center & Clinic of the Low Country: “The Pregnancy Center & Clinic of the Low Country (PCCLC) was established in 1990 as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization incorporated in South Carolina to help women and families struggling with pregnancy related issues. Our prenatal Medical Clinic offers free prenatal care through the first sixteen weeks of pregnancy. We are here to listen to your needs and concerns, answer your questions honestly and completely and provide support and a listening ear. Services are completely confidential and non-judgmental.” Click Here to learn more.
Deep Well Project: “The Deep Well Project was founded in 1973, digging wells to provide clean, safe water for the Hilton Head Island community. Since then, it has been the source of emergency assistance to the local community and is supported by individuals, businesses, religious institutions, foundations, clubs, schools and various other organizations.”
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Volunteers in Medicine Clinic: “Our mission is to understand and serve the health and wellness needs of the medically underserved and their households, who live or work on Hilton Head and Daufuskie Islands.” Click Here to learn more.
Comfort Dog Ministries: “Launched in August 2008, the Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry is a national human-care ministry embracing the unique, calming nature and skills of purebred Golden Retrievers. The LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs are a bridge for compassionate ministry, opening doors for conversation about faith and creating opportunities to share the mercy, compassion, presence and proclamation of Jesus Christ” Click Here to learn more.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes: “We seek to make disciples through our strategy of engaging, equipping and empowering coaches and athletes to know and grow in Christ and lead others to do the same.” Click Here to learn more.
Operation Christmas Child: “The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the world. Through this project, Samaritan’s Purse partners with the local church worldwide to share the Good News of Jesus Christ and make disciples of the nations.” Click Here to learn more.
Capstone Ministries: “Capstone Ministries is a ministry to the street children of Western Kenya, specifically Kisumu and the surrounding areas. Capstone was founded in 2005 with the objective of restoring street children with their family.” Pastor Dan and Patty Schmelzer steer this ministry, founded upon the Scripture from Psalm 118:22 “The stone the builders rejected has become the capstone.” Capstone Ministries is a Recognized Service Organization of LC-MS. Click Here to learn more.
David and Joyce Erber, LCMS Missionaries in Africa: “David serves as a theological educator providing continuing education for pastors in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana. He works to equip the newly appointed Regional Head Pastors with the knowledge and skills they need to mentor the pastors and congregations in their respective regions. Joyce serves as the regional business manager for Africa. She is responsible for managing the financial and accounting dynamics for 26 LCMS missionaries and 82 mission projects.” Click Here to learn more.