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The word "Synod" in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod comes from Greek words that mean "walking together." The term has rich meaning in our church body, because congregations voluntarily choose to belong to the Synod. Though diverse in their service, our congregations hold to a shared confession of Jesus Christ as taught in Holy Scripture and the Lutheran Confessions.

In grateful response to God’s grace and empowered by the Holy Spirit through Word and Sacraments, the mission of the Michigan District of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod is vigorously to make known the love of Christ by word and deed within our churches (congregations), communities, and world.

Valley Lutheran High School believes that Christ is the foundation of our school and everything we do. We prepare our students as children of God academically, physically, socially, emotionally and spiritually to serve in the world today and tomorrow.

Camp Concordia is the year-round staffed LCMS children's residential summer camp in the Michigan District. We are working hard to let families know of opportunities for their children. We are affordable and faithful.

We also invite college students who want to work at a Lutheran Camp this summer to apply NOW through NLOMA (National Lutheran Outdoors Ministry Association) which can be found at

Christ-centered, faith-based solutions for YOUTH, ADULTS, AND FAMILIES struggling with life-controlling problems such as addiction.

Teen Challenge USA is holistic – meaning that we are concerned with the body, mind, and spirit of those who come to us for help. We endeavor to help people become mentally sound, emotionally balanced, socially adjusted, physically well and spiritually alive.

Answers in Genesis is a catalyst to bring reformation by reclaiming the foundations of our faith which are found in the Bible, from the very first verse.

For over 50 years, Summit Ministries has equipped Christians to defend their faith. Through resources, curriculum, and conferences, Summit teaches generations of all ages to champion a biblical worldview.

MOPS stands for Mothers of Preschoolers, and by preschoolers we mean kiddos from birth through kindergarten. We know it's a little confusing so let's just stick with "MOPS."


Lutheran Education Advancement Plan

Lutheran schools and congregations across the Great Lakes Bay Region are impacting the lives of every single student, parent, teacher and pastor. From proven academic and personal success of each school's students to a Christ-centered body of believers, the Lutheran school system provides an invaluable Christian education starting with each student and reaching the entire family. The Lutheran Education Advancement Plan (LEAP) Alliance is committed to supporting every Lutheran school and congregation in the Great Lakes Bay Region by strengthening and encouraging successful collaboration among all congregations and to ensure excellent and financially stable pre-kindergarten through high school Lutheran schools.

Bringing Christ to the Nations—and the Nations to the Church

The mission of the Alaska Mission for Christ is to reach the small and often remote settlements and villages of Alaska with the message of the Gospel.

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) is the official women’s auxiliary of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. For over 65 years, the LWML has focused on affirming each woman’s relationship with Christ, encouraging and equipping women to live out their Christian lives in active mission ministries and to support global missions.

Portals of Prayer has been providing daily devotions since 1937. Now available in several print formats and electronically, Portals of Prayer remains true to the Lutheran Faith.

Helping millions of people around the world grow closer to God and be in His Word each day.

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