• Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS):  mission, beliefs, ministries, history and structure
  • Eastern District:  LCMS district covering most of upstate New York and Pennsylvania
  • Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MissouriThe institution's primary mission is to train pastors, deaconesses, missionaries, chaplains, and church leaders for the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod 
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Lutherans
  • Lutheran Hour Ministries: Christian outreach ministry affiliated with the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, Lutheran Church - Canada and Lutheran Women in Mission (LWML). Its mission is "Bringing Christ to the Nations — and the Nations to the Church."
  • Men's NetWork: an Internet ministry-building resource center
  • Pioneer Camp and Retreat Center: a year round Christian Camp and Conference Center located in Western New York that rests upon 75 acres of lakefront property that includes their own beach along beautiful Lake Erie 
  • Worship for Shut-Ins:  is a weekly, 30-minute Lutheran broadcast worship service. Each service includes music, scripture readings, prayers, and a Lutheran pastor delivering a message that is designed to feel one-on-one to the viewer. Each program is closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Links for Buffalo & Niagara Falls

Erie County Hotlines & Support Programs

Mental Health Support Programs