• 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, Missouri: The 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 
  • Thrivent Financial: We are a membership organization of Christians, and our members are our owners. Our purpose is to serve our members and society by guiding both to be wise with money and live generously. We believe that all we have is a gift from God and that generosity is an expression of faith. We succeed when our members, their families and their communities thrive. We value our relationships, so we will: Be trustworthy in character and competence, and Act like owners and treat each other as owners, and Live balanced and generous lives.
  • 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.

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Erie County Hotlines & Support Programs

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