English District Missions


"Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it." -Proverbs 22:6 Daily, over 5,700 students in our sixty-seven English District Lutheran schools are having their hearts and minds trained for a life of service in response to God’s tremendous grace. Our students have the opportunity to grow intellectually, physically, socially, emotionally and most importantly spiritually sitting at the feet of our District’s teachers who so faithfully and effectively serve the Master Teacher.

Ministerial Health Commission

We know every day is a gift from God.  Sometimes it feels more like a struggle than a gift.  

The Ministerial Health Commission is here to help our pastors, their families and all our staff.  We C.A.R.E.  We are here to call if you need someone to listen in a non-judgmental way, to share with and to offer support.  We are available for confidential conversation.  We offer support through consultation and recommendation of resources.  We provide encouragement, gain understanding and give comfort to assist in your well-being. 


Rev. Michael Brown
It was the late 1970s.  This sort of thing wasn’t all that common: a woman, in her 40s, pregnant.  She did a lot of crying.  Granted, she might have been “expecting,” but she and her husband weren’t expecting this!  Not at her age. It was unplanned. It was unconventional.  It was life changing. 

Endowment Fund

The English District Endowment Fund (EDEF) has a unique purpose in the life of our district - to empower ministry beyond what is possible through the annual unrestricted gifts from individuals and congregations. It is a commitment to provide for future ministries and to support congregations in reaching those in your church and community.

Dominican Republic Lutheran Mission

The English District - LCMS Board of Directors has approved that the District become a “Managing Partner” in the Dominican Republic Lutheran Mission (DRLM). This is a distinct honor and opportunity, and we would like to invite your congregation and/or school to consider being part of the DRLM English District Team.
Download the pledge letter

Youth Ministry

Gathering registration is open! Click here NYG


What is stewardship?

Christian Stewardship is the free and joyous activity of the child of God, and God's family, the church, in managing all of life and life's resources for God's purposes.

Every man, woman, and child should know that they are God’s stewards by His grace, live as His disciples, and manage the gifts He entrusts to them with joy and generosity—all so that God’s purposes would be accomplished and His mission enhanced.

Stewardship is managing 100% of what God has given you

Business & Finance

2019 IRS Mileage Rates
Effective 1/1/2019, the IRS standard business mileage rate is 58¢ per mile. The standard medical and moving mileage rate has changed to 20¢ per mile. These new rates apply to mileage reimbursements paid to an employee on or after January 1, 2019 with respect to transportation expenses paid or incurred by the employee on or after January 1, 2019.

30 Ways To Enhance Your Sunday School Ministry


With the start of Sunday School right around the corner, the following are 30 ideas that can help promote Sunday School ministry in your congregation throughout the year. These have been compiled by Lori Aadsen, LCMS Children’s Ministry:

Ministry With Families


… celebrating our spiritual identity, reminding one another of the unique bond of support we share as baptized children of God.