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300 Ugandan orphans receive their first books—Arch Books from CGO!

Posted by Erica Tape on September 15, 2015 at 12:45 PM

Can you imagine what it would be like not to own a single book?

You wouldn’t be able to get lost in an adventure. You wouldn’t be able to learn about whatever struck your fancy. You wouldn’t even be able to read the Word of God.

For the three hundred children at the Sanga school in Uganda, that reality is very, very real.

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Children's Outreach Africa
 

A Wisconsin family shares the Gospel and God’s love in the “City of Refuge”

Posted by Barbara Shippy on May 4, 2015 at 1:00 PM

It’s a long way from Janesville, Wisconsin, to Comayagua, Honduras, especially when you’re a family of four traveling with two hundred (and one) pounds—four suitcases packed to the max—of medical supplies and Spanish Arch Books, coloring books, and Bible stories.

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Latin America Children's Outreach
 

Spanish Arch Books support the work of Mission Central in western Iowa

Posted by Barbara Shippy on September 8, 2014 at 12:45 PM

In western Iowa, just outside the small town of Mapleton, is a set of old farm buildings that have been transformed into Mission Central—the largest LCMS mission-supporting agency in the United States. What was once the hog house is now a fellowship hall; the barn is the worship center; and the old house was renovated to include offices, a kitchen, and rooms for visiting missionaries and their families.

“Never did we envision what God had in mind,” said Gary Thies, known as Old Missionary Gary.

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Children's Outreach US and Canada
 

Shining for Jesus in Canada: Q&A with Ellen Kehe

Posted by CGO Team on July 7, 2014 at 12:42 PM

Ellen Kehe, a frequent short-term missionary through LAMP [Lutheran Association of Missionaries & Pilots] Ministry, brings the Gospel to villages in the remote northern regions of Canada. Ellen has a heart for reaching children and has conducted VBS mission trips through LAMP for the past 11 years. Though she faces challenges in villages that have not heard of Christ’s love, she, along with others, is shining the light of God’s Word in dark places. Concordia Gospel Outreach partnered with LAMP to provide the teams with Christ-centered VBS materials. Read our interview with Ellen Kehe to learn more about the important work she and others like her are doing for the sake of the Gospel—and the impact you have when you donate to Concordia Gospel Outreach.

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Children's Outreach US and Canada
 

CGO helps a mission team share the living Word in Belize

Posted by Barbara Shippy on May 5, 2014 at 3:45 PM

“I want to go back,” said Megan, a fifth-grade student.

Her second-grade sister excitedly agreed, “Me, too!”

The girls, along with their mother, Kim Boyll—members of The Lutheran Church of Webster Gardens—spent their spring break this past March in Belize on a mission trip. They joined a group of two-dozen people from the St. Louis area, which included nine other children. The group went there to teach, to talk, and to share God’s love.

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Latin America Children's Outreach
 

New beginnings in Mobile, Alabama

Posted by Alicia Rolland on February 3, 2014 at 11:28 AM

Situated on the north-central stretch of the Gulf Coast, Mobile, Alabama, is rich in culture and history. But not all who call this seaport city home boast of having enough.

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Children's Outreach US and Canada