Lutheran Hour Ministries

Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM) is a trusted resource in global media that equips and engages a vibrant constituent base to passionately proclaim the Gospel to nearly 140 million people worldwide each week in more than 60 countries. Lutheran Hour Ministries is a lay-driven volunteer organization that began its existence in Milwaukee in 1917

Primary Focus: Laity Training Tools

Lutheran Affiliation: LCMS

Operating Budget: $2,278,649

Programs: LHM has developed evangelism resources that lay people and congregations can use to learn ways to evangelize in their everyday lives. This includes an online learning management system, a podcast network for outreach training and a new digital mission field engagement strategy, all built on Barna Group research-based approaches to outreach and evangelism. Through digital technology, LHM is strategically reaching and developing lay leaders in their communities with new models to expand its Gospel outreach training.

LHM is seeking support for the Hopeful Neighborhood Project—a new collaborative network committed to improving neighborhood well-being, and therefore, congregation well-being. Through this initiative, Lutheran Hour Ministries is creating resources and an online network to equip and encourage lay people within Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula to work together, using their gifts and the gifts of their community to pursue the common good of their neighborhoods.

Who is Served: Lutheran Hour Ministries serves rostered leaders and lay people alike in age groups, races, ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds across urban and rural contexts.

Location: 660 Mason Ridge Center Drive, St. Louis, MO 63141