All ministry is team ministry. As our church and school goes about our work of preaching, teaching, and reaching with the goal of making a Christ-centered difference in our community and world today and for eternity, we do not work alone. Our relationships with wonderful ministry partners allow us to multiply our efforts locally, nationally, and around the globe.
Saint Paul Lutheran High School (SPLHS) is a residential high school committed to “preparing leaders to declare Christ.” A global mission in the heart of Missouri, SPLHS has been dedicated to education in the finest Lutheran tradition since 1883.
Over 1 billion people worldwide do not have the full Bible in a language that touches them deeply; an estimated 165 million do not have a single verse of Scripture. Lutheran Bible Translators (LBT) makes God’s Word accessible to those who do not yet have it in the language of their hearts.
Mission of Christ Network (MCN) is a Christian outreach organization, grounded in a Lutheran understanding of mission, that enables lay workers to effectively work in God’s mission cross-culturally.
Concordia Music Conservatory (CMC) exists to provide music instruction for children, teens, and adults and create opportunities for making, enjoying, and sharing God’s gift of music together. Experience private lessons by qualified music faculty on a variety of instruments (piano/organ, strings/guitar, winds, brass, voice).
Lutheran Women in Mission (also known as the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, or “LWML”) affirms each woman’s relationship with Christ, encourages and equips women to live out their Christian lives in active mission ministries, and supports global missions.
Formerly known as the Lutheran Laymen’s League, the mission of Lutheran Hour Ministries is to bring Christ to the nations—and the nations to the Church.
Our Lutheran Early Response Team (LERT), which includes trained volunteers and a fully stocked trailer of tools and supplies, is part of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Disaster Response ministry, which responds to immediate and long-term needs following natural and man-made disasters.
Our two comfort dogs, Jessy and Thomas, are the main component of our partnership with Lutheran Church Charities (LCC). LCC works throughout the United States and internationally in bringing the mercy, compassion, presence, and proclamation of Jesus Christ to those suffering and in need.
Lutheran Braille Workers (LBW) exists to bring the Word of God to the 253 million people throughout the world who are blind or visually impaired, completely free of charge, in Braille, Specialized Large Print, and Audio-Digital formats. LBW produces approximately 150,000 volumes a year in over 115 Ministry Production Centers throughout the U.S., including one at St. Paul’s.
With a donation, sorting, and packing facility in Concordia, Orphan Grain Train (OGT) ships donated food, clothing, medical, and other needed items to people in 69 different countries including the USA. The Orphan Grain Train movement is a loving response to Jesus Christ’s example as a servant and His love for us.
Started as ministry project by the St. Paul’s Men’s Club in 1956, the Good Shepherd Care Community (GSCC) provides several senior housing options, including nursing home care, independent living, and assisted living. The GSCC serves as a second location for our congregation’s ministry, offering weekly worship and pastoral care and support.
The Lutheran Student Center is a place on the University of Central Missouri’s campus in Warrensburg for students to gather for fellowship. In addition to special events, dinner and Bible study are offered to students every Thursday night throughout the school year.
Offering a variety of camp experiences and getaways for children, youth, adults, and families. Heits Point offers a beautiful setting and meaningful opportunities where one’s relationship with Jesus Christ may be built, strengthened, and encouraged.
Imagine a future in which your God-given gifts continue to benefit your family and faith after you’re called home to Heaven. The LCMS Foundation assists individuals in creating a gift plan. With such a plan in place, your assets—things like retirement accounts, your home or land—will leave a positive, lasting impact upon the people you love but also the congregation or ministries you care about most.
St. Paul’s is a member congregation of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (lcms.org). Working with nearly 300 congregations, over 100 early childhood centers and schools, and more than 1,600 church workers throughout the state of Missouri, the MO District serves and encourages congregations to fulfill the Great Commission and promotes unity of the true faith.
Our reach is as far and wide as the length of this list. The partnerships we have with these ministry organizations include contributions of our time, resources, and financial gifts; we receive the benefit of their skills, expertise, and relationships in addition to the joy of celebrating stories of the eternity-changing impact of the Gospel in word and deed around the world.