The Center for U. S. Missions is a partnership between The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) World Mission, Concordia University Irvine, the North American Mission Executives of the LCMS, and People of the Book Lutheran Outreach (POBLO) International. We provide research and training for mission work among unevangelized people in the United States. We are Christ-centered, mission-driven, multiplication-focused, and service-oriented.

Our Purpose

  • Offer training that is biblical, practical, and focused on the New Testament model of churches planting missions.
  • Perform research that will provide better information and tools for the proclamation of the Gospel and planting of missions that will result in new church plants.
  • Forward the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the ethnic, cultural, and generational diverse communities of the United States.
  • Click here for a scriptural understanding of what we do.

What We Offer

The Center for U.S. Missions offers many different types of services to assist in reaching out to the unchurched and un-evangalized to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Our Partners

Those who share in the financial support of the Center for U.S. Missions are partners with us as we provide training, resources and research for mission work among un-evangelized people in the United States. Read more ...


Donations to the Center allow us to expand the trainings and resources we offer congregations. Gifts from individuals and congregations are gratefully received and much appreciated. They are also tax deductible. Make a donation through our secure website. Read More ...

Our Staff 

The staff members of the Center of U.S. Missions are all highly educated, committed to planting new mission congregations, and passionate about spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ through serving our Lord.

Feel free to contact us for more information regarding our programs.