Who We Are

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) is an official  auxiliary of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Since 1942, the LWML has focused on affirming each woman’s relationship with Christ, encouraging and equipping women to live out their Christian lives in active mission ministries and to support global missions.


The LWML Mission Statement

As Lutheran Women in Mission, we joyfully proclaim Christ, support missions, and equip women to honor God by serving others. 

The LWML Vision Statement

The LWML is the leading group for LCMS women where each woman is welcomed and encouraged to use her unique God-given gifts as she supports global missions and serves the Lord with gladness.

Core Values

• Christian Women — We live as redeemed children of the Triune God.
• In God’s Word — We live in joyful response to the Holy Scriptures.
• Mission-Focused — We answer God’s call to share His Gospel at home and abroad.
• Embrace Diversity — We are sisters in Christ who value and benefit from each other.
• Servant Leaders — We are called and equipped by God to serve others.


As an auxiliary of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, our beliefs are in line with the statements found on the LCMS website at lcms.org/about/beliefs

Introduction to LWML - 2022 
Video - from LWML





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More information about "Who We Are" can be found

on the LWML National website:  https://www.lwml.org/who-we-are


The comments and opinions expressed herein on this website do not necessarily reflect the beliefs and point of view of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League or The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Statements are made exclusively by the author(s) and appear as written and have not been subjected to the Lutheran Women's Missionary League or The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod doctrinal review process.