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1 Conference S PONSORS SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR 2017 CONFERENCE SPONSORS! GLOBAL PARTNERS LUTHERAN CHURCH MISSOURI SYNOD Founded in 1847, the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) is a mission-oriented, Bible-based, confessional Christian denomination, founded on the teachings of Martin Luther. The LCMS has more than 2.1 million members in 6,100+ congregations and 6,000+ pastors. It has two seminaries, 10 colleges and universities, and its congregations operate the largest Protestant parochial school system in America. The church broadcasts the saving message of Jesus Christ over KFUO Radio, and it has relationships and active mission work in nearly 80 countries. In the last three years, the LCMS has awarded more than $15 million through more than 600 domestic and international grants for development and disaster response. The LCMS is in doctrinal fellowship with 35 confessional Lutheran church bodies worldwide. lcms.org. LUTHERAN LEGACY FOUNDATION The mission of Lutheran Legacy Foundation is to nurture Christian faith and values to future generations. It seeks to do this by incentivizing Lutheran Churches, and Organizations to establish endowment funds through a matching grant program. Lutheran Legacy Foundation provides congregations, organizations, and individuals the structure, legal framework, and policies for a turnkey endowment solution. lutheranlegacyfoundation.org MILLENNIALS IN MISSIONS SPONSOR LUTHERAN HOUR MINISTRIES Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM) is a trusted expert in global media that equips and engages a vibrant volunteer base to passionately proclaim the Gospel to over 51 million people worldwide each week. LHM works in areas where other organizations are not present and use local missionaries who know the language and culture. lhm.org WORLD CAFÉ SPONSOR THREE AVOCADOS COFFEE Three Avocados is a non-profit organization formed by a group of Christians after a mission trip to Uganda in January While they are not a mission organization, they do feel God has richly blessed them, and therefore are compelled to help those in need so they may see the light of Christ shine through the organization. Three Avocados was founded in February of 2010 as a creative solution to ending the global water crisis, starting with Uganda. 100% of their net proceeds provide clean water. They aim to provide coffee lovers with a product that enables them to make a 100% socially responsible choice when purchasing coffee. threeavocados.org Page 1 of 5

2 Conference S PONSORS NETWORKING RECEPTION & BANQUET SPONSOR CONCORDIA PUBLISHING HOUSE For more than 140 years, Concordia Publishing House has been serving individuals, families, and congregations in their proclamation and learning of the Gospel. At CPH, work means more than meeting quotas and the bottom line it means touching the lives of God s people with His Word. CPH offers numerous resources for missions and teaching the faith. cph.org BEST PRACTICES BREAKOUT SESSION SPONSORS FAMILY SHIELD MINISTRIES Family Shield Ministries, founded in 1994, is an independent and self-supporting Recognized Service Organization of The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. The name is based on Eph. 6:16 that says, Take up the shield of faith. The mission is to educate and equip people, through the power of the Gospel, to know Christ, grow in His Word; and to strengthen individuals and their families. Educational and evangelism services include: the Family Shield radio program that is broadcast on 53 radio stations in 30 states, seminars and workshops, the counter-cult ministry, and promoting and producing resources such as the books Mission Field on Our Doorstep: Jehovah's Witnesses and Witnessing A Lifestyle. The latter book helps Christian learn how to share their faith with family members and friends in a non-threatening way. familyshieldministries.com GLOBAL HEALTH AND TRAVEL INSURANCE Insurance Consultants International is a Christian family owned insurance broker focusing on the insurance needs of the mission field. Whether you are taking a short-term mission trip, looking for an expat global health plan, or insuring your non-refundable trip cost for a tour or cruise, let their specialists design an insurance plan for your situation and budget. All of their plans cover medical evacuation, repatriation, and 24 hour emergency assistance. globalhealthinsurance.com org or missiontripinsurance.com RAU IMAGING Rau Imaging is a home-based business located in Wildwood, Missouri, with 25+ years of providing professional photographic imaging, website development, and graphic design services to numerous clients. Rau Imaging is made up of the husband and wife team of Harold and Eva Rau, and Graphic Designer Chris Roth. ALMA has been a Rau Imaging client since rauimaging.com Page 2 of 5

3 Conference EXHIBITORS Please stop and visit with our 2017 ALMA Conference Exhibitors! Support their products and services, as they support ALMA and help make our Conference possible. See Official Exhibit Hours, page 5. SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR 2017 CONFERENCE EXHIBITORS! BLESSMAN INTERNATIONAL Blessman International exists to help meet the physical, educational, emotional and spiritual needs of the people of South Africa with special attention to the children of this area. They do this by showing the compassion of Christ, operating with integrity and being good stewards of the resources God has provided them. These resources allow them to do outreach such as feeding children and distributing shoes, eyeglasses and feminine hygiene kits. They also have ongoing sustainable projects such as water sanitation, church plants, job creation and teaching proper farm practices. Blessman International has approximately 12 mission teams per year who travel to South Africa and help with these outreaches and projects. They are looking for short-term and long term missionaries to join us! Stop by their booth to learn more about them. blessmaninternational.org CHRISTIAN FRIENDS OF NEW AMERICANS Through cross-cultural ministries of human care, with a strong focus on skill giving and capacity building, CFNA links New American families with LCMS congregations. To do so it relies heavily on partnering with congregations, referrals, individuals, NGOs and various grant-giving foundations to offer a broad range of programs, services and activities. cfna-stl.org CONCORDIA PUBLISHING HOUSE For more than 140 years, Concordia Publishing House has been serving individuals, families, and congregations in their proclamation and learning of the Gospel. At CPH, work means more than meeting quotas and the bottom line it means touching the lives of God s people with His Word. CPH offers numerous resources for missions and teaching the faith. cph.org CROSS-CULTURAL MINISTRY CENTER (CMC) AT CUI The Cross-cultural Ministry Center (CMC) at Concordia University Irvine specializes in forming missionary pastors and leaders who are equipped to faithfully bring God s Word to the increasingly multi-cultural contexts of 21st century America. Students in the Master's level program learn to be faithful theologians and culture-crossing missionaries. cui.edu/cmc FAMILY SHIELD MINISTRIES Family Shield Ministries, founded in 1994, is an independent and self-supporting Recognized Service Organization of the LCMS. The name is based on Eph. 6:16: Take up the shield of faith. The mission is to educate and equip people, through the power of the Gospel, to know Christ, grow in His Word; and to strengthen individuals and their families. Educational and evangelism services include: the Family Shield radio program broadcast on 53 radio stations in 30 states, seminars and workshops, the counter-cult ministry, and promoting and producing books such as Mission Field on Our Doorstep: Jehovah's Witnesses and Witnessing A Lifestyle. The latter book helps Christian learn how to share their faith with family members and friends in a non-threatening way. familyshieldministries.com Page 3 of 5

4 GLOBAL HEALTH AND TRAVEL INSURANCE Insurance Consultants International is a Christian family owned insurance broker focusing on the insurance needs of the mission field. Whether you are taking a short-term mission trip, looking for an expat global health plan, or insuring your non-refundable trip cost for a tour or cruise, let their specialists design an insurance plan for your situation and budget. All of their plans cover medical evacuation, repatriation, and 24 hour emergency assistance. globalhealthinsurance.com org or missiontripinsurance.com GLOBAL LUTHERAN OUTREACH Global Lutheran Outreach serves the worldwide Lutheran community by facilitating the sending Lutherans to establish and strengthen congregations and ministries around the world through crosscultural missionary service. They partner with the Lutheran church in any country of the world in order to enable the sending of their sons and daughters to God s mission fields worldwide, from everywhere to everywhere. From Korea to Norway. From Brazil to Canada. From the United States to Nigeria. Is God calling you to be a missionary? There is a place for you in His harvest fields! GlobalLutheranOutreach.com LUTHERAN CHURCH MISSOURI SYNOD Founded in 1847, the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) is a mission-oriented, Bible-based, confessional Christian denomination, founded on the teachings of Martin Luther. The LCMS has more than 2.1 million members in 6,100+ congregations and 6,000+ pastors. It has two seminaries, 10 colleges and universities, and its congregations operate the largest Protestant parochial school system in America. The church broadcasts the saving message of Jesus Christ over KFUO Radio, and it has relationships and active mission work in nearly 80 countries. In the last three years, the LCMS has awarded more than $15 million through more than 600 domestic and international grants for development and disaster response. The LCMS is in doctrinal fellowship with 35 confessional Lutheran church bodies worldwide. lcms.org LUTHERAN FEDERAL CREDIT UNION Lutheran Federal Credit Union (LFCU) is a nationwide financial institution with banking and lending solutions for all levels of the LCMS. LFCU offers their services and products through all the ways that individuals want to do their banking today; free online banking, free bill pay, free mobile banking with deposit capabilities, debit and credit card controls in real-time, and all the while providing impeccable customer service. Visit their web site today! lutheranfcu.org LUTHERAN HERITAGE FOUNDATION In 2017, the Lutheran Heritage Foundation celebrates 25 years of translating, publishing, distributing and introducing the books of our Lutheran faith for churches, missionaries and individuals around the world. In addition to hymnals, devotions and the Book of Concord, LHF has published Luther s Small Catechism in more than 80 languages and A Child s Garden of Bible Stories in nearly two dozen. LHF s books are given free of charge to the ministries that need them (including immigrant outreach here in the United States and for short-term mission trips). lhfmissions.org LUTHERAN HOUR MINISTRIES Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM) is a trusted expert in global media that equips and engages a vibrant volunteer base to passionately proclaim the Gospel to over 51 million people worldwide each week. LHM works in areas where other organizations are not present and use local missionaries who know the language and culture. lhm.org Page 4 of 5

5 MINISTRY IN MISSION Ministry in Mission (MnM) will provide charitable, religious, humanitarian, educational opportunity and support in the United States and abroad to further the kingdom of Jesus Christ. Currently MnM, a Recognized Service Organization of the LCMS, is working with LCMS Disaster Response in Haiti following the devastating hurricane October, Ministry in Mission coordinates mission trips for local churches and university students that wish to participate in short term mission projects in Haiti. ministryinmission.org RAU IMAGING Rau Imaging is a home-based business located in Wildwood, Missouri, with 25+ years of providing professional photographic imaging, website development, and graphic design services to numerous clients. Rau Imaging is made up of the husband and wife team of Harold and Eva Rau, and Graphic Designer Chris Roth. ALMA has been a Rau Imaging client since rauimaging.com THREE AVOCADOS COFFEE Three Avocados is a non-profit organization formed by a group of Christians after a mission trip to Uganda in January While they are not a mission organization, they do feel God has richly blessed them, and therefore are compelled to help those in need so they may see the light of Christ shine through the organization. Three Avocados was founded in February of 2010 as a creative solution to ending the global water crisis, starting with Uganda. 100% of their net proceeds provide clean water. They aim to provide coffee lovers with a product that enables them to make a 100% socially responsible choice when purchasing coffee. threeavocados.org THRIVENT FINANCIAL When it comes to financial service providers, you have plenty of choices. But while others see money as a goal, Thrivent sees it as a tool for serving God, your family and your community. Their unique approach blends faith, finances and generosity. No matter how much money you have, they offer products, tools and personalized financial guidance to help you feel comfortable and confident with your finances. thrivent.com Exhibits are located outside the general session conference room. OFFICIAL EXHIBIT HOURS: Thursday, January 26, :30-8:30 am (during registration) 10:00-10:15 am (during networking break) 12:15-1:30 pm (during lunch) 3:00-3:15 pm (during networking break) 4:45-6:30 pm (during free time and wine/cheese reception) Friday, January 27, :00-8:00 am (during breakfast & regional caucuses) 9:15-9:30 am (during networking break) 10:30-10:45 am (during networking break) 11:45-1:15 pm (during lunch) Page 5 of 5

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