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Christian Friends of New Americans

CFNA partners with local Lutheran congregations, schools, and individuals to offer a range of programs and services for New Americans.

Concordia Publishing House
Concordia Publishing House is the publisher of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) dedicated to spreading the Gospel message of Jesus Christ.

Concordia Seminary - St. Louis
Concordia Seminary serves Church and world by providing theological education and leadership centered in the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ for the formation of pastors, missionaries, and leaders in the name of The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod.

Family Shield Ministries
Family Shield Ministries works to educate and equip people, through the power of the Gospel, to know Christ, grow in His Word, and strengthen individuals and families through a weekly radio program, seminars, workshops, and additional resources. 

Grace Place Lutheran Wellness Ministries
Grace Place offers preventative wellness skills, attitudes and resources to Lutheran professional church workers and their families, so they can carry forth the Gospel message of salvation in Christ, and live and serve His people abundantly in body, mind, and spirit. The agency is a wellness program, keeping church workers healthy.

Humanitri was formed in 2006 when Lutheran Ministries Association, Friend of Moms and Good Samaritan Service Center for the Homeless merged. Humanitri helps families in need reach their fullest potential through the provision of transitional housing, youth parenting education, and chaplaincy and support services for St. Louis City and County jail residents and their families.

International Student Ministries
International Student Ministries helps connect international students and their family members with St. Louis residents who are looking forward to their friendship and provides ways for international students to feel at home in St. Louis through a variety of free programs. 

One of the oldest radio stations in the country, KFUO operates at 850 AM during daylight hours and features "talk", contemporary Christian music, Bible study, and syndicated features.

Lutheran Association for Special Education
Lutheran Association for Special Education (LASE) partners with St. Louis Metro Area Lutheran schools to provide special education and related services to children with special learning needs in the context of a caring Christian environment. Support services are available to children in Lutheran elementary schools through Resource Services, Educational Resource Consultant Services, and Speech-Language Therapy.

Lutheran Campus Ministry - St. Louis
Lutheran Campus Ministry - St. Louis helps students build an honest community during their college years and offers weekly events for undergraduate and graduate students.

Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois
Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois was developed out of the activities of several organizations dedicated to serving children. Current services include counseling, adoption, foster care and residential care.

The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod
In grateful response to God's grace and empowered by the Holy Spirit through Word and Sacraments, the mission of The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod is vigorously to make known the love of Christ by word and deed within our churches, communities, and the world.

Lutheran Elementary School Association
The Lutheran Elementary School Association (LESA) is a consortium of 34 Lutheran elementary schools in the metropolitan St. Louis area, serving nearly 7,000 students and their families. LESA’s affiliate membership includes four Lutheran high schools and five education-related agencies. Their mission is to be a Christ-centered resource to those who teach and those who learn in Lutheran elementary schools in the St. Louis Metropolitan area.

Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri
Lutheran Family and Children’s Services of Missouri specializes in providing aid for families, children and individuals by providing adoption, counseling, education, and resources to assist with physical and emotional needs.

Lutheran High School Association
LHSA, with its member congregations, provides college-preparatory Christian education and nurtures a strong community of Christian leaders. The two college-prep high schools, Lutheran North and Lutheran South, educate one thousand students a year, continuing a rich tradition of quality Christian education.

Lutheran High School of St. Charles County
Lutheran High School of St. Charles County is a Christian college-prep high school owned and operated by an association of eight congregations of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. The school opened with 17 students in the fall of 1982 and today provides quality Christian education for 300+ youth in St. Charles County and beyond.

Lutheran Hour Ministries
Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM) is a global media and congregational outreach ministry supporting churches worldwide in its mission of Bringing Christ to the Nations–and the Nations to the Church.

Lutheran Senior Services
Lutheran Senior Services offers Retirement Living, Independent Living, Licensed Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, Home Health/Private Duty, Outreach Programs, Affordable Housing, and Hospice as options to older adults in the metro-St. Louis area.

Lutheran Services in America
Lutheran Services in America is an alliance of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and their 300 human service organizations.

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
Lutheran social Services of Illinois works to bring healing, justice, and wholeness to people and communities through a wide-range of services including behavioral health, adoption, counseling, prisoner and family services, and senior housing services.

Metro-East Lutheran High School
The purpose of Metro-East Lutheran High School is to provide a quality, Christ-centered education in an environment that enables students to find identity, meaning, purpose and power to live out their varying roles as the people of God in a complex, changing society.

The Missouri District of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
The Missouri District’s mission is to serve, to encourage, and to empower congregations to fulfill the Great Commission and to promote unity of the true faith.


Philanthropic Links

The Center for Effective Philanthropy

The Center for Effective Philanthropy provides data for grantmakers so that they may better define, assess, and improve their effectiveness, thereby, achieving their intended impact.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The Newspaper of the Nonprofit World.

Council on Foundations
A member organization serving the public good by promoting and enhancing responsible and effective philanthropy.

The Foundation Center
The Foundation Center's mission is to strengthen the nonprofit sector by advancing knowledge about U.S. philanthropy.

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

A coalition of grantmakers committed to building strong and effective nonprofit organizations.

Grantmakers in Health
(GIH) is a nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to helping foundations and corporate giving programs improve the nation's health.

Gateway Center for Giving
Gateway Center for Giving (formerly the Metropolitan Association for Philanthropy) is the regional association of grantmakers serving the St. Louis area.

GuideStar is a national database of nonprofit organizations.

Independent Sector
Independent Sector is the leadership forum for charities, foundations, and corporate giving programs committed to advancing the common good in America and around the world.