Mission Programs of Scobey Lutheran
P O Box 927 202 Timmons Scobey, Montana 406-487-2652
Scobey Lutheran is a member of the LCMC Church family. It is their policy to allow the various churches to select where they want their benevolence to go. In 2015 Scobey Lutheran gave to our local food bank and ministerial association in our community and in the state to the Montana Rescue Mission and the Lutheran Center in Billings. Money was sent to the LCMC Association and Institute of Theology as well as Epping Bible Camp. We have continued to support Lutheran World Relief, Friends of Madagascar Mission and Bradn Buerkle, a missionary in Russia. You can read more about the missions we support below.
Friends of Madagascar Mission
Madagascar is one of the ten poorest nations in the world, suffers from natural disasters and political instability. The people of this nation live in extreme poverty. The Friends of Madagascar Mission (FOMM) have the resources to help the Malagasy Lutheran Church provide help for the people with food, medical care and a message of HOPE.
The FOMM has recruited 25 Malagasy evangelists in 2013. They work to get the Gospel to the people by teaching, preaching and witnessing. There is a prison ministry and FOMM has provided food for the people. They are currently raising funds to purchase a satellite for communication.
Rev. David Lerseth is president of this mission. Rev. Lerseth was an intern at Scobey Lutheran in the late 60's. The board of directors includes Lutheran pastors and laypersons. If you wish to contribute to their mission you may find them at www.MadagascarMission.org.
Their address is
Friends of Madagascar Mission (FOMM)
P O Box 46381
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Local Food Bank
Through the generosity of local people and a food drive sponsored by Scobey School the food bank is generally well stocked. It is available to anyone in the community who has a need.
If you wish to donate items or money to the food bank or if you have need of items or you know of someone who does please contact Laura Buer at
During 2014 Scobey Lutheran Church has sent over $2000 to Lutheran World Relief specifically for World Hunger. This money came from $1 to $5 donations collected at the Lenten Soup and Bread meals and the Sunday morning Coffee Fellowship as well as specific designated money from members of our congregation. You can see how this money is helping people around the world by visiting lwr.org/Daisy.
Lutheran World Relief
Scobey Lutheran Church has contributed to Lutheran World Relief for decades. The ladies of our "Love Room" have made hundreds of quilts each winter that are shipped wherever they are needed. In the past they have also put school kits together for use in other countries. Currently LWR is using their resources to help the unaccompanied children arriving at the southern borders of the United States. They are also sending people and funds to help with the ebola outbreak in West Africa and sending quilts to Gaza to give comfort and act as bedding for those affected by the bombings.