Ministries We Support

DOW Mission Statement: Reaching, Teaching, and Living among our Muslim neighbors
and making disciples of the Cross from All Nations.  Learn more at:





LWML - The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) is the official women’s auxiliary of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. For 75 years, 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.  Learn more at:



Wagner Ministry  Missionaries Josh and Ruthie Wagner share a common heart and love for people, and for seeing God worshiped among the nations.   Josh has been working as Scripture Engagement Advisor and Ruthie as Translation Advisor among the Themne people in Sierra Leone.   Learn more at

Wycliffe Bible Translators -  For more than 70 years, Wycliffe has helped people around the world translate the Bible into their own languages. They also help with language development, literacy and other spiritual and physical needs. 

Cross of Christ Lutheran Church supports Wycliffe Bible Translators and SIL International through Marshall and Vanice Schlutz. As Chaplain, Marshall serves Wycliffe Bible Translators and SIL International, who has approximately 500 missionaries on campus at any given time.

Marshall's duties include leading Chapel as well as devotionals for many of the international meetings, Bible studies, counseling one on one, hospital visits, providing staff and individual retreats and managing a staff of five.

Vanice, with her administrative skills, assists in every possible way for both Wycliffe International and SIL International by providing care, direction and assistance to those who are serving world wide. In addition to those skills, she provides hospitality for those who are coming for meetings, etc.  Learn more at