Wind River Lutheran Mission
We are sorry to inform that the Commission on Mission Services and the Board of Directors of the Wyoming District have made the difficult decision to suspend operations of Wind River Lutheran Mission. We rejoice in God for those on Wind River Reservation whom the Holy Spirit has called by the gospel, enlightened with His gifts of Word and Sacraments, sanctified and kept in the true faith. We give thanks for God’s people with a heart for mission and the gifts and donations that made this work possible. We express deep gratitude to the Pastor-Missionaries and their families for their dedication and sacrifices to bring God’s Word to the people of Wind River. In the last several years, tribal conditions have come unfavorable for Christianity, hindering our efforts to establish stable Christian communities. Covid restrictions further limited our outreach. Despite this, we hold onto hope and pray that God may open doors for future work among the tribal members. We urge those remaining to find solace in the ministries of Bethel Lutheran Church (Lander), Trinity Lutheran Church and School (Riverton), and Mount Calvary Lutheran Church (Dubois). Let us pray for God’s blessings, that His Word may reach the hearts of the Wind River Reservation community through our sister churches. May God lead us always as we remain steadfast in His service.