The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) with a membership of nearly 250,000 is the official women’s auxiliary of the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. The LWML focuses on affirming each woman in her relationship with Christ to enable her to be in ministry among the people of the world. For 60 years, the organization has been encouraging and equipping women to live out their Christian lives in active mission ministries and to financially support global mission grants.