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Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry

Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry is a movement that engages individuals and communities in transformational partnerships across the globe. Centered in faith and dedicated to service, LPGM is called to action by sharing resources and hope.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 9/26/2011
122 West Franklin Avenue
Suite 319
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Other Names Used LPGM
EIN 41-1818525
Principal Staff Mark Warpmaeker, Executive Director
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 4
General Information
Board Chair Verne Winter
Number of Board Members 14
Board meetings with quorum 5
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 9
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
In the Central African Republic we partner with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Central African Republic through their identified programs and projects that improve the physical and spiritual lives of their constituents. In India we partner with the Arcot Lutheran Church, the India Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Northern Evangelical Lutheran Church through existing ministries of those churches. In Argentina we partner with the Lutheran Church in Argentina and Uruguay by collaborating with the leadership to introduce U.S. congregations to Lutheran congregations in Argentina and Uruguay and encourage the relationships while assisting with logistics of partner projects.
Current Goals
1 - Smoothly transition into our new organizational structure which includes a change in executive and board leadership. 2 - Maintain strong relationships with current partners, both international and domestic. 3 - Engage new partners, both individuals and congregations in life changing global ministry. 4 - Increase the number of individuals sponsoring students. 5 - Continue to connect people to global ministry that makes a difference in the lives of all who are involved.
Community or Constituency Served
Women, children and men through established programs, projects and ministries of our global partners primarily in institutions of education, hospitals and clinics, women's organizations, and churches.
Geographic Area Served
Argentina, the Central African Republic, India and the U.S.A.
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $533,399 84.6%
Management: $67,321 10.7%
Fundraising: $29,651 4.7%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2012 2011 2010
End of Year: $1,328,293 $475,228 $506,612
Beginning of Year $475,228 $506,612 $18,526
Difference $853,065 ($31,384) $488,086
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $1,328,293
Based on information provided on 2010 to 2012
From the Charity Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry is pleased to receive a "thumbs up" from the Charities Review Council. The LPGM Board of Directors and staff are committed to maintaining the Accountability Standards today and the future.
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