Ephphatha Lutheran Mission Society is a Recognized Service Organization of the Michigan District, LCMS whose purpose is to establish Lutheran Mission Outreach to the Deaf community and to raise funds in support of these goals. Their vision is to see the lives of Deaf people transformed and impacted through God’s Word.
St. Martin Lutheran School for the Deaf delivers a Christ-centered education to meet the spiritual, academic, and social needs of its students. It provides a bilingual ASL and English environment for grades K-8 and resides within its partner hearing school, Emmanuel Lutheran School in Dearborn.
St. Martin Children Thrive in the Classroom and Lear about Jesus!
St. Martin Music Festival
Bible Story Book/DVD Series List – Click here for the list.
Here is an example of one of the stories contained in the books that are available for a minimal donation.
Click here for Weekly Deaf Worship in ASL at Our Savior Lutheran Church of the Deaf
Click here for Catechism Videos.
Click here for Directory of Deaf Missions.
Click here for the latest Digital Ephphatha Newsletter
- LSB Liturgy/Prayer Translation Playlist
- Deaf Addictions Program in Flint, MI
- Religion Sign Vocabulary Dictionary Playlist
News and Events
Are you looking to start a Deaf Ministry in your congregation?
Rev. Thomas Dunseth
Missionary at Large to the Deaf
Deaconess Diana Rice
Ephphatha Lutheran Mission Society for the Deaf /
St. Martin Lutheran School for the Deaf
Looking for a school for your deaf student?
Rev. Tyler Walworth
Pastor, Our Savior Lutheran Church of the Deaf
St. Martin Lutheran School (K-8)