Quality, Christian focus push CUS enrollment to 23,318

By Paula Schlueter Ross With a total of 23,318 students enrolled in graduate and undergraduate classes this fall, the Synod’s 10 Concordia University System schools nationwide have set — for the seventh consecutive year — another enrollment record. This fall’s…

Wheat Ridge announces sabbatical grants

Wheat Ridge Ministries, based in Itasca, Ill., is offering financial assistance to Lutheran congregations that provide sabbatical leaves for their pastors and other full-time professional church workers. Any Lutheran congregation developing a plan for sabbaticals that falls within Wheat Ridge…

Campbell retires from Black ministry post

Dr. Phillip A. Campbell, who has served the Synod’s Board for Black Ministry Services for 16 years, most recently as its executive director, retired Nov. 1. Longtime LCMS Black ministry leader Dr. Frazier N. Odom of St. Louis began serving…

Life Ministries, LFL offer 'Life Sunday' materials

LCMS Life Ministries and Lutherans For Life both are offering resources designed to help congregations observe “Life Sunday” on Jan. 18 or an alternate date. Life Ministries, a program area of LCMS World Relief and Human Care (WR-HC), is providing…

Seminary to sponsor choir workshop

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will offer its 17th Annual Schola Cantorum: An Adult Choir Member Workshop on Saturday, Jan. 24, on its campus.  The daylong workshop will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Schola Cantorum is open…

Lutheran leaders discuss disaster-response work

By John R. Brooks CHICAGO — The Committee on Lutheran Cooperation (CLC), consisting of leaders of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS), engaged in a discussion Nov. 4 about their collaborative work in responding…

Call for Nominations: Executive Director, Black Ministry

The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod seeks nominations for the position of executive director, Board for Black Ministry Services.  The executive director: coordinates and promotes the program of Synod’s ministry to Blacks in judicatories of the Synod at national, district, and local…

Positions (December)

The following institutions of the Concordia University System (CUS) are seeking candidates for positions described below: Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill., seeks to fill the following faculty positions: teacher education (two); political science, social work. Concordia University, Irvine, Calif.,…

Items wanted, available (December)

Note: Reporter cannot accept notices about items offered for sale or that people wish to purchase.  Items described as “Wanted” or “Available” are sought or may be obtained for shipping costs only. Wanted We the Jury, a Lenten drama series…

Request for Reinstatements (December)

DOUGLAS G. MOFFATT, Maricopa, Ariz., has applied for reinstatement to the Minister of Religion-Ordained roster of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. LISA BARTELL, Wilton, Iowa, and CARLA J. TRAUNUM, Olympia, Wash., have applied for reinstatement to the Minister of Religion-Commissioned roster…

'Reporter' still gets letters

Although there is no “Letters to the Editor” column in this month’s Reporter, don’t assume it’s because we didn’t receive any letters in the past month.  That hardly ever is the case. If you’ve written a letter that doesn’t appear…

Official Notice — CPH Audit

The audit of the Concordia Publishing House has been completed and is available by contacting directly: Concordia Publishing House3558 S. Jefferson Ave.St. Louis, MO 63118-3968314-268-1000 Posted Nov. 21, 2008 Return to Top

Official Notice — District Audits

The audits and summary budgets of the Synod’s 35 districts have been completed and are available upon written request. Write or contact your district office directly. The address of each district is published in the Lutheran Annual. Posted Nov. 21,…

Call for Nominations: CISH Head of School

The LCMS Board for Mission Services, LCMS World Mission Asia Management Team, and the Hanoi School Asia Advisory Board of Concordia International School — Hanoi (CISH) requests nominations for head of school, to be taken up on or before July…

Official Notice — LCMS Audit

The audit for the year ended June 30, 2008, and the program budget summary for fiscal year 2008-09 of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod have been completed and are available upon written request. Requests for the audited financial statements and program…

Fort Wayne sem announces symposia

Concordia Theological Seminary will present its annual symposia on exegetical and confessional theology Jan. 20-23 on its campus in Fort Wayne, Ind. The four-day symposia includes: the 24th Annual Symposium on Exegetical Theology, Jan. 20-21, which will discuss “The Coherence…