September 6, 2013
Contact: Vicki Biggs, 314-996-1236, 314-556-3829 (cell), @theLCMS
Public welcome to attend Divine Service of Installation, festivities
Who: The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president; the six vice-presidents; other officers and newly elected and appointed members of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s (LCMS) boards and commissions.
What: A Divine Service of Installation
When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013
Where: Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Thomas
Concordia Seminary, St. Louis
801 Seminary Place
St. Louis, MO 63105
The officers and board and commission members to be installed were elected to their positions earlier this summer and at the LCMS convention, held July 20-25 in St. Louis. The Rev. Dr. Robert Bugbee, president of Lutheran Church—Canada, will preach at the installation service. International Lutheran church leaders including those representing LCMS church partners in Brazil, Kenya, Lithuania, Nigeria and Russia are expected to attend.
A complimentary lunch and entertainment by George Portz and His Friends of Bluegrass will immediately follow the installation service. LCMS President Harrison, a banjo player, will perform some selections with the band. The service and festivities are open to the public.
About The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is a biblical, confessional, witness-oriented Christian denomination with 2.3 million members – 600,000 households – in 6,200 congregations. Through acts of witness and mercy, the church carries out its mission worldwide to make known the love of Jesus Christ. Learn more at www.lcms.org.