Concordia Chicago programming team takes top honors

The team of three undergraduate students at Concordia University Chicago ranks first in Chicago in the programming competition of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

COP addresses convention, call-list ‘best practices’

They are among a variety of matters covered at the Nov. 16-19 meeting of the LCMS Council of Presidents, which ended in a joint session with the Synod’s Board of Directors.

100th birthday celebration includes Walther endowment gift

The family of Edna Marie Wolf, great-granddaughter of the Synod’s first president, makes a contribution to maintain and preserve the Walther Mausoleum in St. Louis.

Lutheran Federal Credit Union … for LCMS to call its own

“This is a credit union for today’s times,” says Tom Buuck, LFCU’s president and CEO, as he lays out its features and benefits.

Youth Ministry reaches funding goal to feed 500,000

The meals will be packaged by participants at the 2016 Youth Gathering in New Orleans.

Synod debuts new mission-project catalog

The online catalog provides information about specific national and international mission projects open to receiving special gifts and offerings.

Symposia Series set for Jan. 19-22 in Fort Wayne

The Reformation will be the focus of Concordia Theological Seminary’s annual symposia on exegetical and confessional theology.

Pre-Lenten Workshop for pastors set for Jan. 15

The Rev. Dr. Reed Lessing will lead the workshop on the Book of Job at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Sudanese church leader visits LCMS International Center

Bishop Elijah Arok relays his Anglican church body’s interest in gaining a rich and full knowledge of Lutheran theology and one day becoming a Lutheran church body.

LCMS, WELS, ELS release report on years of informal discussion

Leaders of the three confessional Lutheran synods began meeting informally in 2012.

Report on the 2012-15 Meetings of ELS, LCMS, and WELS Leaders

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod and the Evangelical Lutheran Synod have released a report on informal dialogue between the synods that began in 2012.

LEA launches campaign to benefit future teachers

Lutheran Education Association aims to bring as many as 100 future Lutheran schoolteachers to its 2016 convocation in Grand Rapids, Mich.

End-of-year gifts ‘mightily bless’ Synod ministries

And there are a variety of ways you can contribute: by mail, in person, over the phone and online.

Historical Institute presents awards to authors

The Awards Committee of Concordia Historical Institute presents 17 “Awards of Commendation” for works published in 2014.

Audio: Rev. Day Discusses LCMS Dissolving Memorandum of Understanding with BSA

The Rev. Bart Day, executive director of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Office of National Mission, recently discussed the formal dissolution of the Memorandum of Understanding between the LCMS and the Boy Scouts of America.

Movie review: ‘Spotlight’

The film — about child abuse in the Roman Catholic Church — is a movie of substance that is worth watching, even if it’s painful.