Russian partner churches together make history

The bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ingria in Russia and the Siberian Evangelical Lutheran Church lead worship and celebrate the Lord’s Supper together for the first time.

Winning ‘Free to be Faithful’ college essays available

Four winning essays present ways in which Lutherans can remain faithful on campus, despite the pressures of academia, peers and the culture.

The LCMS is joining Giving Tuesday

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is joining Giving Tuesday and asking people around the world to make a difference through charitable giving on a single day, Dec. 1.

2016 ‘National Lutheran Schools Week’ resources ready

The free materials for the Jan. 24-30 observance include a resource manual, a new hymn, a bulletin insert and a proclamation.

Symposium to focus on 21st-century confirmation issues

Registration is open for Youth Ministry 2016 — sponsored by LCMS Youth Ministry and set for Jan. 14-16 in St. Charles, Mo.

Hymn suggestions for Series C — 2015-16

The following hymn suggestions are offered for Series C during 2015-16.

Photo essay: Well Done!

Two new wells in Malawi, Africa, are made possible by some $24,000 in LCMS grants.

Supreme Court agrees to tackle abortion-pill mandate’s ‘accommodation’

The mandate forces employers, regardless of their religious or moral convictions, to provide health plans that create access to abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization, and contraception under threat of heavy penalties.

Notice of Tenure (November 2015)

The Board of Regents of Concordia University Chicago gives notice of intent to grant tenure.

January events give Lutherans opportunity to stand up for life

The four events in Chicago, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., offer opportunities to uphold the sanctity of human life.

LBT dedicates new offices in Concordia, Mo.

Lutheran Bible Translators relocates to the campus of Saint Paul Lutheran High School.

Wulf relates Synod finances to understanding of community

Being good stewards is not only about managing individual resources, but also about taking care of the community, he says.

New Lutheran home-school resource available

“Eternal Treasures: Teaching Your Child at Home” covers the how-tos of home schooling from a Lutheran perspective.

Stanley to discuss religious freedom, Lutheran schools

Alliance Defending Freedom’s Erik Stanley discusses religious freedom as it applies to Lutheran schools and students Nov. 18 on “”

In Memoriam (November 2015)

Obituaries for ordained and commissioned ministers

Congregation Anniversaries (November 2015)

Announcements featuring special church anniversaries.