Call for nominations/applicants: Associate Executive Director, CTCR

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) announces an opening for the position of associate executive director, Commission on Theology and Church Relations, housed at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.

Registration open for 2020 Servant Events

Nearly 70 Servant Events will be hosted by various LCMS congregations, camps and service organizations from May through August.

LCEF looks to ‘Ignite Creativity’ in church and life

During the 2019 Lutheran Church Extension Fund Leadership Conference, speakers from a wide range of disciplines shared ideas for sparking creativity and innovation within the church, in work and in life.

Missing Venezuelan pastor found murdered

The Rev. Luis Coronado disappeared on Dec. 14 while taking public transportation to visit members of his congregation.

Campus clips – Faculty honors, new programs

News from LCMS colleges and universities.

December ‘Witness’: Reason to rejoice

Read the December ‘Lutheran Witness’ to learn more about the hymnody, poetry and decorations through which Christ is displayed for this world.

Bethesda job coaches offer employment advocacy, support

By working with people with disabilities alongside their families, communities and employers, Bethesda aims to raise the percentage of individuals with disabilities in the workforce and make the case to employers for accommodating and hiring employees with disabilities.

CPH releases two-volume companion to LSB

The volumes contain stories, theological commentary and historical background for all of the hymns in ‘Lutheran Service Book.’

Congregational Anniversaries (December 2019)

Announcements featuring special church anniversaries

In Memoriam (December 2019)

Obituaries for ordained and commissioned ministers

Prayerfully consider an end-of-year ‘Together as Synod’ gift

A “Together as Synod,” or undesignated, gift enhances domestic and international efforts to witness and show mercy to others, and to live life together as children of God.

Call for nominations: President, Concordia University, Nebraska

Concordia University, Nebraska, Seward, Neb., seeks nominations for the position of president. Nominations are due by Jan. 31.

Positions (Dec. 2019)

Positions are available with the Concordia University System.

Official notice: Requests for reinstatement (Dec. 2019)

A listing of those who have applied or been approved for reinstatement to LCMS rosters.

Official notice: Colloquies (Dec. 2019)

A listing of those who have completed — or submitted applications for — teacher or pastor colloquies in the Synod.

Official notice: LCMS districts (Dec. 2019)

Updates from LCMS districts.