BNM business includes church worker recruitment, COVID-19, race

On Oct. 15, the LCMS Board for National Mission met for a full-day meeting via Zoom.  

Browning recognized as 2020 National Distinguished Principal

Scott D. Browning, principal of St. Paul Lutheran School in Fort Worth, Texas, was selected by the National Association of Elementary School Principals.

LCMS Stewardship Ministry: Newsletter article and bulletin blurbs – January 2021

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin blurbs and newsletter articles each month to use in church publications.

‘Together as Synod’ gift an opportunity to serve ‘big picture’ mission

As 2020 comes to an end, supporters of the LCMS who are prayerfully considering making a year-end gift are encouraged to give a “Together as Synod” gift.

Positions (Dec. 2020)

A position is available at Concordia University Texas, Austin, Texas.

Official notice: Requests for reinstatement (Dec. 2020)

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

Official notice: Colloquies (Dec. 2020)

A listing of those who have completed or submitted applications for LCMS colloquies.

Official notice: LCMS districts (Dec. 2020)

Updates from LCMS districts.

Items wanted, available (Dec. 2020)

Available this month are linens, paraments, communionware, hymnals and church software.

In Memoriam (December 2020)

Obituaries for ordained and commissioned ministers

Congregational Anniversaries (December 2020)

Announcements featuring special church anniversaries.

Obituary: Rev. Paul Timothy McCain, publisher and executive editor, Concordia Publishing House

The Rev. Paul Timothy McCain, publisher and executive editor at Concordia Publishing House, died on Nov. 25 at the age of 58.

LCMS Stewardship Ministry: November 2020 ‘StewardCAST’ newsletter

LCMS Stewardship Ministry addresses the importance of utilizing opportunities to teach stewardship year-round.

Photo essay: Hurricane Sally: A sprint becomes a marathon

The initial assessment of Hurricane Sally’s damage revealed that 19 congregations in Alabama and Florida were affected. The storm impacted the entire community, including schools, the district camp and members’ homes.

Life Together News Digest – November 2020

November edition features information on 2021 life marches, closed Communion, worship resources for Advent/Christmas, and other resources.

Hybrid MDFL conference builds on past and moves forward

A ‘Making Disciples for Life’ conference was held in conjunction with an LCMS Minnesota South District pastors conference in October.