Resource provides guidance for triennial emphasis

The resource was developed by the LCMS Boards for National and International Mission, who were charged by the 2019 convention with providing a “joint report … offering ideas and guidance for proposing triennial mission and ministry emphases to the national convention.”

November ‘Witness’: Medicine for the soul

The November issue takes up the discussion of the Lord’s Supper, fellowship and closed Communion.

Laborers For Christ to cease operations in June

The decision comes after an extensive, 18-month review of the LFC program that “revealed a number of critical issues impacting LFC operations.”

Obituary: Rev. Dr. David G. Schmiel, former president of CTSFW

The Rev. Dr. David G. Schmiel, who served as the 15th president of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, died on Nov. 3 at the age of 88.

LCMS Worship: Advent/Christmas resources for congregations

New Advent/Christmas resources help congregations reach out to their communities and plan their Advent midweek services.

Pandemic communion practice focus of COP meeting

At its September meeting, the group considered the continuing impact of the coronavirus across the church while looking ahead to what will happen when the pandemic subsides and the country fully reopens.

COVID-19: Resources from DOXOLOGY

DOXOLOGY, an LCMS Recognized Service Organization, offers resources for pastors and congregations. Their goal is to support faithful pastors in their vital service to the dear souls committed to their care.

LCMS Worship: Brief Advent Table Devotions — 2020

LCMS Worship suggests the following Advent devotions for use at home. Family members may take turns reading the prophecy for each day from Nov. 29 to Christmas Eve.

Official notice: Statement of ownership, management and circulation

A statement of ownership, management and circulation for Reporter, the official newspaper of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Official notice: LCMS salary information (Nov. 2020)

Salaries of LCMS officers are published here.

Official notice: LCMS colleges and universities

A notice about the nondiscrimination policy at LCMS colleges and universities.

Position announcement: Head of School, Concordia International School Hanoi

Concordia International School Hanoi announces an opening for the position of head of school, to be located in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Positions (Nov. 2020)

Positions are available with the Concordia University System.

Position announcement: Executive director, Ongoing Ambassadors for Christ 

Ongoing Ambassadors for Christ, an LCMS Recognized Service Organization, is taking applications for a full-time executive director.

Official notice: Colloquies (Nov. 2020)

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

Official notice: Requests for reinstatement (Nov. 2020)

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