‘Church in a messy world’: BOD looks back on pandemic year

The LCMS Board of Directors met Aug. 26 in St. Louis.

Harrison letter offers counsel and resources on COVID-19 vaccine

The letter was sent to the rostered workers, congregations and Recognized Service Organizations of the Synod.

October ‘Witness’: A Book of Concord toolkit

The October issue of The Lutheran Witness offers a “Reader’s Guide to the Book of Concord, in honor of Paul McCain.”

Campus clips — Health in the spotlight

News from LCMS universities and seminaries.

‘A real hunger’: Opportunities abound for LCMS Hispanic ministry

This article is the last in a series celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.

Stained glass from IC on display at art museum

The exhibit, “Art Along the Rivers: A Bicentennial Celebration,” highlights artwork of the last thousand years from the greater St. Louis area.

Service of Thanksgiving recognizes missionaries

The chapel service recognized nine new missionary families and honored eight missionary families who recently ended their service.

Strand retires after 40 years of Synod service

David Strand has served as executive director of LCMS Communications since 2006.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Q&A with the Rev. Zabdi Lopez

The Rev. Zabdi Lopez discusses bilingual ministry in Woodburn, Ore.

Personal remarks from President Harrison about COVID and vaccines

“We must obey God rather than men” (Acts 5:29). I aim to resist this increasing encroachment wherever and whenever I can.

Update from LCMS President Harrison about vaccine mandate

Please study this collection of resources, which provides a summary of what we know about the COVID-19 vaccines, their relation to the issue of abortion, and what we can (and cannot) say about these matters from the Synod’s perspective.

Celebrate Church Worker Appreciation Month in October

Congregations and school communities are encouraged to use the month of October to demonstrate appreciation not only for their pastors, but for all workers in the parish and school

Official notice: Statement of ownership, management and circulation (Oct. 2021)

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

RSO update (Oct. 2021)

A listing of new LCMS Recognized Service Organizations (RSOs), those whose RSO status has been renewed and those whose RSO status has been removed.

Official notice: LCMS seminaries (Oct. 2021)

A notice about the nondiscrimination policy at LCMS seminaries.

Official notice: LCMS colleges and universities (Oct. 2021)

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