New PALS resource especially for pastors’ wives

The resource, titled “Faith to Follow: Transition from the Call to the Church,” was written by Kate Meadows, a second-year pastor’s wife in South Dakota.

COP navigates ongoing impact of COVID-19

The LCMS Council of Presidents conducted its fourth meeting of 2020 (its third via Zoom video conference) on Nov. 16–18, with discussion of the pandemic’s impact on the church dominating the meeting.

BOD covers much ground in wide-ranging meeting

The Synod’s Board of Directors met via Zoom on Nov. 19.

LCMS Servant Events planned for 2021

After a summer interrupted by COVID-19 cancellations, LCMS Servant Event hosts are optimistically planning their events again for Summer 2021. 

National Lutheran Schools Week to reflect on challenges and growth

National Lutheran Schools Week will take place Jan. 24–30 under the theme “Sent to Serve.”

January ‘Witness’: Living a chaste and decent life

Chastity is not simply about “waiting for marriage,” but about the entire life of the believer.

Official notice: 2022 convention reports and overtures

The deadline for the submission of reports and overtures to the 2022 convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is March 5, 2022.

Official notice: 2023 convention nominations

Synod Bylaw provisions require the Secretary of the Synod to solicit on behalf of the Committee for Convention Nominations (CCN) nominees for the various positions for which the committee must provide slates of candidates for convention elections. General solicitation for such names is to begin 18 months prior to conventions of the Synod.

Official notice: Audits and summary budgets (Jan. 2021)

Audits and summary budgets are available for the LCMS, LCEF, the LCMS Foundation, all 35 LCMS districts and Concordia Publishing House.

Positions (Jan. 2021)

Positions are available with the Concordia University System and Hong Kong International School.

Official notice: Colloquies (Jan. 2021)

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

Official notice: Requests for reinstatement (Jan. 2021)

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

Official notice: LCMS districts (Jan. 2021)

Updates from LCMS districts.

Items wanted, available (Jan. 2021)

Wanted this month is an accompaniment edition for Hymnal Supplement ’98.