Readers answer call to write for LW

The November issue includes such topics as advice from Martin Luther on how to comfort those who mourn and guidance from C.F.W. Walther on the relationship between church and state.

CTCR report addresses marriage and the state

The report follows several requests, in recent years, for the CTCR to address the question of whether or to what extent LCMS clergy should continue to serve as agents of the state in officiating marriages and signing civil marriage licenses.

From the mission field – Dicke teaches on music and worship

Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.

Campus clips – Special events feature art, history, film, theology

News from LCMS universities and seminaries.

Congregational Anniversaries (November 2021)

Announcements featuring special church anniversaries.

In Memoriam (November 2021)

Obituaries for ordained and commissioned ministers

Council addresses online communion

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Council of Presidents met Sept. 7–11 in St. Louis.

Official notice: LCMS salary information (Nov. 2021)

Salaries of LCMS officers are published here.

Positions (Nov. 2021)

Positions are available with the Concordia University System.

Official notice: Colloquies (Nov. 2021)

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

Official notice: Requests for reinstatement (Nov. 2021)

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

Official notice: LCMS districts (Nov. 2021)

Updates from LCMS districts.

Items wanted, available (Nov. 2021)

A variety of items are wanted and available this month.

Provost, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, invites applications for the position of seminary provost.

Mission board gets uplifting overseas reports

The LCMS Board for International Mission met Sept. 23 and 24 in St. Louis.

‘Set Apart to Serve’: Church Worker Recruitment Initiative gets new name

Resolution 6-01, “To Support and Participate in the Comprehensive Church Worker Recruitment Initiative,” was adopted by the LCMS convention in 2019.