Concordia universities to host church work days

Set Apart to Serve is partnering with the Concordia University System on a series of campus church work days in 2024.

BOD welcomes new members, elects Preus chairman

The BOD held its first meeting of the new triennium Sept. 14–15 in St. Louis.

Items wanted, available (Nov. 2023)

Wanted items this month include Bibles. Available items include paraments and organ shoes.

Official notice: LCMS districts (Nov. 2023)

Updates from LCMS districts.

Official notice: Requests for reinstatement (Nov. 2023)

A listing of those who have applied or been approved for reinstatement to the ordained or commissioned roster of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Official notice: Colloquies (Nov. 2023)

A listing of those who have completed or submitted applications for colloquy in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Positions (Nov. 2023)

Positions are available with the Concordia University System.

Official notice: LCMS salary information (Nov. 2023)

Salaries of LCMS officers are published here.

In Memoriam (November 2023)

Obituaries for ordained and commissioned ministers.

Congregational Anniversaries (November 2023)

Announcements featuring special church anniversaries.

Resources teach about life in the womb

The resources, developed by LCMS Life Ministry, utilize age-appropriate content and activities to teach about God’s development of a child in the womb from conception to birth.

Rast to retire as seminary president

The Rev. Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. will retire as president of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, following the completion of the 2023–2024 academic year.

Call for nominations: President, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne

The Board of Regents of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne (CTSFW) seeks nominations for the position of CTSFW president.

Youth Ministry unveils 2025 Gathering theme

The 2025 Youth Gathering is set for July 19–23, 2025, in New Orleans.

Bible camp curriculum shares Jesus abroad and at home

The curriculum, titled “Jesus Frees Us,” uses Old Testament stories to show how Jesus frees His people and how they can respond in love.

Mission boards meet in St. Louis

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Boards for National Mission and International Mission held their first meetings of the triennium in September.