Student loan relief offered for Synod workers

MinistryFOCUS, a Recognized Service Organization of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), provides student loan relief to LCMS workers.

Town hall highlights resource hub

The Set Apart to Serve resource hub is a collection of materials curated for parents, church workers and laity to use when speaking to youth about a vocation in the church.

Specialized Care expands endorsement options

Specialized Spiritual Care Ministry supports church workers serving in specialized settings such as hospitals, prisons or senior living communities.

‘To the ends of the earth’: Pastors needed in Asia

The Rev. Dr. James A. Baneck, executive director of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education, recently visited Singapore, Vietnam and Taiwan.

‘The Lord is near’: Maui fire recovery continues

The Maui response exemplifies the Synod working together to help a Lutheran church and school be the light of Christ in their community.

December ‘Witness’: The gift of children

The December issue of The Lutheran Witness considers how children bless us and how we might bless them.

Items wanted, available (Dec. 2023)

There are a variety of items wanted and available this month.

Official notice: LCMS districts (Dec. 2023)

Updates from LCMS districts.

Official notice: Requests for reinstatement (Dec. 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 (Dec. 2023)

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

Operations manager, LCMS Youth Ministry

The position is based at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.

Summer internships at Concordia Plans

Interns will work full time at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis from June 3 through Aug. 2. 

In Memoriam (December 2023)

Obituaries for ordained and commissioned ministers.

Congregational Anniversaries (December 2023)

Announcements featuring special church anniversaries.

‘Together as Synod’ gifts support areas of greatest opportunity

Undesignated “Together as Synod” gifts are both flexible and cost-effective, supporting whatever is the greatest mission and ministry opportunity at the time the gift is received.

Campus clips: Celebrating scholars of all ages

Updates from LCMS day schools, universities and seminaries.