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A joint statement from LCMS President Harrison and the Chairman of the LCMS Board of Directors about Concordia University Texas

Our Bylaws make clear: All are to carry out responsibilities “in a manner reflecting the highest degree of integrity and honesty consistent with the Scriptures, the Lutheran Confessions, the Constitution, Bylaws, and resolutions of the Synod.”

‘Reporter’ supplement: Hispanic Heritage Month

This bilingual supplement to the October 2022 Reporter highlights Hispanic Heritage Month with four features on the proclamation of the Gospel throughout the Spanish-speaking world.

‘Reporter’ supplement: Pastoral Education — Let’s talk about church work

The Set Apart to Serve initiative is calling on the whole Synod to foster and encourage future LCMS church workers.

Million Dollar Life Match grants awarded

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) is pleased to announce that 37 congregations received grants during Phase 1 of the 1 John 3 Initiative Million Dollar Life Match.

‘Reporter’ supplement: ‘Life Together with President Harrison’ – July 2022

This supplement includes an article from LCMS President Harrison about the dangers facing young people today plus research from LCMS Youth Ministry about how to retain youth in the church and help them thrive as they go through life’s transitions.

Joint letter from LCMS President Harrison and presidents of WELS and ELS to U.S. Attorney General

“The increased violence … against churches, pro-life organizations and pregnancy centers are clearly terrorist attacks: they use violence designed to intimidate in order to achieve political ends.”

LCMS responds to SCOTUS decision on ‘Dobbs v. Jackson’

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod advocates for the value of human life, which is made in the image of God. While we rejoice in this ruling, we also pray for those who are hurting and afraid.

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison addresses SCOTUS decision

Today we rejoice that the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned ‘Roe v. Wade’ and pray that all would treasure and protect life as a gift from God.

Statement from LCMS Life Ministry on the ‘Dobbs v. Jackson’ ruling

Life is precious, and we applaud the action of the U.S. Supreme Court to correct the egregious and mortal error codified in Roe v. Wade.

‘Reporter’ supplement: ‘Life Together with President Harrison’ – April 2022

This supplement features information about the 175th anniversary of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, including a brief history of the LCMS by Rev. Cameron MacKenzie.

‘Reporter’ supplement: ‘Life Together with President Harrison’ – February 2022

This supplement includes an interview with the Rev. Sawyer Meyers, a church re-planter, and a conversation with Bishop Juhana Pohjola of the Evangelical Lutheran Mission Diocese of Finland.

‘Reporter’ supplement: ‘Life Together with President Harrison’ – December 2021

This supplement is the first of a series titled “Life Together with President Harrison.” Additional installments are planned for 2022.

‘Reporter’ supplement: Pastoral Education – Are Pastors Really Necessary?

In a supplement to the September 2021 “Reporter,” LCMS Pastoral Education addresses the question of whether pastors are necessary, introduces the new Church Worker Recruitment Initiative and shows how you support our seminaries through the Synod.

LCMS President Harrison: Finnish Parliament member faithfully confesses amid opposition

Hear from Dr. Päivi Räsänen, a Lutheran member of the Finnish Parliament who is facing prosecution for writing on the Christian view of marriage.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission: ‘Caring for the Homeless with the Theology of the Cross’

The Biblical Charities Continuing Education, which promotes applied mercy-education in connection with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, sponsored a roundtable discussion on “Caring for the Homeless with the Theology of the Cross.”

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Impact of New Sexuality on Christian Ministry’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, the Rev. Dr. Lucas Woodford, president of the LCMS Minnesota South District and associate pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Farmington, Minn., presented a free webinar on “Reaching the Heart of the Refugee Woman.”