The Lutheran Mission in Africa—Synod of a Thousand Hills is a young Lutheran church body that began in Rwanda about six years ago.
If signed into law, the bill would have a significant and wide-ranging impact on Christian churches, schools, institutions and individuals.
The fact sheet, titled “The LCMS and COVID-19 Vaccines: Facts and Considerations,” was first released in January.
Photo essay: Sent to Serve—National Lutheran Schools Week 2021. An oft-repeated theme of 2020 was “together apart”: finding strength in shared experience even while being physically distant.
On April 18, the Synod will commemorate the 500th anniversary of Luther’s historic speech at the Diet of Worms by observing “Here I Stand” Sunday,
Written by the Rev. Dr. James Baneck, executive director of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education, the paper notes the lifelong character of pastoral formation:
Beginning in Fall 2021, full-time students at Concordia University, St. Paul (CSP), St. Paul, Minn., who pursue a course of study leading to a degree in church work will pay no more than $6,000 in tuition each academic year.
The measure was approved by over 90%, with more than 60% of the Synod’s congregations participating in the vote.
The Rev. Dr. Thomas J. Egger, Gustav and Sophie Butterbach Professor of Exegetical Theology and chairman of the Department of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis (CSL), has been called to serve as the 11th president in CSL’s 182-year history.
Dr. Bernard D. Bull, who currently serves as president of Goddard College in Plainfield, Vt., will begin his tenure at CUNE in August.
The conference, set for March 19–20, will include both live sessions and on-demand videos, as well as the opportunity to engage with speakers through question-and-answer sessions.
On Jan. 28, Concordia College New York (CCNY), Bronxville, N.Y., and Iona College, New Rochelle, N.Y., issued a joint press release detailing the closure of CCNY in the fall of 2021.