Cheryl Magness

Managing Editor of Reporter

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Cheryl Magness is managing editor of the print and online versions of Reporter, the official newspaper of the LCMS. She has written for a variety of publications, including The Federalist, Touchstone and The Lutheran Witness, and is a contributor to the book He Restores My Soul from Emmanuel Press. She has degrees in English and music and enjoys playing piano and spending time with her family.

Candidates announced for Synod president, vice-presidents

Those named on the ballots are the Synod clergymen who received the most nominations from Synod member congregations and who have agreed to serve, if elected.

Klein to serve as financial educator

Klein joins the Worker Wellness team at Concordia Plan Services.

‘Clarity of the Gospel’: 2023 National Offering to support needed translation work

The 2023-2026 National Offering will support efforts to make selected materials and resources available in other languages so that all may hear the Good News of the Gospel.

Ankerberg installed as CUWAA president

Dr. Erik P. Ankerberg has nearly 15 years of experience in leadership positions at Lutheran institutions of higher education.

CTCR recommends fellowship with Ukraine, issues statement on Large Catechism volume

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Commission on Theology and Church Relations convened in St. Louis Feb. 16–18.

Freeman to direct School Ministry

Dr. Alan Freeman, who previously served as the associate director of School Ministry, replaces Dr. Rebecca Schmidt, who retired in November.

Campus clips: Synod schools showcase super students

Updates from LCMS day schools, universities and seminaries.

From the mission field: Short-term team serves in Puerto Rico

Team members completed maintenance and repair projects and taught English-as-a-Second Language classes.

Official notice: Committee for Convention Nominations

The Committee for Convention Nominations provides slates of candidates for many of the officer, board and commission positions to be filled by the 2023 LCMS convention.

LWML to ‘Celebrate the Lord of the Nations’

The 40th Biennial Convention of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League is set for June 22–25 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee.

LHM float wins award at Rose Parade

The float from Lutheran Hour Ministries — titled “A New Day with Jesus” — was awarded the Tournament of Roses Director Award.

Applications open for 2023 national development grants

The application deadline is Feb. 1.

New CEO for LFCU

Amanda Walker previously served at Lutheran Church Extension Fund.

Campus clips: Philanthropy, technology and a visit from Luther

The monthly “Campus Clips” column includes brief reports from LCMS day schools, universities and seminaries.

From the mission field: Giving thanks for Lutheran Heritage Foundation

In the LCMS Latin America and Caribbean region, LHF has provided more than 110,000 books in Spanish for churches and missions.

National Lutheran Schools Week 2023: ‘Making Disciples for Life’

LCMS School Ministry has developed a variety of resources for use during NLSW.