From July 27 to 30, more than 240 people, including 63 children, gathered at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mobile, Ala., under the theme “Empowering the Next Generation.”
On May 27, three pastors and 12 deaconesses graduated from Concordia the Reformer Seminary and Mercy Center in Palmar Arriba, Dominican Republic.
The budget includes total revenue of just over $82 million and total spending of $81.4 million.
On March 30, the Helsinki District Court in Finland issued its decision to acquit both the Rev. Dr. Juhana Pohjola and Dr. Päivi Räsänen.
The LCMS Office of International Mission continues to work with the Rev. Serge Maschewski, bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ukraine, to offer assistance where it is needed.
The actions of a Lutheran in Romania bear witness to the love of God in Christ Jesus.
The LCMS Office of International Mission is currently working with five partner churches to help refugees from this conflict.
To honor Young’s legacy, LCEF and the LCMS Foundation have worked together to establish the Dr. Rosa J. Young Scholarship Endowment.
The trial, which began on Jan. 24, stems from the publication of a 2004 pamphlet upholding a biblical view of marriage and sexuality.
The seminary of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) in Addis Ababa was also severely damaged, and several people died.
The consecration took place amid persecution from the Finnish government stemming from Pohjola’s endorsement of a 2004 booklet written by Dr. Päivi Räsänen, a medical doctor and longstanding member of the Finnish parliament.
Hurricane Sally made landfall on Sept. 16 as the second major storm to hit the LCMS Southern District in a matter of weeks.
The tornadoes touched ground in Tennessee during the night and morning hours of March 2 and 3.