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The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison is president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

International Lutheran Council issues statement on persecution of Finnish church

Two Finnish leaders are being prosecuted for articulating the historic Christian teaching on human sexuality.

Harrison calls JLC to repentance

The Japanese Lutheran Church (JLC) recently made two decisions about the Office of the Holy Ministry that are contrary to Scripture.

LCMS President Harrison signs letter defending faith-based student groups

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison joined a diverse group of U.S. religious and legal leaders in writing to the U.S. Secretary of Education to provide protections for faith-based student organizations and their contributions to religious diversity on public college campuses.

LCMS President’s statement on the Equality Act

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison addresses the Equality Act.

A pastoral letter about COVID-19 vaccines

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison provides facts and considerations regarding the COVID-19 vaccines.

Statement on the death of George Floyd and the ensuing riots

God’s Word rejects racism. All are equally created by God. All are equally accountable to God. The sins of all are atoned for by Christ. Racism is not acceptable.

Does God will suffering and affliction?

God works His greatest blessings through crosses.

Encouragement and resources for reopening churches

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison encourages and suggests resources for congregations as they begin or plan for resuming in-person worship.

Letter to the U.S. Attorney General in defense of religious liberties

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison wrote a letter to the U.S. Attorney General in defense of religious liberties.

This pandemic is temporary

Pandemics and plagues have come and gone over the millennia. Christ has sustained His church.

President Harrison encourages support for church workers

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison encourages congregational members to support and thank their church workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Video: An Easter devotion with President Harrison

In uncertain times, we have certain promises through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Holy Week pastoral letter from President Harrison

Read encouragement from LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison and a statement from the Seminary faculties regarding the Lord’s Supper.

Information about SBA/PPP loans for the church

Lutheran Church Extension Fund and Concordia Plan Services offer information for Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod congregations, workers and Recognized Service Organizations regarding financial help during the coronavirus pandemic.

He rose again according to the Scriptures

The apostles were sent by Christ to bear witness to the world. Their words still bear witness to Christ’s resurrection.

LCMS President Harrison video: Much cause to rejoice and give thanks

The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, brings a message of encouragement and joy to the church during the coronavirus pandemic.