Some 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day. Many older adults are healthy, active and want to serve others.
Lutheran Braille Workers seeks volunteers
Volunteers at some 160 ministry centers across the United States produce Christian materials in multiple languages for distribution in more than 130 countries.
LFL sponsors essay contest for elementary, high school students
The national winner in each of the two grade divisions will receive a $250 cash prize, plus free registration and lodging for a Lutherans For Life regional conference.
KFUO’s ‘Word and Work’ features seminary’s Meyer
Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, President Rev. Dr. Dale A. Meyer is bringing voices from the front lines of ministry to the air waves of KFUO in a weekly program called “Word and Work: An Intersection.”
Watch for Lutheran float in Jan. 1 parade
The Lutheran Hour Ministries float is expected to be in the 61st spot among the Rose Parade’s 91 units.
Registration opens Feb. 1 for LWML convention in Mobile
Early registration opens Feb. 1 for the 38th Biennial Convention of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, set for June 20–23 in Mobile, Ala.
Items from Concordia, Selma, housed at Historical Institute
The items from Concordia College Alabama — which closed in April — are available for research at Concordia Historical Institute in St. Louis.
Free resources available for ‘Lutheran Schools Week’
The special week designed to call attention to the gifts of Lutheran schools is Jan. 27 through Feb. 2.
LCEF Fall Conference celebrates ministries that ‘Lead Boldly’
This year’s Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) Fall Leadership Conference, Nov. 16–18 in San Diego, continued its decades-long tradition of presenting the Gospel-inspired results and benefits of LCEF’s work.
Volunteers needed to decorate Rose Parade float
Volunteer “Petal Pushers” will decorate the Lutheran Hour Ministries float and eight others in the annual New Year’s Day parade.
LCMS church lost to fast-moving California wildfire
The fast-moving “Camp Fire” in Northern California has engulfed some 90,000 acres, causing at least nine confirmed fatalities and the destruction of 6,713 structures in the approximately 27,000-resident town of Paradise.
Lutheran Prayer Companion offers prayers for ‘almost any situation’
The new book, released by Concordia Publishing House, is the first English translation of a German prayer book from the 1800s.
Registration opens for 2019 Symposia in Fort Wayne
The Jan. 15–18 Symposia Series presented by Concordia Theological Seminary will discuss “Themes in the Gospel of John” and “The Meaning of Biblical Authority.”
CPH ‘Fall Warehouse Sale’ set for Nov. 2–5; ‘Music Presale’ begins Oct. 31
Shop online or in person for special savings on more than 2,100 books, gifts, church supplies and education and music resources from Concordia Publishing House.
LWML sets Sept. 30 deadline for mission-grant requests
The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) is accepting requests through Sept. 30 for mission grants to be voted on at the 2019 LWML convention.
Northwest District re-elects Linnemann as president
The Rev. Dr. Paul A. Linnemann of Portland, Ore., was elected to his fourth three-year term as president of the LCMS Northwest District at the district’s 65th convention.