The decision came during the Evangelical Lutheran Mission Diocese of Finland’s annual meeting, held on Nov. 14, 2020.
The director of church ministries (DCM) position was added to the LCMS Minister of Religion—Commissioned roster by the 2019 Synod convention.
The Master of Public Health is a competency-based graduate program, and the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care is a degree advancement program for registered respiratory therapists.
The International Lutheran Council is a global association of confessional Lutheran church bodies, including the LCMS.
The 2020–21 “Chapel Talks” contains 43 devotions — one for each week of the school year — plus services for the beginning and ending of the school year and for Christmas.
The milestone was reached with JILM’s recent gift of $40,000 for LCMS mission and ministry work in Sri Lanka, Russia and Romania.
During the COVID-19 shutdown, the Synod’s institutions of higher learning are looking for ways to help while following government-imposed safety mandates.
During the 2019 Lutheran Church Extension Fund Leadership Conference, speakers from a wide range of disciplines shared ideas for sparking creativity and innovation within the church, in work and in life.
By working with people with disabilities alongside their families, communities and employers, Bethesda aims to raise the percentage of individuals with disabilities in the workforce and make the case to employers for accommodating and hiring employees with disabilities.
The Rev. William Weedon, International Center chaplain and director of LCMS Worship, has served in the dual position since its inception in 2012.