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Rebuilt seminary dedicated in Nagercoil, India

The dedication took place less than five years after the campus was destroyed by Cyclone Ockhi.

Seminaries meet for day of baseball, food and fun

The game, planned two years ago but cancelled due to COVID-19, was played in Terre Haute, Ind.

Mission boards seek to connect with districts on Synod priorities

This past fall and winter, teams composed of one member each from the Boards for National and International Mission met in person or via Zoom with every district of the Synod.

‘A real hunger’: Opportunities abound for LCMS Hispanic ministry

This article is the last in a series celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.

Strand retires after 40 years of Synod service

David Strand has served as executive director of LCMS Communications since 2006.

Casiodoro de Reina, translator and publisher of first complete Spanish Bible

This article is the third in a series observing Hispanic Heritage Month.

Juan de Frías, Lutheran martyr of Venezuela

This article is the second in a series observing Hispanic Heritage Month.

Spanish ‘Lutheran Hymnal’ to debut soon

The rollout of the hymnal will involve 14 countries in Latin America.

PALS facilitators gather for learning, support

PALS, or Post-Seminary Applied Learning and Support, is an ongoing effort of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education to help new pastors and their wives transition from seminary through the first three years of ministry.

Lutheran camps enjoy return to ‘normal’

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way Lutheran camps operated in 2020, but it did not prevent them from carrying out their mission “to show people the hope they have in Jesus Christ.”

Finnish bishop charged over biblical teaching on human sexuality

The charges stem from a 2004 booklet published by Luther Foundation Finland.

‘Coast to Coast’: Virtual concert unites Lutherans in song

In March, more than 3,000 people from across the United States joined together for a virtual concert event that featured the music ensembles of Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill., and Sheboygan Lutheran High School in Sheboygan, Wis.  

Finnish Lutherans declare fellowship with LCMS

The decision came during the Evangelical Lutheran Mission Diocese of Finland’s annual meeting, held on Nov. 14, 2020.

CUW offers new church ministries degree program

The director of church ministries (DCM) position was added to the LCMS Minister of Religion—Commissioned roster by the 2019 Synod convention.

COVID-19 impacts international mission field

Mission field updates from Cambodia and Kenya.

Concordia, Texas, offers new online health degrees

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.