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In Memoriam (March 2018)

Obituaries for ordained and commissioned ministers

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Puerto Rico update: Interview with Missionary Matt Ruesch

An LCMS Disaster Response team has been on the ground in Puerto Rico this past week as part of an initial assessment trip.

Video: 16th-century Indulgence Box: Trying to Buy Salvation

“As soon as the coin in the coffer rings, the soul from purgatory springs.” Indulgences led to the posting of the 95 Theses. Christ alone sets the soul free.

Lutheran leader offers press interviews as 500th anniversary of the Reformation approaches

Rev. Harrison is available for interviews regarding the Reformation now through Oct. 31, as the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation approaches.

“Faith, Hope and Love: A Threefold Response to 13 Reasons Why”

Provides a timely theological response and reflection for teenagers, young adults and grown adults.

You Are Not Alone: A Prayer Book for Victims of Domestic Violence

This devotional prayer book will help victims give voice to their heavenly Father in the midst of heartache and despair.

2017 LCMS Lutherans in Black Ministry Family Convocation

The 140th anniversary of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Black Ministry will be celebrated during a convocation July 12-16, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala.

Recognized Service Organizations (RSOs) are here to help

This collection of resources focuses on the fact that God created us exactly as He planned. We offer them here for you, your congregation and the people you serve.

Video: Watch presentations from the Zion XVI Triennial Conference

The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod hosted the Zion XVI Conference entitled “Lutheran Accents in Speicalized Pastoral Ministry” Sept. 15-18, 2016.

Audio: Listen to presentations from the 2017 LCMS Life Conference: Life 360°

Listen to audio presentations from our 2017 Life Conference, themed Life 360°, held in Washington, D.C.

Anderson on religious liberty, traditional marriage

Heritage Foundation senior research fellow Dr. Ryan Anderson speaks to LCMS convention delegates about the Supreme Court’s 2015 redefinition of marriage and its implications for Americans and the church.

Effective Outreach: re:Vitality Connect to Disciple

Would you like to learn how to invite, welcome and receive people to your church? The Connect to Disciple workshop, the first module in the re:Vitality program, is designed to help your congregation develop effective outreach.

Delegates act on marriage, same-sex marriage, outreach to Muslim neighbors

Action on issues raised within the church by changes in the culture continued on Tuesday at the 66th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Delegates adopt new mission priority, resolutions on youth and families

“Strengthen and support the Lutheran family in living out God’s design” will be added to the Synod’s six mission priorities.

LCMS convention encourages conversations with North American church bodies

LCMS convention delegates encourage further discussion with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Synod, Anglican Church in North America and North American Lutheran Church.