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Bringing God’s Word of hope and healing to Ferguson

Ferguson, Mo., native Rev. Micah Glenn is beginning his first call as a pastor with The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. He is the executive director of the Lutheran Hope Center in Ferguson and he will serve nearby Grace Lutheran Chapel in Bellefontaine Neighbors, Mo.

Free to be Faithful Reporter Insert — May 2016

Landmark Supreme Court cases, timely election advice and Biblical responses to government intrusion.

The Church and Mental Health Workshop Audio Presentations

These audio presentations were recorded on Saturday, April 9, LCMS Life Ministry hosted a one-day symposium at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

The church is for EVERYONE

This new resource from LCMS Health Ministry provides straightforward and inexpensive ideas to help volunteers — Sunday school teachers, VBS leaders, youth workers and others — include people of all abilities in their next church event.

Law and Gospel with Implications for Parish Nursing

This video presentation will help the parish nurse recognize the difference between Law and Gospel and apply them correctly in interactions with individuals and groups.

Worldwide Mercy — March 2016

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and its members are carrying Christ’s mercy to the world and bearing witness to God’s great love for all people. Read about the many forms of mercy, and find a list of free resources that are available for your use.

LCMS Interview with Dr. Norman Nagel

Dr. Nagel reflects on the comfort that comes from the means of grace delivering God’s promises to us in certainty. This video interview was filmed in the lovely chapel of Laclede Groves right after Easter, 2014.

Parish nursing conference held in Wisconsin

The 22nd Annual Concordia Conference for Parish Nurse and Congregational Health Ministries was held May 28-29, 2014, at Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, Wis. Clergy, parish nurses and others interested in congregational health attended the conference with the theme “Reflecting God’s Love,” based on Eph. 5:1-2.

Missouri Synod Lutherans continue Philippine disaster-relief efforts

ST. LOUIS, April 30, 2014—Many teams and organizations sent to assist with last fall’s Typhoon Haiyan recovery efforts have already left the Philippines, just four months after the disaster.

Exsultet and the Preface for the Great Vigil of Easter

Learn how to chant the Exsultet and the Preface for the Great Vigil of Easter! Listen here to Pr. Sean Daenzer as he chants it for you.

Help Orange Out Malaria! in April with the Lutheran Malaria Initiative

ST. LOUIS, April 10, 2014—Lutherans across the United States will come together to “Orange Out Malaria!” as part of the Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI) April 22-25, ending the week with LMI Sunday on April 27.

The Newsletter of The 72 – March 2014

In this issue from LCMS’ Witness & Outreach Ministry, you will read about the work that has been done and is currently being done through The 72 program. You are provided feedback from a few congregations who have worked with The 72 this past year. In addition, information about The 72 training module updates and upcoming training events for those new to The 72 program is provided.

Missouri Synod Lutherans release new mission-focused journal

ST. LOUIS, March 26, 2014—“Is there a uniquely Lutheran approach to mission?” That question is at the heart of the Journal of Lutheran Mission, a new free electronic publication now available from The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS).

LCMS National Housing Support Corp. awarded $150,000 grant for St. Louis City renewal

ST. LOUIS, March 5, 2014—LCMS National Housing Support Corp. (NHSC) d/b/a Lutheran Housing Support has been awarded a $150,000 Wells Fargo UrbanLIFT™ grant for the corporation’s ongoing revitalization efforts in St. Louis’ historic College Hill neighborhood.

Missouri Synod president shares Lenten message

ST. LOUIS, March 6, 2014—“May the Lord bless you in this period of repentance with joy, knowing that Jesus loves sinners,” says the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, in his Lenten message to the church.

Wenthe named president of Concordia University System

ST. LOUIS, March 4, 2014—The Rev. Dr. Dean O. Wenthe has accepted the call effective immediately to serve as president of the Concordia University System (CUS), which serves to further the objectives of higher education within The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) as carried out by its colleges and universities.