In addition to more funding, the matching grant program now has expanded eligibility.
A new edition of Missions Unpacked for Kids, produced by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s (LCMS) Short-Term Mission unit, is now available.
The Aug. 18 event recognized alumni missionaries and sent first-time missionaries to the mission field.
Delegates amend two Synod Bylaws and reject a resolution to form a task force to study moving to a four-year convention cycle.
The resolutions clarify multi-parish representation at conventions, fix various glitches in the convention Handbook and clarify Synod Bylaws.
Delegates also adopted resolutions that commend Lutheran schools, address church worker student debt, encourage family devotions and recommend youth ministry resources.
On July 30, the Synod in convention passed a resolution supporting efforts to promote a culture of life and made an announcement about the Million Dollar Life Match.
The services were held on the two seminary campuses, on April 24–25 and May 18 in Fort Wayne, and on April 26 in St. Louis.
The Illinois March for Life, formerly the March for Life Chicago, was moved to the Illinois capital this year.
Krista Miller and Ross Stroh worked for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod for a combined total of 55 years.
The Jan. 12 tornado was part of a larger storm system that affected dozens of counties in Alabama and Georgia.
LCMS congregations, summer camps and Recognized Service Organizations across the country will host Servant Events from May through August.