Stacey Eising

Staff editor and writer for LCMS Communications

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Stacey Eising is a staff editor and writer for LCMS Communications.

Lutherans extend ‘hand of God’ after Nebraska tornadoes

Within two days of the tornadoes, Lutheran Early Response Team (LERT) volunteers started arriving on the scene.

God’s design for sexuality: Starting the conversation

In 2019 and 2023, the LCMS convention passed resolutions calling on the church to “address sexual orientation and gender identity issues” through intentional conversations.

Lutherans give witness to life and Christ

The March on the Arch is the largest annual pro-life demonstration in the St. Louis region.

LWML mission grants support life, youth, church work recruitment

LWML President Eden Keefe presented three grant checks after chapel at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis on March 7.

Mission boards meet in St. Louis

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Boards for National Mission and International Mission held their first meetings of the triennium in September.

‘Connected’: Lutheran schools week resources available

National Lutheran Schools Week is set for Jan. 21–27, 2024.

Mission boards hold last meetings of quadrennium

The boards next meet Sept. 14 and 15 in St. Louis.

Convention encourages in-person worship, recognizes 50th anniversary of ‘Walkout’

Life Together resolutions address in-person worship, the 50th anniversary of the Concordia Seminary ‘Walkout,’ the ‘Koinonia program, ‘Himnario Luterano’ and the Synod’s mission priorities.

‘The Gospel is at stake’: Pohjola and Räsänen address LCMS convention

The Finnish Lutheran bishop and member of Parliament described their prosecution by Finnish courts and called upon Christians to proclaim the Gospel boldly.

Delegates elect 21 members to five Synod boards

The ordained, commissioned and lay members will serve on boards of the LCMS and its entities.

LCMS convention adopts five Ecclesiastical Supervision resolutions

The resolutions address ordained and commissioned candidate placement, standards of accountability, spiritual care for victims of sexual misconduct, and some “housekeeping” Bylaw changes.

LCMS convention adopts eight National Witness resolutions

The resolutions address church planting, mission to U.S. immigrant communities, multi-congregation parish support, church worker wellness and more.

LWML elects new president, sets record mission goal

The 40th Biennial Convention of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League was held June 22–25 in Milwaukee under the theme “Celebrate the Lord of the Nations.”

18,000 Lutherans SHINE! in Missouri and Illinois

The servant event was co-sponsored by the LCMS Missouri and Northern Illinois Districts from April 14 to 23.

‘Engaging the Collegiate Mind’: Campus ministry leaders to gather in Minneapolis

The LCMS U Campus Ministry Staff Conference is set for May 31 and June 1 at University Lutheran Chapel.

‘Set Apart to Serve’ launches pilot program

In the coming months, each participating site will use SAS resources to discuss full-time church work with their youth and develop long-term plans for nurturing potential church workers in their locations.