Stacey Egger

Staff editor and writer for LCMS Communications

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

Synod honors new and retiring missionaries

On May 6, the LCMS Office of International Mission hosted a Service of Thanksgiving and a subsequent ceremony to recognize five new missionary families and honor seven missionary families who have recently ended their service. 

‘Show them Jesus’: Call Day 2022

The seminaries of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod held their pastoral and diaconal call services and their vicarage and deaconess internship assignment services on April 26 and 27.

LCMS International Center marks 175th anniversary of Synod

On April 26, 1847, representatives from 14 Lutheran congregations in the U.S. signed the constitution of Die Deutsche Evangelisch-Lutherische Synode von Missouri, Ohio und andern Staaten, which became The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS).

Schultz installed as president of CPH

The March 11 installation was held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in St. Louis.

Campus leaders discuss church work recruitment

The Church Work Directors Conference was convened Jan. 31–Feb. 1 by the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education as a part of its Set Apart to Serve initiative,

Shaw, Hemmer, Rabe installed at International Center

The three men had all begun serving prior to their installations. 

‘This is the moment’: Chicago marchers pray for change

On Jan. 8, LCMS marchers joined over a thousand others to march for life in Illinois.

Ministerial Care Coalition holds annual meeting

The coalition — a collection of representatives from around the Synod — supports and fosters conversations about church worker wellness.

‘The kingdom ours remaineth’: Member of Augusta church loses wife in tornado

A historic outbreak of tornadoes on Dec. 10 and 11 impacted communities across eight states, damaged an LCMS church and killed a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Augusta, Mo.

Prayer Service for Life prepared for congregational use

The bulletin was prepared by LCMS Worship and LCMS Life Ministry in partnership with Concordia Publishing House.

‘Never done learning’: Disaster Response holds conference in St. Louis

The conference, held Oct. 6–8, drew 78 attendees from 20 districts. 

Mission board gets uplifting overseas reports

The LCMS Board for International Mission met Sept. 23 and 24 in St. Louis.

Service of Thanksgiving recognizes missionaries

The chapel service recognized nine new missionary families and honored eight missionary families who recently ended their service.

New missionaries complete first week of orientation

The session was geared toward preparing the missionaries for the first part of their work: visiting congregations and building a network of support.

Concordia Deaconess Conference celebrates 40 years

The organization was not able to observe its 40th anniversary last year due to the pandemic, so chose instead to commemorate the anniversary at this year’s conference.

Gewecke elected to first term in New Jersey District

The Rev. Stephen Gewecke was elected to his first term as president of the LCMS New Jersey District at the district’s 19th convention, held May 21 in Clinton, N.J.