Stacey Egger

Staff editor and writer for LCMS Communications

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

NLSA selects Dinger for School Shepherd Award

The Rev. Jonathan Dinger, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church and School in Pocatello, Idaho, was selected by National Lutheran School Accreditation to receive the 2020 NLSA School Shepherd Award.

BNM business includes church worker recruitment, COVID-19, race

On Oct. 15, the LCMS Board for National Mission met for a full-day meeting via Zoom.  

Meet ‘YouthLead’: Lutheran Youth Fellowship gets new name

The new name was chosen to more accurately reflect the program’s emphasis.

Hurricane Sally brings further destruction to southern LCMS districts

Just weeks after Hurricane Laura hit the coast of Louisiana, Category 2 Hurricane Sally made landfall in Alabama, damaging LCMS churches and members’ homes.

Fleming installed as DOXOLOGY partners with Synod for COVID aftercare

A series of “Take Heart” retreats will focus on offering respite and resources for pastors who have struggled with the changes and stresses of the past year.

Lutherans respond after ‘derecho’ wind storm devastates Iowa cities and farms

On Monday, Aug. 10, the storm tore through the Midwest, taking down trees and power lines, leveling corn crops, and cutting the area off from power and phone signals.

‘Lutheran Witness’ introduces new website, podcast

The refreshed LW site is more user-friendly and accessible. 

In difficult times, Synod boards continue work

The LCMS Boards for International and National Mission held online meetings on May 29 and June 5, respectively.

Christ on the front lines: Remembering the fallen

For countless active military members, veterans and their families and friends, Memorial Day is an everyday reality.

Seminaries hold online-only Call Day services

The two LCMS seminaries held virtual Call Day services on April 28 (CSL) and April 29 (CTSFW) due to COVID-19 restrictions, issuing a total of 189 calls and assignments as thousands of people watched online from around the globe.  

CPH offers free resources amid COVID-19 shutdown

Resources are available for congregations, families and individuals.

Synod chaplain issues Scripture-memory challenge

New memory verses will be posted weekly and shared on LCMS social media.

St. Louis-area Lutherans ‘March on the Arch’

The event, organized by the Coalition for Life–St. Louis, saw its largest turnout ever in 2020.

‘Witness’ welcomes Askins as editor

The Rev. Roy S. Askins formerly served as communications manager for the LCMS Asia Region.

LCMS members march for life with ‘a message of forgiveness for all’

The 47th National March for Life was on Jan. 24 in Washington, D.C.

Registration open for 2020 Servant Events

Nearly 70 Servant Events will be hosted by various LCMS congregations, camps and service organizations from May through August.