Just weeks after Hurricane Laura hit the coast of Louisiana, Category 2 Hurricane Sally made landfall in Alabama, damaging LCMS churches and members’ homes.
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.
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.
The LCMS Boards for International and National Mission held online meetings on May 29 and June 5, respectively.
For countless active military members, veterans and their families and friends, Memorial Day is an everyday reality.
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.
The event, organized by the Coalition for Life–St. Louis, saw its largest turnout ever in 2020.
Nearly 70 Servant Events will be hosted by various LCMS congregations, camps and service organizations from May through August.
More than 2,700 educators attended the Lutheran Education Association’s triennial convocation Oct. 10–12 at the America’s Center Convention Complex.
The new participants were blessed during a Sending Service on Aug. 27 at the LCMS International Center chapel in St. Louis.