Those named on the ballots are the Synod clergymen who received the most nominations from Synod member congregations and who have agreed to serve, if elected.
‘Clarity of the Gospel’: 2023 National Offering to support needed translation work
The 2023-2026 National Offering will support efforts to make selected materials and resources available in other languages so that all may hear the Good News of the Gospel.
‘We Preach Christ Crucified’: Getting ready for this summer’s convention
The pre-convention work of assembling overtures, reports and nominations for the 2023 LCMS convention is well underway,
LCEF art contest to mark Synod’s 175th
Winning entries will be displayed at the LCEF booth during the 68th Regular Convention of the LCMS, set for July 29–Aug. 3, 2023, in Milwaukee.
Theme announced for 2023 Synod convention
The 68th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is set for July 29–Aug. 3, 2023, in Milwaukee.
Congregations vote to delay Synod convention
The measure was approved by over 90%, with more than 60% of the Synod’s congregations participating in the vote.
Official notice: 2022 convention reports and overtures
The deadline for the submission of reports and overtures to the 2022 convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is March 5, 2022.
Official notice: 2023 convention nominations
Synod Bylaw provisions require the Secretary of the Synod to solicit on behalf of the Committee for Convention Nominations (CCN) nominees for the various positions for which the committee must provide slates of candidates for convention elections. General solicitation for such names is to begin 18 months prior to conventions of the Synod.
Council of Presidents encourages Harrison to invite congregational vote on convention delay
Due to ongoing effects of the pandemic, the LCMS Council of Presidents voted unanimously to encourage LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison to put before congregations a proposal to delay the 2022 Synod convention.
Resource provides guidance for triennial emphasis
The resource was developed by the LCMS Boards for National and International Mission, who were charged by the 2019 convention with providing a “joint report … offering ideas and guidance for proposing triennial mission and ministry emphases to the national convention.”
Walking together: Delegates work and worship in Tampa
The 67th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod was held July 20-25 in Tampa, Fla., under the theme “Joy:fully Lutheran.”
National Witness, Life Together and Retention floor committees conclude convention business
Delegates passed all 15 resolutions presented by the three committees on July 25.
LCMS convention commends and expands mercy work in the Synod
On July 23, Floor Committee 3 passed resolutions commending LCMS Disaster Response and the Synod’s life ministries and encouraging further training to care for those with mental illness.
LCMS convention condemns physician-assisted suicide, remembers the persecuted church
On July 25, the Synod in convention passed resolutions to condemn physician-assisted suicide and to pray for persecuted Christians worldwide.
Ecclesiastical supervision committee leads important discussion
Floor Committee 10 on Ecclesiastical Supervision and Dispute Resolution presented resolutions to clarify bylaws and to thank those who have worked diligently to ensure the consistency and faithfulness of such work.
Delegates tidy up the polity of the Synod
Delegates of the 2019 LCMS convention adopted four final resolutions brought to the delegation by Floor Committee 9 on Structure and Governance.