Convention removes attendance restriction on voting for Synod president

Delegates vote to remove district-convention attendance as a prerequisite for voting for Synod president.

Anderson addresses convention on religious liberty, traditional marriage

In light of current adversity against religious liberty, Dr. Ryan Anderson encourages convention-goers “to live out the truth in our own lives.”

Convention speaks on religious liberty, faith and science

The 66th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod adopts two resolutions designed to assist the church in defending the faith.

Delegates vote to uphold scriptural, confessional qualifications for pastors

Delegates to the 66th Regular Convention of the LCMS to adopt Resolution 6-02: “To uphold the scriptural and confessional qualifications for the Office of the Holy Ministry.”

Convention debates ecclesiastical supervision resolution, takes no action

Delegates discuss Resolution 12-01A — the top resolution presented by Floor Committee 12 on Ecclesiastical Supervision and Dispute Resolution — but run out of time before they can vote on its adoption.

Gray reminds delegates to ‘repent and confess our need for the Christ’

The Rev. Dr. Roosevelt Gray reminds delegates that “God loves you. And He cares about you.”

Convention recognizes military chaplains, missionaries

The 2016 LCMS convention applauds the ministry of military chaplains and celebrates nearly doubling the number of LCMS career missionaries in the past three years.

Daily worship unites convention delegates around God’s Word

Months of planning for convention worship involve many worship leaders and musicians.

2016 LCMS Convention Photos: Monday, July 11

Photos from Monday, July 11, at The 66th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Milwaukee.

Convention prepares to celebrate Reformation 500th anniversary

Delegates to the 2016 Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod convention learn of the many ways the church is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017.

Harrison responds to re-election

Among his comments to convention delegates on Sunday, LCMS President/President-elect Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison says it’s wonderful to hear from Lutherans that they’re praying for him.

Regional vice-presidents elected, ranked

All five incumbent LCMS regional vice-presidents are re-elected and ranked by the 66th Regular Convention on Sunday.

Mueller re-elected first vice-president of Synod

LCMS First Vice-President Rev. Dr. Herbert Mueller Jr. is re-elected to his third consecutive term by a 65.66 percent majority on the first ballot on Sunday, July 10, during the Synod’s 66th Regular Convention.

Delegates vote to commend five mercy-based ministries

These include LCMS Disaster Response, LCMS National Housing Support Corporation, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, Lutheran Services in America and Lutheran World Relief.

Delegates vote to support, increase missionary force

Two resolutions presented by Floor Committee 2 on International Witness were adopted on Sunday during the opening day of business at the 66th Regular Convention of the LCMS.

‘Be Bold!’ Harrison exhorts Church in President’s Report

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison gives his President’s Report on Sunday, July 10, during the 2016 LCMS convention in Milwaukee.