Planners announce convention theme: ‘Upon This Rock’

The 66th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is set for July 9-14 in Milwaukee.

‘2013 Convention Resolution Update’ released

The update includes information on resolutions that are wide in scope and quotes those affected by or carrying out the resolutions.

LCMS questionnaire mailing could ‘surprise’ nominees

The “Supplemental Nominee Information Form for Concordia University System Board Positions” is the first step in identifying candidates for university boards.

Final four resolutions pass for Theology, Church Relations Committee

On the last day of business, delegates pass resolutions on confession and absolution, men and women, creation and the doctrine of the call.

Convention’s ‘Life Together’ is in worship

The convention is “a gathering of the people of God,” says the Rev. William Weedon, “and the offering up of prayer becomes our primary business.”

Convention adopts 11 more resolutions on witness

On the final day of the convention, delegates adopt resolutions supporting campus ministry and giving thanks for 100 years of work among Chinese peoples, among others.

Three adopted Administration, Finance resolutions end convention business

OK’d: procedures for veep ranking , floor nominations,; urging ‘conversation’ on CCM opinions

Convention continues, strengthens SMP distance-education program

Delegates adopt two resolutions related to the Specific Ministry Pastor program.

Harrison adjourns 2013 LCMS convention

The 65th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod was adjourned by President Matthew C. Harrison following a prayer service for safe travel.

Omnibus resolutions cover wide-ranging issues

The pastoral calling process, women’s role in church offices and the next LCMS convention are among topics addressed by three resolutions.

Committee 7 wraps up convention business

Committee 7 on Structure and Ecclesiastical Matters brought three resolutions before the convention this morning.

Adopted: resolutions to study call process, encourage daily family devotions

LCMS convention delegates adopt the last of 16 resolutions presented by the floor committee on Life Together.

Service of Baptismal Remembrance ‘affirms God’s gift of Baptism’

With the Service of Baptismal Remembrance, LCMS convention delegates and attendees close July 24 business in worship.

Convention elects Nazareth native fifth vice-president

“We are so busy writing programs and doing this and doing that, but we need to be about doing the business of the Church,” says the Rev. Nabil Nour.

Delegates pass resolutions on study of licensed lay deacons, Lord’s Supper oversight

In their second appearance at the convention, the Theology and Church Relations Floor Committee presents three resolutions, all of which are adopted.

Convention recognizes Lutheran Church of Togo as partner church

Begun by mission efforts of the LCMS in 1980, the Eglise Luthérienne du Togo (the Lutheran Church of Togo) has more than 30 congregations and preaching stations and 5,221 baptized members.