Convention ‘group shot’ available

The photo — a composite of seven individual shots taken from the convention stage — is available for free download.

Kreklau highlights LWML goals, grants

Lutheran Women’s Missionary League President Kay Kreklau updates the LCMS convention about the auxiliary.

Harrison leaves chair to address resolution

“Luther bases the entire structure of Lutheran church government on the word ‘visitation,’” the Synod president said from the convention floor.

Delegates debate church-fellowship procedures, theology-related resolutions

In their first convention appearance, the Theology and Church Relations floor committee presents six resolutions — five of which are adopted.

You share prestigious award, says CPH’s Kintz

You share prestigious national award, CPH President and CEO Dr. Bruce G. Kintz tells LCMS members at the 65th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Convention affirms altar, pulpit fellowship with Siberian Church

Delegates sing the Doxology to celebrate a new partnership between the LCMS and the SELC.

Accept veterans — don’t pity, idolize or judge them

Through Operation Barnabas, LCMS congregations are reaching out to “all veterans from all wars,” most of whom are not active church members, says Chaplain Mark Schreiber.

Seltz: We are baptized for ‘witness to a weary world’

The Rev. Gregory Seltz, speaker of “The Lutheran Hour,” preaches to convention-goers.

Schulz, Edwards elected as regional members of Board of Directors

Convention delegates elect LCMS Board of Directors members from two of its five newly-created regions.

Hartwig re-elected as LCMS secretary

Incumbent receives 839 votes, or 83.7 percent of the ballots cast to serve his sixth three-year term in the office.

Convention recognizes missionaries

Four LCMS missionaries and the sister of a deceased missionary are honored with a standing ovation.

Delegates affirm Global Seminary Initiative, encourage unified mission work

Delegates adopt three resolutions brought before the 2013 LCMS convention by the floor committee on Witness.

Convention affirms fellowship with Liberian church

Delegates sing the Doxology to celebrate a new partnership between the LCMS and the ELCL.

Bolay declares convention delegates are ‘all called to witness’

Despite the difficult circumstances in which the Liberian church leader found himself years ago, he said “Evil will never triumph over good. I am a witness to the goodness of God.”

Harrison introduces ‘joys of my life’

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison turns the spotlight on the woman he calls a joy and blessing, his wife Kathy Harrison, and the couple’s two sons.

Harrison reveals ‘most memorable sermon introduction’

The Rev. Dr. Tilahun Mendedo preaches to delegates, “Natural eyes cannot understand the Word of God.”