Events

LCMS International Center marks 175th anniversary of Synod

On April 26, 1847, representatives from 14 Lutheran congregations in the U.S. signed the constitution of Die Deutsche Evangelisch-Lutherische Synode von Missouri, Ohio und andern Staaten, which became The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS).

Seminaries meet for day of baseball, food and fun

The game, planned two years ago but cancelled due to COVID-19, was played in Terre Haute, Ind.

Seminaries provide Call Day details

Both LCMS seminaries will livestream their Call Day and Assignment services.

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.

KFUO Sharathon set for April 21–23

The event is the single most significant source of funding for the listener-supported station.

Evangelizing the lost through life ministry

An upcoming seminar will explore ways for those involved in life ministry or advocacy to reach the unchurched with the Gospel.

‘March on the Arch’ draws hundreds in support of life

The day began with a prayer service at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Retreats offer rest for commissioned workers

The retreats, titled “Take Heart! Renewed to Be a Blessing,” are funded by the LCMS Office of National Mission.

MDFL conference points to solid rock of Jesus

The conference, titled “The Rock in Shifting Sands,” was held Jan. 10–12 at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.

DCEs gather to learn, connect and share their faith

The National Association of Directors of Christian Education held its biannual conference Jan. 12–14 in Fort Collins, Colo.

Prayer Service for Life prepared for congregational use

The bulletin was prepared by LCMS Worship and LCMS Life Ministry in partnership with Concordia Publishing House.

Stained glass from IC on display at art museum

The exhibit, “Art Along the Rivers: A Bicentennial Celebration,” highlights artwork of the last thousand years from the greater St. Louis area.

Celebrate Church Worker Appreciation Month in October

Congregations and school communities are encouraged to use the month of October to demonstrate appreciation not only for their pastors, but for all workers in the parish and school

PALS facilitators gather for learning, support

PALS, or Post-Seminary Applied Learning and Support, is an ongoing effort of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education to help new pastors and their wives transition from seminary through the first three years of ministry.

Concordia Deaconess Conference celebrates 40 years

The organization was not able to observe its 40th anniversary last year due to the pandemic, so chose instead to commemorate the anniversary at this year’s conference.

First respite retreat held for commissioned ministers

The retreat consisted of three days of worship, learning and fellowship offered at no cost to participants.