Installation of LCMS officers set for Sept. 14

A Divine Service of Installation is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, for LCMS officers and newly elected and appointed members of Synod boards and commissions.

LEA extends ‘early-bird’ convo registration

“Early-bird” registration rates have been extended to Sept. 9 for Lutheran Education Association’s 11th triennial convocation.

Sem’s Lay Bible Institute to focus on Psalms

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will host its fall Lay Bible Institute on four consecutive Wednesday evenings — Oct. 2, 9, 16 and 23.

Theological symposium to focus on creation

“From the Creation to the New Creation: Seeing All Things in Light of the Entire Story” is the title of the 24th Annual Theological Symposium to be held Sept. 24-25 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Open Arms postpones Directors Retreat

The July 31-Aug. 2 retreat in Atlanta will be rescheduled for a later date, likely in late September or early October.

RSO to host conference on same-sex marriage

Dr. Robert P. George will give the keynote at an Aug. 14-15 conference on same-sex attraction and marriage hosted by DOXOLOGY: The Lutheran Center for Spiritual Care and Counsel.

Institute to host Latino Ministries Conference

The Lutheran Hispanic Missionary Institute will host its first national Partners in Latino Ministries Conference Oct. 23-25 in El Paso, Texas.

Registration opens for 2013 LFL conference

Registration opens for the 2013 National Lutherans For Life Conference, which is set for Nov. 8-9 In Urbandale (Des Moines), Iowa.

Conference provides support, continuing education for parish nurses

Concordia University Wisconsin’s annual conference for parish nurses and others in congregational health ministries draws 90-plus participants from 20 states and three countries.

Open Arms sponsors retreat for child-care directors

The Open Arms Institute is sponsoring a Directors Retreat for child-care center directors and assistant directors July 31-Aug. 2 in Atlanta.

Classical-education conference set for July 16-18

The Consortium for Classical and Lutheran Education’s 13th annual conference is set for July 16-18 at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Mequon conference to defend creationism

Astronomy holds many clues that support the LCMS perspective of the earth being several thousand instead of millions of years old. That topic and others will be discussed July 8-10 in Mequon, Wis.

Rural, Small Town Conference set for fall

Registration opens April 1 for the 2013 National LCMS Rural and Small Town Mission Conference, Oct. 31-Nov. 2 in Kansas City, Mo.

Third ‘PRAY’ event set for mid-April

“PRAY2013” — a synodwide event designed to bring LCMS Lutherans together to pray for a variety of topics — is planned for April 18-19 in St. Louis.

May 6 is deadline for Law Enforcement Chaplaincy training

“Christian Law Enforcement Chaplaincy — Theology and Practice” is planned for May 20-24 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Concordia, Mequon, to host parish-nursing conferences

Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, Wis., will host two conferences in May for parish nurses and…