New This Week

‘By the Mercies of God’: Putting the church’s gifts to work

Stories of mercy provide a small glimpse of how the generosity of God’s people is making a difference around the world.

BNM, BIM hold spring meetings

Both boards reviewed the proposed budgets and provided feedback for their respective mission units, the Office of National Mission and Office of International Mission.

Districts partner in church work recruitment

District presidents, circuit visitors, education executives and others closely connected to district work are deeply invested in addressing the need for workers.

Obituary: Nancy Harrison, mother of LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison

Nancy Theresa Harrison of Sioux City, Iowa, died on June 12 at the age of 86.

Exhibit features Reformation-era coins, medals

The exhibit opens June 25 at Concordia Historical Institute in St. Louis.

Campus clips: Commencements and more

Updates from LCMS day schools, campus ministries, universities and seminaries.

From the mission field – Recovery in Ethiopia

Rebuilding is well underway after a 2021 flood in Ethiopia.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. John C. Wille, president of the LCMS South Wisconsin District

A funeral is set for June 18 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Christ Triumphant at CUW, 12800 N. Lake Shore Dr., Mequon, Wis.

Lutherans meet in D.C. to discuss church and state

The event was sponsored by the LCMS Office of the President and Lutheran Church Extension Fund.

June/July ‘Witness’: The Book of Acts

This issue of LW contains an overview of the first Christian community and how its members interacted together as the Body of Christ.

Placements, pastoral formation headline COP meeting

The COP met in both St. Louis and Fort Wayne to facilitate participation in the call and placement services at the two LCMS seminaries.

Black Clergy Caucus meets during ‘time of transition’

The Black Clergy Caucus of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod held its spring conference April 9–11 at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne.

New research informs worker wellness

In the coming months, LCMS Church Worker Wellness will be putting out content according to quarterly themes, focusing on one aspect of the Wellness Wheel at a time. 

Diversity, unity, civility: New curriculum grounds all three in Christ

The curriculum was field-tested by a small group of faculty and staff members at Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill.

Applications open for national development grants

Applications will be accepted between June 1 and Aug. 1.