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October ‘Witness’: A Book of Concord toolkit

The October issue of The Lutheran Witness offers a “Reader’s Guide to the Book of Concord, in honor of Paul McCain.”

Campus clips — Health in the spotlight

News from LCMS universities and seminaries.

‘A real hunger’: Opportunities abound for LCMS Hispanic ministry

This article is the last in a series celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.

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.

Service of Thanksgiving recognizes missionaries

The chapel service recognized nine new missionary families and honored eight missionary families who recently ended their service.

Strand retires after 40 years of Synod service

David Strand has served as executive director of LCMS Communications since 2006.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Q&A with the Rev. Zabdi Lopez

The Rev. Zabdi Lopez discusses bilingual ministry in Woodburn, Ore.

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

Casiodoro de Reina, translator and publisher of first complete Spanish Bible

This article is the third in a series observing Hispanic Heritage Month.

Egger installed as 11th president of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

The Aug. 27 service also kicked off CSL’s 183rd academic year under the theme “Your Word Is a Lamp to My Feet.”

World events receive church’s response

As the world has experienced a series of disasters and international events of far-reaching consequences, the LCMS has responded with prayers, encouragement and financial support.

Obituaries
Obituary: Rev. Dr. Jobst Schöne, bishop emeritus of the Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church in Germany

Schöne, who served as bishop from 1985 to 1996, died on Sept. 22 at the age of 89.

Historic LCMS church destroyed by fire during annual Oktoberfest

The cause of the fire, which occurred on Sunday, Sept. 19, is still unknown.

Juan de Frías, Lutheran martyr of Venezuela

This article is the second in a series observing Hispanic Heritage Month.

Spanish ‘Lutheran Hymnal’ to debut soon

The rollout of the hymnal will involve 14 countries in Latin America.