Grants will support LCMS congregations involved in providing beginning-of-life care in their local communities.
Abasifreke Ite, wife of the Rev. Obot Ite, died on Nov. 20, 2021, in Kingston, Jamaica.
The coalition — a collection of representatives from around the Synod — supports and fosters conversations about church worker wellness.
Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.
Updates from LCMS universities.
Awards will be announced in June.
The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, shares thoughts about the sanctity of life.
The theme for this year’s observance, set for Jan. 23–29, comes from Colossians 1:17: “And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together.”
LCMS Managing Photojournalist Erik M. Lunsford shares some of 2021’s definitive moments.
Updates from LCMS universities and seminaries.
A historic outbreak of tornadoes on Dec. 10 and 11 impacted communities across eight states, damaged an LCMS church and killed a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Augusta, Mo.
The LCMS South Dakota District held its 62nd convention Dec. 5–7 in Sioux Falls, S.D.
The 1 John 3 Initiative Million Dollar Life Match will provide up to $1 million in matching funds to LCMS congregations involved in upholding the sanctity of life in their local communities.
The Rev. Eric Carlson is pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church and School in Hannibal, Mo.
The bulletin was prepared by LCMS Worship and LCMS Life Ministry in partnership with Concordia Publishing House.
The December issue of LW highlights how the canticles teach us about Christ and why the church continues to use them to keep us mindful of the most important Christmas gift all year long.