The conference brought in over 170 attendees from 22 states and Canada, including pastors, lay leaders, and district and Synod workers.
Current trustees Brian Fricke, Kay Kreklau and the Rev. Dr. William Meyer were reappointed to additional three-year terms, while Kirk Mattes was elected to his first term.
“The Pastor’s Life of Prayer” is the newest resource from Post-Seminary Applied Learning and Support, or PALS.
On Dec. 8, volunteers from the LCMS Central Illinois District, Lutheran Early Response Team and Lutheran Church Charities joined the cleanup effort in Taylorville, Ill., following an EF-3 tornado that struck the area on Dec. 1.
The items from Concordia College Alabama — which closed in April — are available for research at Concordia Historical Institute in St. Louis.
The special week designed to call attention to the gifts of Lutheran schools is Jan. 27 through Feb. 2.
This year’s Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) Fall Leadership Conference, Nov. 16–18 in San Diego, continued its decades-long tradition of presenting the Gospel-inspired results and benefits of LCEF’s work.
Receipt of presidential election voter registration forms began on Oct. 25 and will continue until March 24, 2019.
Several CUS schools are also reporting upturns in fall enrollment.
An undesignated “Together as Synod” gift to the LCMS enhances domestic and international efforts to witness and show mercy to others, and to live life together as children of God.
“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” the second Harry Potter prequel in the Fantastic Beasts series, attempts but ultimately fails to conjure the magic of the original Harry Potter series.
Among other topics, the issue considers how Christians’ observance of Christmas may sometimes serve to distract rather than enrich their celebration of Christ’s birth.
Volunteer “Petal Pushers” will decorate the Lutheran Hour Ministries float and eight others in the annual New Year’s Day parade.
One of the seven mission priorities of the LCMS Board for National Mission is to “promote and nurture the spiritual, emotional, and physical well-being of pastors and professional church workers.”
Dawn Oldenettel, principal of St. John’s Lutheran School in West Bend, Wis., received the award in October in Washington, D.C.
On Sept. 11, Concordia Publishing House kicked off a yearlong celebration of its founding in 1869 by C.F.W. Walther.