The Rev. Barrie E. Henke served as president of the LCMS Oklahoma District from 2009 to 2022.
Dr. Erik P. Ankerberg has nearly 15 years of experience in leadership positions at Lutheran institutions of higher education.
Meyer died on Jan. 7 at the age of 100.
Dr. Alan Freeman, who previously served as the associate director of School Ministry, replaces Dr. Rebecca Schmidt, who retired in November.
Barb Knehans worked for the Synod for over 43 years and Jim Lohman for nearly 21 years.
Amanda Walker previously served at Lutheran Church Extension Fund.
Eileen Jones began serving at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Britton, Mich., when she was 16 years old.
Recipients of the scholarship must be studying to become Lutheran pastors, deaconesses or Christian evangelists serving in Africa LCMS partner churches.
Ankerberg previously served as provost of Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill.
In October, new staff were installed at the LCMS International Center in the areas of Pastoral Education, National Mission and Mission Advancement.
The Rev. Dr. John Denninger previously served as president of the LCMS Southeastern District.
The Rev. Dr. Jacob Aall Ottesen Preus died on Aug. 4 at the age of 69.
The LCMS Atlantic District held its 61st convention July 22–23 in Albany, N.Y.
The Rev. James Maxwell was elected to his first term as president of the LCMS Rocky Mountain District during the district’s 52nd convention, held June 9–10.
The 60th convention of the LCMS Central Illinois District was held July 17–19 in Springfield, Ill.
The district held its 41st convention June 26–28 in Milford, Iowa.