The convention was held May 12–15 in St. Louis.
Finnern was elected at the district’s 24th convention, held May 9–11 in Brainerd, Minn.
The CNH district held its 72nd convention May 5–7 in Newark, Calif.
The Rev. (Lt. Col.) Derek M. Wolter has been named 2021 Chaplain of the Year by the U.S. Air National Guard.
The Rev. Dr. Ronald Mudge previously served as Rouse Professor of Pre-Seminary Studies at Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, Wis.
The Rev. Bernhard M. Seter died on March 22 at the age of 69.
Haak began serving as CFO in January.
The March 11 installation was held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in St. Louis.
The Rev. Dr. Allan R. Buss was elected to his second three-year term as president of the LCMS Northern Illinois District at the district’s 60th convention, March 11–12.
The Rev. Albert William Bahr, former president of the LCMS Eastern District, died on Nov. 20, 2021, at the age of 97.
Alan Freeman, associate director of LCMS School Ministry, and the Rev. Doug Griebenaw, mission advocate for KFUO Radio, were installed at the LCMS International Center on Feb. 10.
The LCMS Southern Illinois District held its 59th convention Feb. 3–5 under the theme “One Foundation.”
The LCMS North Dakota District held its convention Jan. 23–26 in Fargo, N.D.
The three men had all begun serving prior to their installations.
The Rev. Dr. Timothy Yeadon died on Jan. 16 at the age of 62.
Jonathan D. Schultz, who formerly served as vice-president and corporate counsel for CPH, had served as interim CEO since May 2021.