On Nov. 8, 2022, the Concordia University Texas Board of Regents voted to separate CTX from Synod governance.
18,000 Lutherans SHINE! in Missouri and Illinois
The servant event was co-sponsored by the LCMS Missouri and Northern Illinois Districts from April 14 to 23.
CTCR appoints Lehenbauer to fourth term
The LCMS Commission on Theology and Church Relations met April 13–14 in St. Louis.
COP approves placements, discusses church work trends
The LCMS Council of Presidents met April 22–27.
LCMS presidential election: Candidate statements, Q&A
Learn more about the five nominees for Synod president.
LCMS pastors gather in Iowa state capital
In March, pastors from throughout Iowa gathered in Des Moines to meet with their state legislators.
From the mission field: Christ-centered education in Guatemala
Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.
Campus clips: Concordias add space, staff
Updates from LCMS schools, universities and seminaries.
Obituary: Dr. Ralph Reinke, former president of Concordia Publishing House and Concordia University, Nebraska
Dr. Ralph Reinke died on April 27 at the age of 95.
Marks of the church: May ‘LW’
The seven marks of the church help identify faithful Lutheran churches around the world.
Youth take part in leadership training
YouthLead is a youth leadership training retreat hosted by LCMS Youth Ministry.
Galchutt and Frese installed in St. Louis
The Rev. Daniel M. Galchutt serves as executive director of the LCMS Office of National Mission, and the Rev. Michael N. Frese serves as deputy director of LCMS Church Relations—Office of the President.
New evangelism module addresses witnessing to Jehovah’s Witnesses
‘Every One His Witness’ is The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod resource for equipping Lutherans to share the Gospel with the people they encounter in their everyday lives.
‘Too joyous not to share’: News from ‘Set Apart to Serve’
The Rev. Dr. James Baneck, executive director of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education, provides an update on the church work recruitment initiative.
Synod offers grants to support displaced Ukrainians
LCMS congregations and Recognized Service Organizations are eligible to apply.
Behr joins LCMS Communications
Mike Behr was installed on March 24 but began serving in January.