The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way Lutheran camps operated in 2020, but it did not prevent them from carrying out their mission “to show people the hope they have in Jesus Christ.”
The LCMS Texas District held its 62nd convention June 10–12 in San Marcos, Texas.
The fund will support the recruitment of LCMS faculty and students.
The building, set to open in Fall 2022, will serve as a collaboration, practice and study center for students and faculty.
The Esther 4:14 National Grant Program will assist some 225 congregations of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod to extend their reach with the purchase of new technology, software or training.
The guide is a collaborative project of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, Lutheran Church—Canada and the North American Lutheran Church.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Board of Directors met in St. Louis May 20–21.
The combined Spring/Summer 2021 issue of ‘Lutherans Engage the World’ shows Lutherans continuing to love and serve their neighbors in new and nimble ways.
The June/July issue of The Lutheran Witness explores what it means to be “the one, holy Christian and apostolic Church.”
Project 24, which provides boarding for Kenyan children while they attend school, had to close its sites and send the children home in 2020 due to COVID-19.
Updates from LCMS universities and seminaries.
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison joined with other religious leaders in asking the U.S. Secretary of Education to preserve protections for faith-based student organizations on public college campuses.
The Rev. Stephen Gewecke was elected to his first term as president of the LCMS New Jersey District at the district’s 19th convention, held May 21 in Clinton, N.J.
In February, Concordia University Irvine (CUI), Irvine, Calif., announced the successful completion of its comprehensive “Forward in Faith” campaign, which was launched in 2013 with a focus on new facilities, scholarships, academic programs and the university’s endowment.
Later this year, the 140-year-old institution will permanently close.
After holding virtual Call Day services in 2020 due to the nationwide COVID-19 shutdown, the two seminaries of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod were able, by God’s grace, to return to in-person Call Day celebrations in 2021.