Updates from LCMS day schools, universities and seminaries.
From the mission field: Short-term team visits Dominican Republic
Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.
Candidates announced for Synod president, vice-presidents
Those named on the ballots are the Synod clergymen who received the most nominations from Synod member congregations and who have agreed to serve, if elected.
‘The harvest is plentiful’: Set Apart to Serve gains Synodwide support
Many across the LCMS are collaborating on the initiative to form and recruit new church workers.
March ‘Lutheran Witness’: Reaching the ‘Nones’
The fastest-growing religious group in the United States is those who, when asked about their religious preference, mark “none.”
Klein to serve as financial educator
Klein joins the Worker Wellness team at Concordia Plan Services.
Synod celebrates longtime servants Miller and Stroh
Krista Miller and Ross Stroh worked for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod for a combined total of 55 years.
Obituary: Rev. Barrie E. Henke, former president of the LCMS Oklahoma District
The Rev. Barrie E. Henke served as president of the LCMS Oklahoma District from 2009 to 2022.
‘Clarity of the Gospel’: 2023 National Offering to support needed translation work
The 2023 National Offering will support efforts to make selected materials and resources available in other languages so that all may hear the Good News of the Gospel.
Mission boards look to convention
The LCMS Boards for International and National Mission met in January and February in St. Louis.
‘Fundamentally a spiritual issue’: Lutherans attend first post-Roe March for Life
The 50th annual National March for Life took place in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 20.
LCMS groups respond to Selma tornado
The Jan. 12 tornado was part of a larger storm system that affected dozens of counties in Alabama and Georgia.
Ankerberg installed as CUWAA president
Dr. Erik P. Ankerberg has nearly 15 years of experience in leadership positions at Lutheran institutions of higher education.
Obituary: Rev. Dr. Richard H. Meyer, former president of the LCMS Southern District
Meyer died on Jan. 7 at the age of 100.
CTCR recommends fellowship with Ukraine, issues statement on Large Catechism volume
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Commission on Theology and Church Relations convened in St. Louis Feb. 16–18.
Freeman to direct School Ministry
Dr. Alan Freeman, who previously served as the associate director of School Ministry, replaces Dr. Rebecca Schmidt, who retired in November.