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Finnern elected president of Minnesota North

Finnern was elected at the district’s 24th convention, held May 9–11 in Brainerd, Minn.

Lange re-elected in California-Nevada-Hawaii

The CNH district held its 72nd convention May 5–7 in Newark, Calif.

Wolter honored as ‘chaplain of the year’

The Rev. (Lt. Col.) Derek M. Wolter has been named 2021 Chaplain of the Year by the U.S. Air National Guard.

‘Show them Jesus’: Call Day 2022

The seminaries of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod held their pastoral and diaconal call services and their vicarage and deaconess internship assignment services on April 26 and 27.

Campus clips: Partnerships provide new opportunities

Updates from LCMS universities and seminaries.

Seminaries meet for day of baseball, food and fun

The game, planned two years ago but cancelled due to COVID-19, was played in Terre Haute, Ind.

Phil’s Friends: Sending the ‘right message at the right time’

The LCMS Recognized Service Organization has sent more than 42,000 care packages and more than a million cards to people suffering with cancer.

Mission boards seek to connect with districts on Synod priorities

This past fall and winter, teams composed of one member each from the Boards for National and International Mission met in person or via Zoom with every district of the Synod.

Campus clips – Concordias, students, alums receive recognition

Updates from LCMS universities and seminaries.

Synod boards hold first meetings of year

The BIM, BNM, BOD and COP heard a variety of reports, carried out board business and spent time in prayer.

Evangelizing the lost through life ministry

An upcoming seminar will explore ways for those involved in life ministry or advocacy to reach the unchurched with the Gospel.

‘March on the Arch’ draws hundreds in support of life

The day began with a prayer service at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Retreats offer rest for commissioned workers

The retreats, titled “Take Heart! Renewed to Be a Blessing,” are funded by the LCMS Office of National Mission.

Haak installed as Synod chief financial officer

Haak began serving as CFO in January.

Schultz installed as president of CPH

The March 11 installation was held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in St. Louis.

Buss elected to second term in Northern Illinois

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.