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Wyoming District re-elects Hill

The Wyoming District convention was the first of the triennium, which was recently extended an extra year.

LCMS receives renewed Better Business Bureau accreditation

The LCMS met all 20 of the BBB’s accountability standards to receive a renewal of its accreditation by the organization.

Bethesda focuses on unmet needs during Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

The COVID-19 pandemic complicated the challenges of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities and highlighted the ongoing need to address those challenges.

LCMS Youth Gathering adds new, flexible volunteer opportunity for 2022

The new volunteer track will allow more people to get involved, even if they don’t have a full week to commit. 

Brink receives LEA’s top honor

On Feb. 22, Lutheran Education Association announced its 2021 list of distinguished educators.

‘Coast to Coast’: Virtual concert unites Lutherans in song

In March, more than 3,000 people from across the United States joined together for a virtual concert event that featured the music ensembles of Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill., and Sheboygan Lutheran High School in Sheboygan, Wis.  

Watch Call Day services online

Both seminaries of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod will provide live, online coverage of their upcoming Call Day and Assignment services.

Cario appointed interim president of CUW and CUAA

The Board of Regents of Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW), Mequon, Wis., has unanimously selected CUW Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. William Cario to serve as interim president of both CUW and Concordia University Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Pandemics don’t stop disasters — or the church’s response

Natural disasters continued to strike even amid the COVID-19 pandemic. And LCMS Disaster Response continued to respond with mercy, aid and the message of hope found in Christ.

COP agenda includes triennium extension, planning for call services

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Council of Presidents met online the week of Feb. 4 under the Word of God and in prayer.

Additional ‘Take Heart’ retreats planned for 2021

All costs are covered for participating pastors except travel to and from the retreat.

CSL to hold virtual multiethnic symposium

Set for May 4–5, this year’s event is titled “The Rest and the West: What the West Can Learn From Global South Christianity.”

Life Ministry conference draws over 700 registrants

The virtual conference, held March 19–20, featured both live sessions and pre-recorded breakout sessions, as well as live question-and-answer opportunities.

Campus clips – Concordias expand space and programs

Updates from LCMS colleges, universities and seminaries.

Synod president releases statement on pending Equality Act legislation

If signed into law, the bill would have a significant and wide-ranging impact on Christian churches, schools, institutions and individuals.