The LCMS Texas District effort has changed from splintered work in response to changing needs to that of a well-coordinated operation.
The event — sponsored annually by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis — is set for May 1–2.
The latest issues of Concordia Seminary and For the Life of the World are free to read online.
An overview of the most recent meetings of the LCMS Council of Presidents, Board for National Mission and Board for International Mission.
From the font to the classroom and beyond, pastoral formation is a lifelong endeavor. It takes all hands on deck, both on and o the seminary campus, to form a pastor.
A March 2018 Supplement to the Reporter highlights the Mission Field:USA, an LCMS Office of National Mission initiative to develop partnerships between struggling inner-city and rural congregations and healthy congregations that desire to help these ministries restart.
News from LCMS colleges and seminaries.
St. John’s Lutheran School has grown from 200 to 232 students since last year, and 12 of the new students — who weren’t affiliated with a church — are now worshiping at St. John’s congregation.
The new paid-tuition policies at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., are for residential pastoral ministry and deaconess students, beginning with the 2018–19 year.
Others elected to leadership positions include the Rev. Mark Nebel of Red Bud, Ill., as first vice-president; the Rev. Benjamin Ball of Hamel, Ill., second vice-president; the Rev. Peter Ill of Millstadt, Ill., secretary; and Julie Johnson of Hamel, treasurer.
The new online resource is available on the LCMS president’s webpage.
Individuals and groups can spend a day, a week or more helping residents of the Beaumont, Port Arthur, Corpus Christi and Rockport areas whose lives were affected by the storm.
Registration is now open for more than 40 LCMS Servant Events in the categories of construction, human care, environmental, outreach, multicultural and crisis.
Available on the convention website are several free items LWML groups and congregations can use to let their members know about the convention.
Two surveys, one of congregations and one of young adults, focused on the question of retention of LCMS youth following confirmation.