Lutherans are bringing help to the hurting — both physical and spiritual — in the wake of three devastating hurricanes, a major earthquake and menacing wildfires.
Catch the Lutheran Hour float in Jan. 1 parade
“Bringing Christ to the Nations” is the theme of the Lutheran Hour Ministries float that will be featured in the 2018 Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif.
Two Lutheran-school teachers win teaching-excellence award
Receiving the “Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award” Nov. 12 in St. Louis were fourth-grade teacher Brenda Doering and high school chemistry teacher Rich Langefeld.
Supreme Court hears case of Colorado baker under fire for marriage view
Upon hearing oral arguments for Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission Dec. 5, the U.S. Supreme Court now must decide, in effect, whether Christians have the same liberty as others to live consistently according to their religious beliefs.
LCEF awards grants to 11 Synod ministries
Among the gift recipients are five congregations, four districts, one school and the LCMS Office of National Mission.
Pastoral Formation and Care catalog offers opportunities to support pastoral ministry
A variety of giving options are available.
FAQs address bylaw changes on ecclesiastical supervision
The changes were mandated by Resolution 12–14, adopted by the 2016 LCMS convention and endorsed in May by the Synod’s Board of Directors.
Boards and Business: National, International Mission
Both the National and International Mission boards met in St. Louis in October.
‘Thank, Praise, Serve, and Obey’: new book on the Christian life from CPH
Author Rev. William Weedon is LCMS director of worship and International Center chaplain.
Rural and Small Town Mission conference ‘all about Jesus’
The conference was held Nov. 9–11 in Kansas City, Mo.
Seminaries plan preaching workshops, lecture and music events
The preaching workshops will focus on helping pastors plan and prepare for Lent.
Warehouse fire destroys 1.5 million copies of GOOD NEWS magazine
The magazine is published in 20 languages through the Concordia Mission Society and read in over 100 countries.
LCMS, LCC, NALC release three-year Bible reading guide
The guide is the third joint effort of the three church bodies.
Buckman honored for service to military
Air Force Chaplain (Lt. Col.) James Buckman of Lake Forest, Ill., receives the Bronze St. Martin of Tours Medal.
Nancy Zieman, host of Wisconsin Public Television’s ‘Sewing with Nancy,’ dies at 64
A funeral service is planned for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Peace Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam, Wis.
Registration opens for first Lutheran School Administrators Conference
The event for educators is set for March 11–13 in Orlando.