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Synod responds to CTX action to self-govern

On Nov. 8, the Board of Regents of Concordia University Texas, Austin, Texas, voted to designate itself the university’s “sole governing body.”

Campus clips: Synod schools add space, staff

Updates from LCMS day schools, universities and seminaries.

Spring ‘Engage’: The Word at work

The Spring 2023 issue of ‘Lutherans Engage the World’ gives a glimpse of how the Word of God is at work in the United States and around the world.

‘Set Apart to Serve’ launches pilot program

In the coming months, each participating site will use SAS resources to discuss full-time church work with their youth and develop long-term plans for nurturing potential church workers in their locations.

Spring break servants: College students help homeowners rebuild from Hurricane Ian

The Synod partnered with the LCMS Florida-Georgia District and Zion Lutheran Church in Fort Myers, Fla., to host three one-week volunteer deployments.

Campus clips: Focus on teachers

Updates from LCMS day schools, universities and seminaries.

Obituaries
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.

‘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.

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.

SAS launches second career focus

The initiative will seek to encourage church work as a second career path for adults already in the workforce.

SPM conference to highlight specialized contexts

The 2023 LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry conference will take place Feb. 28 through March 1 in St. Louis.

Advocate for life all year long

There are numerous opportunities around the country to support life.

‘We Preach Christ Crucified’: Getting ready for this summer’s convention

The pre-convention work of assembling overtures, reports and nominations for the 2023 LCMS convention is well underway,

LHM float wins award at Rose Parade

The float from Lutheran Hour Ministries — titled “A New Day with Jesus” — was awarded the Tournament of Roses Director Award.

Applications open for 2023 national development grants

The application deadline is Feb. 1.