Spring/Summer ‘Engage’: ‘Whenever and wherever’

The combined Spring/Summer 2021 issue of ‘Lutherans Engage the World’ shows Lutherans continuing to love and serve their neighbors in new and nimble ways.

‘Una Sancta’: June/July ‘Witness’

The June/July issue of The Lutheran Witness explores what it means to be “the one, holy Christian and apostolic Church.”

From the mission field: Project 24 finds blessing during pandemic

Project 24, which provides boarding for Kenyan children while they attend school, had to close its sites and send the children home in 2020 due to COVID-19.

Campus clips: Commencements, honors, summer workshops

Updates from LCMS universities and seminaries.

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Harrison signs joint letter to U.S. Secretary of Education

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison joined with other religious leaders in asking the U.S. Secretary of Education to preserve protections for faith-based student organizations on public college campuses.

Gewecke elected to first term in New Jersey District

The Rev. Stephen Gewecke was elected to his first term as president of the LCMS New Jersey District at the district’s 19th convention, held May 21 in Clinton, N.J.

Concordia, Irvine, moves ‘forward in faith’

In February, Concordia University Irvine (CUI), Irvine, Calif., announced the successful completion of its comprehensive “Forward in Faith” campaign, which was launched in 2013 with a focus on new facilities, scholarships, academic programs and the university’s endowment. 

‘Endless gratitude’: Concordia College New York celebrates final commencement

Later this year, the 140-year-old institution will permanently close.

LCMS seminaries celebrate in-person Call Days

After holding virtual Call Day services in 2020 due to the nationwide COVID-19 shutdown, the two seminaries of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod were able, by God’s grace, to return to in-person Call Day celebrations in 2021.

Council of Presidents holds annual Call Week meeting

The COP approved placements and conducted other business.

COVID-19 and the church: One year later

Over the last year, LCMS Research Services has carried out a series of surveys to study how the Synod’s churches, schools and workers are doing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Finnish bishop charged over biblical teaching on human sexuality

The charges stem from a 2004 booklet published by Luther Foundation Finland.

Campus clips – Music, service and a farewell

Updates from LCMS universities and seminaries.

From the mission field – Spanish Dogmatics volumes printed

For the first time, two Spanish translations of Confessional Lutheran Dogmatics — Baptism and Christology — are available in print.

Wyoming District re-elects Hill

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

Winkelman, Grove take top posts at international schools

Two of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s three international schools will welcome new heads of school on July 1.