Schöne, who served as bishop from 1985 to 1996, died on Sept. 22 at the age of 89.
The cause of the fire, which occurred on Sunday, Sept. 19, is still unknown.
This article is the second in a series observing Hispanic Heritage Month.
Hempelmann died on Aug. 29 at the age of 82.
In a supplement to the September 2021 “Reporter,” LCMS Pastoral Education addresses the question of whether pastors are necessary, introduces the new Church Worker Recruitment Initiative and shows how you support our seminaries through the Synod.
The rollout of the hymnal will involve 14 countries in Latin America.
The September issue of The Lutheran Witness explores the Lutheran funeral in depth.
Updates on LCMS mission work around the world.
News from LCMS universities and seminaries.
The session was geared toward preparing the missionaries for the first part of their work: visiting congregations and building a network of support.
In the days since the Category 4 storm made landfall and continued inland across the Southern and Eastern United States, it is estimated to have caused at least 65 deaths and more than $50 billion in damages.
LCMS Youth Ministry hosted the triennial National Lutheran Youth Workers Conference (#NATIONAL21), and YouthLead (formerly Lutheran Youth Fellowship) met for its annual retreat in Houston July 11-14.
In addition to the first-time gift matches, two additional gift-match opportunities are open to all, both first-time contributors and those who already have a record of giving.
PALS, or Post-Seminary Applied Learning and Support, is an ongoing effort of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education to help new pastors and their wives transition from seminary through the first three years of ministry.
Groteluschen died on July 23 at the age of 96.
The seminary of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) in Addis Ababa was also severely damaged, and several people died.