The Rev. John Arthur Moldstad Jr., president of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod, died in Madison Lake, Minn., on Jan. 29.
The conference, set for March 19–20, will include both live sessions and on-demand videos, as well as the opportunity to engage with speakers through question-and-answer sessions.
The Jan. 16 event, sponsored by LCMS Life Ministry, was one stop on the March for Life Chicago’s “Moving the Movement Tour,” which connected participants across five Midwestern states in a series of pro-life car rallies and caravans.
On Jan. 28, Concordia College New York (CCNY), Bronxville, N.Y., and Iona College, New Rochelle, N.Y., issued a joint press release detailing the closure of CCNY in the fall of 2021.
Congregation members, workers and leaders from across the LCMS listened, shared and learned during the Making Disciples for Life gathering held via Zoom the evenings of Jan. 11–14.
On Jan. 21, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison sent an email to all workers on the Synod roster addressing questions and concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines.
Updates from LCMS colleges, universities and seminaries.
The decision came during the Evangelical Lutheran Mission Diocese of Finland’s annual meeting, held on Nov. 14, 2020.
The resource, titled “Faith to Follow: Transition from the Call to the Church,” was written by Kate Meadows, a second-year pastor’s wife in South Dakota.
The LCMS Council of Presidents conducted its fourth meeting of 2020 (its third via Zoom video conference) on Nov. 16–18, with discussion of the pandemic’s impact on the church dominating the meeting.
The Synod’s Board of Directors met via Zoom on Nov. 19.
After a summer interrupted by COVID-19 cancellations, LCMS Servant Event hosts are optimistically planning their events again for Summer 2021.
National Lutheran Schools Week will take place Jan. 24–30 under the theme “Sent to Serve.”
Chastity is not simply about “waiting for marriage,” but about the entire life of the believer.
The State of the Synod content has taken on a new delivery form this year, available to a wider online audience at the LCMS website.
LCMS Managing Photojournalist Erik M. Lunsford shares some of 2020’s definitive moments.