From the mission field: Making the mission ‘easier’

The LCMS Latin America and the Caribbean region has four area facilitators who work as part of the regional leadership and report to the regional director.

‘Tell them the truth’: Fostering a Lutheran identity in Latin America

On May 27, three pastors and 12 deaconesses graduated from Concordia the Reformer Seminary and Mercy Center in Palmar Arriba, Dominican Republic.

Campus clips: Synod schools engage in mission, service, study

Updates from LCMS universities and seminaries.

Michigan District elects Davis to first term

The Rev. David A. Davis replaces the Rev. Dr. David P.E. Maier, who reached the limit of allowable terms after serving as district president for 13 years.

Snow re-elected in Nebraska

The Rev. Richard L. Snow was elected at the LCMS Nebraska District’s 20th convention, held June 24–25 in Kearney, Neb.

English District elects Hardy to third term

The district’s 57th convention was held June 20–22 in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Rockey elected to first term in Florida-Georgia District

The Rev. James H. Rockey had previously served as the district’s second vice-president.

Obituaries
Obituary: Rev. Dr. Osmar Otto Lehenbauer, former president of the LCMS New England District

The Rev. Dr. Osmar Otto Lehenbauer died on June 28 at the age of 92.

Gibson re-elected in Pacific Southwest District

The Rev. Dr. Mike Gibson ran unopposed and was elected by a vote of acclamation.

Iowa District East re-elects Saunders

The Rev. Dr. Brian Saunders was elected to his fifth term as president of the LCMS Iowa District East at the district’s 41st convention, held June 24–25 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Stuckwisch elected in Indiana District

The Rev. Dr. D. Richard Stuckwisch was elected to his first term as president of the LCMS Indiana District at the district’s 23rd convention, held June 23–24 in Fort Wayne.

Forke elected to sixth term in Montana

The district held its 35th convention June 13–16 in Billings, Mont.

Wilson re-elected in Ohio District

The Ohio District convention was held June 22–24 at Concordia University Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Pingel elected in Eastern District

The district held its 100th convention June 17–18 in Tonawanda, N.Y.

BIM plans for future, gives thanks for past blessings

The board met May 26–27 in St. Louis.

John Willie
South Wisconsin District re-elects Wille

The district held its 56th convention June 12–14 in Mequon, Wis.