Schmidt: LCMS schools to play major role in Ablaze!

Lutheran schools will play a major role in the Synod’s Ablaze! initiative to bring the…

12 'themes' to direct education of pastors

By Joe Isenhower Jr.  Twelve “themes” that grew out of suggestions from seminary faculties, board…

Congregation will miss Simon, pastor says

By Paula Schlueter Ross Former U.S. Sen. Paul Simon will be sorely missed by fellow…

CTCR acts on civic-events guidelines

The Synod’s Commission on Theology and Church Relations (CTCR) has forwarded to the Council of…

Board of Directors begins new Q&A feature to 'clear up confusion' over recent actions

The Synod’s Board of Directors has introduced a new question-and-answer feature to its Web site…

Study looks into worker debt

The nation’s three largest Lutheran church bodies are conducting a study to determine the extent…

Schwan outreach-grants program ends

Although 2003 was the last year for awarding congregational-outreach grants from the Marvin M. Schwan…

LCMS Releases New Web Site Design

The new site, launched Dec. 18, consolidates more than 20 individual departmental web sites, including…

Mission focus in January reflects Ablaze! theme

A number of resources – most of them free — are available to help congregations…

LWF, ILC reps agree to continue to meet, talk

Representatives of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the International Lutheran Council (ILC) have agreed…

LCMS, ELCA meet for doctrinal talks

Representatives of the Missouri Synod and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) met Nov.…

Administration officials to speak at deaconess event

Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, will inaugurate its new graduate-level deaconess program Jan. 19 with…

Registration remains open for National Youth Gathering

Registration remains open for the 2004 National LCMS Youth Gathering, July 24-28 in Orlando, Fla. Gretchen…

Positions

Concordia University, Austin, Texas, seeks applicants to fill faculty positions in the disciplines listed below.…

Official Notices

Nominating ballots–2004 Convention The official nominating ballots for the offices of President, First Vice President…

COP: Seminarians' wives need to be members of LCMS congregations

Should wives of seminary students necessarily be Missouri Synod Lutherans? Yes, says the Synod’s Council…