Photo essay: Sent to Serve—National Lutheran Schools Week 2021. An oft-repeated theme of 2020 was “together apart”: finding strength in shared experience even while being physically distant.
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. B. Keith Haney presented a free webinar on “One Nation Under God.”
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. John Schmidtke presented a free webinar on “A Place Not Forgotten.” Ministry in the urban context is challenging as ministries deal with poverty, crime, lack of opportunity and a host of social issues.
LCMS Managing Photojournalist Erik M. Lunsford shares some of 2020’s definitive moments.
The Rev. Michael Schuermann, pastor of University Lutheran, is at work amid ever-changing circumstances on this campus, serving students, faculty, staff and members of the community with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
The initial assessment of Hurricane Sally’s damage revealed that 19 congregations in Alabama and Florida were affected. The storm impacted the entire community, including schools, the district camp and members’ homes.
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, the Rev. Martin Schultheis presented a free webinar on “Developing Enterprise for Mercy.” Resources and opportunity often seem to be lacking in the urban communities in need of enterprise.
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, the Rev. Dien Ashley Taylor presents a free webinar on “Ministry in the Coronavirus Epicenter — Update.”
St. John Lutheran Church in Lake Charles sustained significant damage, including to its sanctuary, which had two opposing walls completely blown out, destroying the stained glass and ruining most of the building’s contents.
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Christian Friends of New Americans’ Rev. Dr. Allan Buckman and Rev. Dr. Stanish Stanley present a free webinar on “Reaching Immigrants with the Good News.”
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. Dr. Greg Seltz presents on “Religious Freedom in Our PC Culture.”
New Bible studies address the hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic, reminding the church of God’s Word and promises for difficult times.
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Deaconess Kimberly Trombley of Bethesda Ministries presents a free webinar titled “Ministry with People With Disabilities.”
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Deaconess Dr. Kim Schave presents a free webinar titled “Domestic Violence and Its Impact on Ministry.”
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison encourages and suggests resources for congregations as they begin or plan for resuming in-person worship.
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, the Rev. Dr. E. Johnson Rethinasamy presents a free webinar titled “Ministry in the Epicenter of the Coronavirus Pandemic.”