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KFUO Radio set to begin broadcasting from new studios in Kirkwood, Mo., Monday, June 24

The world’s oldest continuously operating Christian radio station, has moved its studios to The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s International Center in Kirkwood, Mo. The new studios will be dedicated during a special worship service at the International Center’s chapel, followed by a rite of blessing in the studios.

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Missouri Synod Lutherans host live Twitter chat on marriage

ST. LOUIS, June 17, 2013—The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is planning its first-ever tweet chat and is encouraging its members and church workers to join Lutheran leaders in a discussion about God’s intention for marriage.

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Ready. Set. Go! LCMS sends 38 new missionaries to the four corners

Special “sending service” for 38 new Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) missionaries being sent to the four corners of the globe.

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LCMS names three deaconesses to new positions in International, National Mission offices

ST. LOUIS, June 8, 2013—Three deaconesses recently began serving in newly created positions at The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) International Center in St. Louis.

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Schave named associate executive director, LCMS Office of International Mission

ST. LOUIS, June 7, 2013—The Rev. Steven D. recently began serving as associate executive director at The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) Office of International Mission (OIM).

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LCMS joins in releasing “An Affirmation of Marriage”

ST. LOUIS, June 6, 2013—Seeking to provide clarity and express mutual agreement on what Scripture teaches about marriage and sexuality, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod released “An Affirmation of Marriage” May 24 that also is signed by leaders of the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA), Lutheran Church—Canada (LCC) and the North American Lutheran Church (NALC).

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An Affirmation of Marriage

“An Affirmation of Marriage” – A statement by the Anglican Church in North America, Lutheran Church-Canada, North American Lutheran Church and The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod

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Schmidt named director of LCMS School Ministry

ST. LOUIS, May 28, 2013—Terry L. Schmidt has been named director of School Ministry for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) effective July 1.

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Lutheran Housing Support awarded $55,000 in tax credits

LCMS National Housing Support Corp. (LHS) has been awarded a $55,000 tax credit allocation through the Missouri Housing Development Commission’s Affordable Housings Assistance Program (AHAP). The credits will be used to expand LHS’ affordable housing development efforts in the College Hill neighborhood of North St. Louis.

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Missouri Synod grants $100,000 for Oklahoma tornado relief

ST. LOUIS, May 24, 2013— As damage assessments continue, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) has approved an initial $100,000 emergency grant to the LCMS Oklahoma District to meet immediate tornado-relief needs.

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Boy Scouts of America: What the Policy Change Means

A statement by the Rev. Bart Day, Executive Director, Office of National Mission On Thursday,…

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Missouri Synod President signs joint statement on proposed changes to Boy Scout membership policy

ST. LOUIS, May 23, 2013 — The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), joined 49 leaders of religious organizations in the United States in signing a statement that was sent yesterday to Boy Scouts of America imploring the organization to retain its current membership policy.

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LCMS responds to Oklahoma tornado

ST. LOUIS, May 21, 2013—In the wake of the monstrous tornado that struck Moore, Okla., and severe storms that affected other areas of the Midwest yesterday, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) asks for prayers and financial gifts to help those affected by the disaster.

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Boy Scouts of America: Why the Proposed Policy Change Matters

Western culture is at a crucial moment in history. After 103 years of existence, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) may vote to change drastically its membership policy. For those who may be unaware, the BSA, in recent months, has discussed allowing both gay Scouts and Scout leaders into its organization.

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Missouri Synod issues new $70,000 grant for ongoing Superstorm Sandy relief

ST. LOUIS, May 16, 2013—As recovery efforts continue on the East Coast following the ravages of Superstorm Sandy last fall, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is issuing a new $70,000 grant to help 32 local families repair or renovate their storm-damaged homes.

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LCMS participates in ecumenical summit on biblical marriage, sexuality

ST. LOUIS, May 14, 2013—A landmark ecumenical summit on “Biblical Teaching on Marriage and Sexuality” featuring church leaders from the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA), Lutheran Church-Canada (LCC), North American Lutheran Church (NALC) and The Lutheran Church―Missouri Synod (LCMS).took place May 3-5, 2013, at Church of the Holy Communion, Dallas.