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LCMS President calls for prayer, peace amid Ferguson, Mo., unrest

Together with other residents of metropolitan St. Louis, I have been saddened and worried by the events of the past week in Ferguson, Missouri. So, I write today for one simple reason—with one great need. I write to ask for your prayers.

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LCMS provides opportunities to help persecuted Christians

The world is starting to perk up its ears. Reports of Christians fleeing cities in Iraq; pictures of Islamic militants marking the doors of the faithful as a sign that they must leave or be killed; stories of men being killed, women raped, children beheaded: All are now in the news … and all are for the sake of Christ.

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LCMS offers prayers and resources in light of increasing Christian persecution

Join LCMS President Matthew Harrison in praying for persecuted Christians around the world.

Simon named VP at LCMS Foundation

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) Foundation recently named Ralph Simon as vice-president of Investment Services, effective July 7, 2014.

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The Wait Is Over

Today is not an end to a discussion. It simply emboldens us to do what we do best as Lutherans.

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15 countries. 35 new missionaries.

Special “sending service” for 35 new missionaries who have completed two weeks of training at The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) International Center in St. Louis before they are sent to the four corners of the globe. They will join approximately 140 other missionaries around the world.

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LCMS Foundation names Clasquin as VP

ST. LOUIS, June 9, 2014— Tina Clasquin has been promoted to vice-president of trust administration and customer support with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) Foundation effective June 16.

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Missouri Synod Lutherans commit $100K to Nebraska tornado relief

ST. LOUIS, June 17, 2014—Following dual tornadoes that pummeled a small town in Nebraska on June 16, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) has committed an initial $100,000 to the disaster relief and response effort.

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Free to be Faithful Essay Contest now open to pastors and church workers

Now, we want to hear from LCMS pastors and church workers through our summer Free to be Faithful Essay Contest.

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Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Recommends Faith-based Program for Girls

ST. LOUIS (May 14, 2014) – The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison and American Heritage Girls (AHG) Executive Director Patti Garibay signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) May 14, 2014.

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Missouri Synod Lutherans continue Philippine disaster-relief efforts

ST. LOUIS, April 30, 2014—Many teams and organizations sent to assist with last fall’s Typhoon Haiyan recovery efforts have already left the Philippines, just four months after the disaster.

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Missouri Synod Lutherans participate in ‘Refugee Sunday’

ST. LOUIS, April 11, 2014—Schools and congregations of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) will be participating in Refugee Sunday on June 22.

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Help Orange Out Malaria! in April with the Lutheran Malaria Initiative

ST. LOUIS, April 10, 2014—Lutherans across the United States will come together to “Orange Out Malaria!” as part of the Lutheran Malaria Initiative (LMI) April 22-25, ending the week with LMI Sunday on April 27.

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Missouri Synod Lutherans release new mission-focused journal

ST. LOUIS, March 26, 2014—“Is there a uniquely Lutheran approach to mission?” That question is at the heart of the Journal of Lutheran Mission, a new free electronic publication now available from The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS).

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Tired of Hobby Lobby?

You’re tired of hearing about Hobby Lobby and the Supreme Court. But even though you are tired, even though you’ve grown weary of having the same discussions about the same points, Hobby Lobby and fines and health-care plans still matter. They matter because your country – the United States of America – was founded on the principle that you were born with certain rights: the rights to seek and follow truth, to live according to your beliefs, to worship freely.

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LCMS National Housing Support Corp. awarded $150,000 grant for St. Louis City renewal

ST. LOUIS, March 5, 2014—LCMS National Housing Support Corp. (NHSC) d/b/a Lutheran Housing Support has been awarded a $150,000 Wells Fargo UrbanLIFT™ grant for the corporation’s ongoing revitalization efforts in St. Louis’ historic College Hill neighborhood.