2023 LCMS Convention

‘We Preach Christ Crucified’: Getting ready for this summer’s convention

The pre-convention work of assembling overtures, reports and nominations for the 2023 LCMS convention is well underway,

COP discusses Synod joys, concerns

The LCMS Council of Presidents met Nov. 14–16.

COP welcomes new members

The COP also thanked outgoing COP Chairman Rev. Dr. David P. E. Maier for his service.

BOD looks to 2023 and beyond

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Board of Directors met Aug. 25–26 in St. Louis,

LCEF art contest to mark Synod’s 175th

Winning entries will be displayed at the LCEF booth during the 68th Regular Convention of the LCMS, set for July 29–Aug. 3, 2023, in Milwaukee.

Official notice: Committee for Convention Nominations

All districts have elected members of the Committee for Convention Nominations.

Lecakes re-elected in Atlantic District

The LCMS Atlantic District held its 61st convention July 22–23 in Albany, N.Y.

Rocky Mountain District elects Maxwell

The Rev. James Maxwell was elected to his first term as president of the LCMS Rocky Mountain District during the district’s 52nd convention, held June 9–10.

Mohr elected to first term in Central Illinois

The 60th convention of the LCMS Central Illinois District was held July 17–19 in Springfield, Ill.

Turner re-elected in Iowa District West

The district held its 41st convention June 26–28 in Milford, Iowa.

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.

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.