Meeting Sept. 8-9 in St. Louis, the Synod’s Board of Directors welcomes three new members, elects its leaders, adopts six resolutions and hears reports.
The LCMS Board for National Mission extends a third “specialized pastoral ministry” call to the Rev. Thomas Waynick of Fort Benning, Ga.
A list of the candidates nominated by congregations from their regions for the LCMS Board of Directors and the Boards for National and International Mission.
A listing of candidates for regional LCMS Board of Directors, Board for National Mission and Board for International Mission positions.
The Feb. 12-13 meeting of the LCMS Board for National Mission includes reports on Millennials and steady declines in Synod membership.
Chaplain Steven Hokana brings more than 30 years of military experience to the LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces.
At the Sept. 9-10 meeting in the St. Louis, the LCMS Board for National Mission continues its policy work, hears from numerous speakers and takes several actions.
Such policies from the Board for National Mission will guide the Synod in developing and providing resources for districts and their congregations.
At its Feb. 2 meeting, the Board for National Mission examines its role as a policy-making board in light of ministry reports.
Such calls to specialized pastoral ministers are possible with adoption of Resolution 2-15B by delegates to the 2013 Synod convention.
At its May 30-31 meeting, the Synod’s Board for National Mission continues work on refining policies and on a theological statement for mission.
During its May 16-17 meeting in St. Louis, the LCMS Board of Directors also sets Milwaukee as the site for the 2016 Synod convention.
The LCMS Board for National Mission also continues work on policy and approves a process to call rostered workers into specialized pastoral ministries.
The Synod’s two mission boards review a draft of “A Theological Statement for Mission in the 21st Century,” a document mandated by the 2013 Synod convention.
At the most recent meeting, board members also tweak policies, elect officers and hear staff reports.