The Synod partnered with the LCMS Florida-Georgia District and Zion Lutheran Church in Fort Myers, Fla., to host three one-week volunteer deployments.
Harrison signs joint letter to U.S. Secretary of Education
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison joined with other religious leaders in asking the U.S. Secretary of Education to preserve protections for faith-based student organizations on public college campuses.
Seminary boards meet, look forward to ‘close cooperation’
The boards agreed to establish a formal process for their leaders to meet regularly, in addition to the bylaw-established annual meeting of the joint board.
LCMS convention passes four National Witness resolutions by wide margins
The resolutions addressed church planting, shared congregational ministry, campus ministry and the legacy of Rosa J. Young.
National Mission board celebrates effective triennium, hears ministry updates
The board also heard a presentation on the Synod’s new national mission emphasis, ‘Making Disciples For Life.’
Registration opens for 2019 National LCMS Campus Ministry Conference
Registration is open for “Witness,” the 2019 National LCMS Campus Ministry Conference, set for Jan. 2-5 on the campuses of Purdue University and Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Ind.
KFUO Audio: Free to be Faithful on campus
Martha Mitkos joined Rev. Marcus Zill on The Student Union radio program to discuss religious liberty and The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Free to be Faithful initiative on college campuses.
March 10 webinar: spiritually preparing youth for college
During the free webinar, LCMS Campus Ministry Director Rev. Marcus Zill will share the “essentials” for helping youth make this transition.
KFUO Audio: College student reflects on civil rights, choice for life
Hannah Hart, a college student at the University of Memphis, and the Rev. Marcus Zill share reflections on civil rights and the choice for life during The Student Union program on KFUO Radio.
Liberty and liturgy in the nation’s capital
LCMS college students explore the intersection of faith and society at the Jan. 4-6 “Liberty” conference.
And the ‘Mustache Resolution’ winner is …
Montana District President Rev. Terry Forke wins having “the best mustache” as he and Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison both undergo facial-hair shaves.
Photo gallery: Liberty Conference and the Great Mustache Shave-Off
“Liberty,” the 2017 National LCMS Campus Ministry Conference, was Jan. 4-6 on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. “The Mustache Resolution” was also settled between LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison and LCMS Montana District President Rev. Terry Forke.
Registration opens for 2017 campus-ministry conference
“Liberty” will take place Jan. 4-6 on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park, Md.
Gospel’s centrality key to BNM’s work in new triennium
Meeting in St. Louis Sept. 8-9, the Synod’s Board for National Mission hears reports on all 18 ministries of the LCMS Office of National Mission.
Rural & Small Town Mission Conference set for Wichita
This year’s conference is planned for Nov. 3-5 in Wichita, Kan., under the theme “Mission at Home: Standing Where You Are Planted.”
KFUO Audio: Interview about ‘Mission Field: USA’ with Rev. Schave, Rev. Burfeind
KFUO Radio host Andy Bates talks with Rev. Steve Schave, director, LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Peter Burfeind about national mission work. Rev. Burfeind is a domestic missionary serving in campus ministry at the University of Toledo and in the struggling inner city of Toledo, Ohio, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church and Student Ministry.