church partners

Delegates adopt resolutions on fertility issues, persecuted Christians

The Synod in convention adopted the final three resolutions from Floor Committee 3 on Mercy regarding fertility issues, persecuted Christians and LCMS World Relief and Human Care.

Ofgaa encourages delegates to have ‘joy in the Lord and Him alone’

The Rev. Berhanu Ofgaa, who experienced persecution at the hands of the Communist government in Ethiopia, encourages delegates to “rejoice in the cross of Jesus,” even in the midst of suffering.

Synod, Tanzania Lutherans Partner to Spread Gospel

Partnership between Synod, Tanzania Lutherans and seminary brings Gospel to tens of thousands and bolsters theological education.

Partners in the Gospel

The LCMS is in altar and pulpit fellowship with 34 partner churches across the globe — Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America. This fellowship helps to strengthen and encourage diverse Lutheran churches that are separated by culture and location but that are all united in one confession and one shared hope in Jesus Christ.

Delegates pass resolutions on study of licensed lay deacons, Lord’s Supper oversight

In their second appearance at the convention, the Theology and Church Relations Floor Committee presents three resolutions, all of which are adopted.