The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Council of Presidents met in St. Louis Sept. 16–19.
Set Apart to Serve is partnering with the Concordia University System on a series of campus church work days in 2024.
The town hall will share the latest news from Set Apart to Serve, the LCMS church work recruitment initiative.
Set Apart to Serve has prepared webpages with information about how the church is meeting the need for church workers through its educational institutions.
Set Apart to Serve, the LCMS church work recruitment initiative, will have a significant and visible presence at this summer’s Synod convention in Milwaukee.
The Rev. Dr. James Baneck, executive director of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education, provides an update on the church work recruitment initiative.
In the coming months, each participating site will use SAS resources to discuss full-time church work with their youth and develop long-term plans for nurturing potential church workers in their locations.
Many across the LCMS are collaborating on the initiative to form and recruit new church workers.
The initiative will seek to encourage church work as a second career path for adults already in the workforce.
Set Apart to Serve (SAS) is a Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod effort launched in 2019 to raise up future church workers.
The Set Apart to Serve initiative is calling on the whole Synod to foster and encourage future LCMS church workers.
The seventh LCMS Hispanic National Convention was held Aug. 2–5 under the theme “For We Are All One in Jesus Christ.”