Find ways to show gratitude and support for 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.”
The Church Work Directors Conference was convened Jan. 31–Feb. 1 by the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education as a part of its Set Apart to Serve initiative,
To honor Young’s legacy, LCEF and the LCMS Foundation have worked together to establish the Dr. Rosa J. Young Scholarship Endowment.
Resolution 6-01, “To Support and Participate in the Comprehensive Church Worker Recruitment Initiative,” was adopted by the LCMS convention in 2019.
Congregations and school communities are encouraged to use the month of October to demonstrate appreciation not only for their pastors, but for all workers in the parish and school
In a supplement to the September 2021 “Reporter,” LCMS Pastoral Education addresses the question of whether pastors are necessary, introduces the new Church Worker Recruitment Initiative and shows how you support our seminaries through the Synod.
In the August issue of LW, the Rev. Dr. James Baneck, executive director of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education, explains why and how the Church Worker Recruitment Initiative will be vital to the work of the LCMS.
The Board for International Mission met May 27–28, and the Board for National Mission met June 10–11.
Beginning in Fall 2021, full-time students at Concordia University, St. Paul (CSP), St. Paul, Minn., who pursue a course of study leading to a degree in church work will pay no more than $6,000 in tuition each academic year.
The LCMS Council of Presidents conducted its fourth meeting of 2020 (its third via Zoom video conference) on Nov. 16–18, with discussion of the pandemic’s impact on the church dominating the meeting.