As part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the LCMS will use Soldiers of the Cross as one means to continue to assist LCMS church workers and their families.
The Ministerial Care Coalition, a project of Concordia Plan Services, began in 2014 with the goal of fostering wide-ranging discussion and advocacy of worker wellness in the LCMS.
Your church has a place for you! Whether as a pastor, director of Christian Education (DCE), deaconess, music director or educator, each and every church worker vocation helps proclaim the Good News!
One of the seven mission priorities of the LCMS Board for National Mission is to “promote and nurture the spiritual, emotional, and physical well-being of pastors and professional church workers.”
The focus groups will provide the opportunity to give feedback crucial to helping workers and their families throughout the Synod.
Churches and church workers are not specifically targeted by the changes but will be affected by them.
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison comments on two major demographic studies about the Synod.
Concordia University System President Dr. Dean O. Wenthe talks about church work career training at Concordia universities and colleges, and Concordia University Chicago’s Kristin Wassilak and Steve Landgraf discuss the Careers for Christ visit weekend Oct. 28-30, 2016, at CUC.
The Church Worker Update website gets a makeover, and the new version will be available the first week of June.
The 15-minute video features task force Chairman Rev. Larry Vogel, representatives of the LCMS Mid-South District and Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison.
The LCMS mercy program works in cooperation with districts to provide emergency grants to church workers in crisis.