The Rev. Dwayne Lueck, North Wisconsin District president, says prayer is important for all professional church workers as they struggle with the inherent challenges of their callings.
Do you know someone who is considering a career as a Lutheran pastor, teacher, deaconess or other church worker? There are many different ways to serve the church and its vital ministries. Learn more about where the various church-work programs are offered around the country.
Faithful church workers teach about the saving grace of Jesus Christ and dedicate their lives to sharing God’s love and serving Him through their vocations. Read about how three church workers carry out their calls at Christ Lutheran Church in Normal, Ill.
The Rev. Dr. Bruce Hartung discusses how congregations can be welcoming and supportive to new church workers.
The Rev. Dr. Bruce Hartung discusses the issue of computer use by pastors: how much is too much?
By providing retreats and workshops for church workers, congregations and ministry teams, Grace Place Lutheran Wellness Ministries strives to provide preventive “pause points” that help LCMS church workers achieve balance and wellness in all areas of life.
Shepherd’s Canyon Retreat in Arizona, an RSO of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, offers weeklong retreats for the emotional and spiritual healing of hurting church workers.
Soldiers of the Cross and Veterans of the Cross are two LCMS mercy programs that help faithful pastors, teachers and other church workers in financial crisis.
DOXOLOGY offers 10 days of intensive study for pastors through a yearlong program that refreshes and renews pastors, spouses and lay leaders.
In the Synod’s national mission work, we specifically address the mission priorities of the LCMS. But none are as equally significant and challenging as “promoting and nurturing the spiritual, emotional and physical well-being of pastors and professional church workers.”
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison encourages clergymen in their preaching and urges congregations to encourage their church workers.
The Rev. Dr. Bruce Hartung discusses the use of Internet pornography by church workers and pastors who spend many hours on their computers.
This month’s column addresses readers’ concerns that relate to church workers and congregations or schools.