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Summer internships at Concordia Plans

Interns will work full time at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis from June 3 through Aug. 2. 

Synod officers, board members installed in St. Louis

The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison was re-elected to a fifth term as LCMS president during the 2023 convention in Milwaukee.

Synod officers to be installed in St. Louis

The service of installation will take place in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, on Sept. 15 at 7 p.m.

Klein to serve as financial educator

Klein joins the Worker Wellness team at Concordia Plan Services.

Concordia Plans seeks summer interns

Paid internships are available in the areas of accounting, finance, IT, business administration, human resources, creative services and marketing.

Concordia Plans restructures to strengthen focus on workers

The new structure more closely connects all organizational units that directly interact with CPS customers.

Synod organizations seek summer interns

The internships are based at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.

Ministerial Care Coalition holds annual meeting

The coalition — a collection of representatives from around the Synod — supports and fosters conversations about church worker wellness.

LCMS missionaries displaced by Ethiopia flooding

The seminary of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) in Addis Ababa was also severely damaged, and several people died.

First respite retreat held for commissioned ministers

The retreat consisted of three days of worship, learning and fellowship offered at no cost to participants.

BOD covers much ground in wide-ranging meeting

The Synod’s Board of Directors met via Zoom on Nov. 19.

BOD adopts first-quarter budget for FY21

Due to near-term COVID-related challenges, the Board in April had endorsed a proposal from the Operations Team to prepare spending forecasts through the end of the current fiscal year and abbreviated budget proposals for just the first quarter of the next.  

Coronavirus stimulus includes ‘Paycheck Protection Program’ to assist small businesses, including religious nonprofits

On April 2, the U.S. Small Business Administration confirmed that tax-exempt nonprofits such as churches are eligible to apply.

Synod leaders meet to discuss church worker wellness

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.

National Witness, Life Together and Retention floor committees conclude convention business

Delegates passed all 15 resolutions presented by the three committees on July 25.

BOD continues on path toward best corporate stewardship

At its November meeting, the Board heard from its chairman about efforts to increase the efficiencies of corporate Synod so the church can use the savings on its “core competencies.”