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Commentary: Should Lutherans take ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’?

What should Christians watch out for when donating money to this ALS cause?

LCMS ministries eligible for payroll-services discount

Concordia Plan Services negotiates discount arrangements with Paychex, a national company experienced in clergy payroll and taxes.

CPS launches Pastoral Support Network

Concordia Plan Services’ new support system offers resources for full-time LCMS pastors and their families.

Simon named VP at LCMS Foundation

Ralph Simon — formerly with Concordia Plan Services — is the Foundation’s new vice-president of Investment Services.

COP applies ‘Koinonia Project’ to church issues

The LCMS Council of Presidents divides into groups to work through such issues each time it meets, until April 2015.

CPS named one of ‘healthiest workplaces’ nationwide

The national award to Concordia Plan Services recognizes employers who have incorporated effective employee-wellness programs and practices.

Worker-wellness groups hold first joint meeting

Discussing how to keep church workers healthy are leaders from Concordia Plan Services, DOXOLOGY, Grace Place Lutheran Wellness Ministries and Shepherd’s Canyon Retreat.

BOD hears LCEF’s proposal for sponsoring a credit union

It would be for LCMS congregations and their members, as well as other LCMS-related entities and people. (File photo)

COP, BOD hold joint annual session

Synod leaders hear updates about each group’s work, as well as on Concordia Retirement Plan changes and health-care reform.

Concordia Plans named ‘healthiest employer’

The Synod’s benefits provider credits “a positive change in its culture due to … wellness programs,” especially the “Be Well … Serve Well” program.

Board of Directors gets ready for new triennium

The Synod’s Board of Directors elects officers for the 2013-16 triennium and takes a number of other actions.

Coalition forms to set ‘action plans’ for church-worker wellness

Members of a new “Ministerial Care Coalition” to improve the health and care of LCMS church workers are developing action plans toward that goal.