Electors meet Feb. 6, 2021, to elect the new president.
The Synod’s colleges, universities and seminaries are preparing to return to class this fall under guidelines necessitated by COVID-19.
The Rev. Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. is prayerfully considering the call, which was issued on May 16.
The two LCMS seminaries held virtual Call Day services on April 28 (CSL) and April 29 (CTSFW) due to COVID-19 restrictions, issuing a total of 189 calls and assignments as thousands of people watched online from around the globe.
During the COVID-19 shutdown, the Synod’s institutions of higher learning are looking for ways to help while following government-imposed safety mandates.
The event, organized by the Coalition for Life–St. Louis, saw its largest turnout ever in 2020.
To abide by social distancing guidelines, many LCMS churches are offering online-only services.
The March 2020 supplement to the “Reporter” highlights the importance of pastoral formation in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.