The complaint seeks a reversal of CTX’s governance change.
On Sept. 1, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) filed a complaint against Concordia University Texas, Austin, Texas.
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.
On Aug. 9, Concordia University Texas (CTX), Austin, Texas, President Dr. Donald Christian notified the LCMS Board of Directors that the CTX regents elected by the Synod convention would not be seated.
In keeping with the spirit of 2023 Resolution 7-03, the LCMS Board of Directors has reached out to the Concordia University Texas Board of Regents to request a meeting later this month.
All five university presidents support Res. 7-04B, “To Revise Bylaws to Revisit and Renew Relationship of Colleges and Universities with the Synod.”
The resolutions clarify multi-parish representation at conventions, fix various glitches in the convention Handbook and clarify Synod Bylaws.
The resolution calls Concordia University Texas to repentance for seeking to separate itself from Synod governance.
Members of Floor Committee 7 discuss the Concordia University System governance proposal.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) Board of Directors met at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis May 18–19.
Set Apart to Serve has prepared webpages with information about how the church is meeting the need for church workers through its educational institutions.
In preparation for the upcoming Synod convention, a new webpage provides relevant information in one place.