Applications open for 2023 national development grants

The application deadline is Feb. 1.

Million Dollar Life Match applications now open

Grants will support LCMS congregations involved in providing beginning-of-life care in their local communities.

Synod offers technology grants to congregations

The deadline to apply for a grant is April 5.

Survey reveals impact of COVID-19 on congregations

More than 1,200 congregations responded to the survey, which was sent to every congregation with a valid email address — 4,787 in total — in June.

Legal-resources webpage debuts at LCMS site

Under five tabs, the new webpage currently offers 31 documents.

Protecting your church’s data from hackers

It’s a computer nightmare scenario — made real recently for one LCMS congregation that made the local news because of the situation.

LCMS congregations report statistics for 2014

With the highest percentage of congregations reporting in at least 15 years, their membership statistics are especially helpful for determining delegate representation at next year’s Synod convention.

French-train heroes receive medals from Defense secretary

Lutheran French-train “hero” Alek Skarlatos receives the Soldier’s Medal from U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

LCMS Lutheran among ‘heroes’ in French-train ordeal

Aleksander Skarlatos, a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Roseburg, Ore., is among the men honored for stopping an armed attacker on a French train Aug. 21.