The measure was approved by over 90%, with more than 60% of the Synod’s congregations participating in the vote.
The LCMS Council of Presidents conducted its fourth meeting of 2020 (its third via Zoom video conference) on Nov. 16–18, with discussion of the pandemic’s impact on the church dominating the meeting.
The resource was developed by the LCMS Boards for National and International Mission, who were charged by the 2019 convention with providing a “joint report … offering ideas and guidance for proposing triennial mission and ministry emphases to the national convention.”
The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison is the president-elect of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod for a fourth term of office, 2019–2022, after receiving a majority of votes cast in the June 22–25 election. Harrison has served as LCMS president since 2010.
Please pray for the LCMS presidential election between June 22–25 and, if necessary, June 29–July 2.
Information on housing, registration and other aspects of the July 20–25 convention in Tampa, Fla.
The 67th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod will take place July 20–25 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla.
Information about the 2019 LCMS convention scheduled for July 20-25 in Tampa, Fla.
Participants in the event, titled “Joy:fully Serving,” will prepare 275 baskets for distribution by two Florida-based LCMS Recognized Service Organizations.
Preparations for the Synod convention are proceeding on schedule, and three major Synodwide initiatives are newly underway or soon to be.
The 2019 nominations processes for the offices of President, First Vice-President and regional vice-presidents of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod have been completed.
The deadline for the submission of reports and overtures to the 2019 convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is March 2, 2019.
LCMS Office of the Secretary answers Frequently Asked Questions regarding changes to ecclesiastical supervision bylaws (Bylaw sections 2.14–2.17) from the 2016 Convention.
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison comments on two major demographic studies about the Synod.