Those named on the ballots are the Synod clergymen who received the most nominations from Synod member congregations and who have agreed to serve, if elected.
Official notice: Candidates for Synod president and vice-presidents
The 2023 nominations processes for the offices of President, First Vice-President and regional vice-presidents of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod have been completed.
Theme announced for 2023 Synod convention
The 68th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is set for July 29–Aug. 3, 2023, in Milwaukee.
Congregations vote to delay Synod convention
The measure was approved by over 90%, with more than 60% of the Synod’s congregations participating in the vote.
COP navigates ongoing impact of COVID-19
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.
Resource provides guidance for triennial emphasis
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.”
Harrison elected to fourth term as LCMS president
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.
Official notice: 2019 convention information
Information on housing, registration and other aspects of the July 20–25 convention in Tampa, Fla.
LCMS Convention Workbook now available
The 67th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod will take place July 20–25 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla.
Official notice: 2019 LCMS convention
Information about the 2019 LCMS convention scheduled for July 20-25 in Tampa, Fla.
Convention servant event to assist mothers and children in need
Participants in the event, titled “Joy:fully Serving,” will prepare 275 baskets for distribution by two Florida-based LCMS Recognized Service Organizations.
BOD business includes budget, convention prep
Preparations for the Synod convention are proceeding on schedule, and three major Synodwide initiatives are newly underway or soon to be.
Official Notice — 2019 President and Vice-President Nominations Results
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.
Official Notice: Convention Reports and Overtures
The deadline for the submission of reports and overtures to the 2019 convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is March 2, 2019.
FAQ on changes to ecclesiastical supervision bylaws
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.
Reversing the LCMS membership decline: not just by having more children
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison comments on two major demographic studies about the Synod.