The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison was re-elected to a fifth term as LCMS president during the 2023 convention in Milwaukee.
The resolutions from Floor Committee 2 address the Alliance Missionary Program, independent international congregations and the FORO model, among other things.
Among other items, the COP discussed the Concordia University System, and the BOD reviewed the Synod’s financial position.
The Rev. Barrie E. Henke served as president of the LCMS Oklahoma District from 2009 to 2022.
The LCMS Boards for International and National Mission met in January and February in St. Louis.
The BIM, BNM, BOD and COP heard a variety of reports, carried out board business and spent time in prayer.
After holding virtual Call Day services in 2020 due to the nationwide COVID-19 shutdown, the two seminaries of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod were able, by God’s grace, to return to in-person Call Day celebrations in 2021.