Delegates to 2023 convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) passed Resolution 5-08A, “To Affirm In-Person Communion,” by a vote of 842 to 140 (or 85.74%).
The retreats, titled “Take Heart! Renewed to Be a Blessing,” are funded by the LCMS Office of National Mission.
The conference, titled “The Rock in Shifting Sands,” was held Jan. 10–12 at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.
The coalition — a collection of representatives from around the Synod — supports and fosters conversations about church worker wellness.
The letter was sent to the rostered workers, congregations and Recognized Service Organizations of the Synod.
“We must obey God rather than men” (Acts 5:29). I aim to resist this increasing encroachment wherever and whenever I can.
Please study this collection of resources, which provides a summary of what we know about the COVID-19 vaccines, their relation to the issue of abortion, and what we can (and cannot) say about these matters from the Synod’s perspective.
After a year of cancellations, postponements and multiple adjustments in classroom and campus life, CUS students are anticipating a more typical academic year.
The retreat consisted of three days of worship, learning and fellowship offered at no cost to participants.
The Board for International Mission met May 27–28, and the Board for National Mission met June 10–11.
Project 24, which provides boarding for Kenyan children while they attend school, had to close its sites and send the children home in 2020 due to COVID-19.
Over the last year, LCMS Research Services has carried out a series of surveys to study how the Synod’s churches, schools and workers are doing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic complicated the challenges of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities and highlighted the ongoing need to address those challenges.
In March, more than 3,000 people from across the United States joined together for a virtual concert event that featured the music ensembles of Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill., and Sheboygan Lutheran High School in Sheboygan, Wis.