The issue begins to ask questions about what the church has learned about how it can continue to witness during government shutdowns.
The Synod’s long-time Soldiers of the Cross grant assistance program has been “amplified” so that not only those workers who are on the Synod’s roster, but also lay workers in LCMS churches, schools and organizations, may apply for assistance.
The Malagasy Lutheran Church requested and received support from the LCMS to help spread awareness about the COVID-19 virus.
As governors, mayors and councilmen provide guidelines to meet the impact of COVID-19 within their jurisdictions, heightened concerns about government overreach and infringement of constitutional rights are being raised in many sectors of society.
So what are we to do if the passing of the plate becomes a long-term casualty of COVID-19? The key is formation.
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, the Rev. Dr. E. Johnson Rethinasamy presents a free webinar titled “Ministry in the Epicenter of the Coronavirus Pandemic.”
Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, addresses the church regarding the changing situations as states and communities face reopening.
Pandemics and plagues have come and gone over the millennia. Christ has sustained His church.
Suggestions for ways to show your gratitude and support for your pastors, teachers, church musicians, deaconesses and other church workers.
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison encourages congregational members to support and thank their church workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
OIM executive director encourages missionaries; LCMS funds grants for coronavirus awareness.
During the COVID-19 shutdown, the Synod’s institutions of higher learning are looking for ways to help while following government-imposed safety mandates.