The retreats, titled “Take Heart! Renewed to Be a Blessing,” are funded by the LCMS Office of National Mission.
Ministerial Care Coalition holds annual meeting
The coalition — a collection of representatives from around the Synod — supports and fosters conversations about church worker wellness.
First respite retreat held for commissioned ministers
The retreat consisted of three days of worship, learning and fellowship offered at no cost to participants.
LCMS mission boards hold first in-person meetings in more than a year
The Board for International Mission met May 27–28, and the Board for National Mission met June 10–11.
Additional ‘Take Heart’ retreats planned for 2021
All costs are covered for participating pastors except travel to and from the retreat.
‘Take Heart’ retreats uplift, refresh pastors during COVID-19
The LCMS Office of National Mission is partnering with DOXOLOGY on a series of retreats to help pastors and the souls in their care rest in the Gospel.
COVID-19: Resources from DOXOLOGY
DOXOLOGY, an LCMS Recognized Service Organization, offers resources for pastors and congregations. Their goal is to support faithful pastors in their vital service to the dear souls committed to their care.
Fleming installed as DOXOLOGY partners with Synod for COVID aftercare
A series of “Take Heart” retreats will focus on offering respite and resources for pastors who have struggled with the changes and stresses of the past year.
Upcoming retreats offer pastors respite from pandemic
The LCMS Office of National Mission has partnered with DOXOLOGY on the retreats, which are planned for Sept. 28–30 in Bel Aire, Kan., and Oct. 5–7 in Donaldson, Ind.
Iowa District West hosts ‘More Than Giving’ stewardship conference
Open to both pastors and laity, the event is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16–17, at Camp Okoboji in Milford, Iowa.
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.
Registration open for 2019 Rural & Small Town Mission Conference
The conference is set for Nov. 14–16 in Minneapolis.
Two DOXOLOGY ‘More Than Giving’ workshops set for fall
DOXOLOGY, The Lutheran Center for Spiritual Care and Counsel, is partnering with the LCMS Office of National Mission to present two opportunities this fall to attend a conference on stewardship.
Stewardship conference set for June 9-10
LCMS Stewardship Coordinator Rev. Heath Curtis (left) and Assistant Coordinator Rev. Nathan Meador will lead the “More Than Giving” conference.
Daily worship unites convention delegates around God’s Word
Months of planning for convention worship involve many worship leaders and musicians.
ONM supports deaconess wellness through DOXOLOGY, Grace Place
Participants say they appreciate the DOXOLOGY for Deaconesses conference this October in Racine, Wis., and the Grace Place Wellness retreat for deaconesses last year in St. Louis.