The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison was re-elected to a fifth term as LCMS president during the 2023 convention in Milwaukee.
On Sept. 1, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) filed a complaint against Concordia University Texas, Austin, Texas.
The service of installation will take place in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, on Sept. 15 at 7 p.m.
On Aug. 9, Concordia University Texas (CTX), Austin, Texas, President Dr. Donald Christian notified the LCMS Board of Directors that the CTX regents elected by the Synod convention would not be seated.
In keeping with the spirit of 2023 Resolution 7-03, the LCMS Board of Directors has reached out to the Concordia University Texas Board of Regents to request a meeting later this month.
Delegates amend two Synod Bylaws and reject a resolution to form a task force to study moving to a four-year convention cycle.
The resolution calls Concordia University Texas to repentance for seeking to separate itself from Synod governance.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) Board of Directors met at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis May 18–19.
On Nov. 8, 2022, the Concordia University Texas Board of Regents voted to separate CTX from Synod governance.
On Nov. 8, the Board of Regents of Concordia University Texas, Austin, Texas, voted to designate itself the university’s “sole governing body.”
Among other items, the COP discussed the Concordia University System, and the BOD reviewed the Synod’s financial position.
Krista Miller and Ross Stroh worked for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod for a combined total of 55 years.