They are among a variety of matters covered at the Nov. 16-19 meeting of the LCMS Council of Presidents, which ended in a joint session with the Synod’s Board of Directors.
Leaders from across the Synod gather to address priority issues affecting the future of the LCMS.
At its Aug. 21-22 meeting, the LCMS Board of Directors also establishes regular meetings between top Synod leaders and leaders of Synodwide corporate entities.
Synod Chief Financial Officer Jerald C. Wulf tells the LCMS Board of Directors that the 2016 budget “balances expected revenues against anticipated expenses.”
The LCMS Board of Directors hears good news about a couple areas of the Synod’s financial situation at its Feb. 13-14 meeting.
In addition to adopting several other actions at its Aug. 22 meeting, the Synod’s Board of Directors held its triennial retreat.
During its May 16-17 meeting in St. Louis, the LCMS Board of Directors also sets Milwaukee as the site for the 2016 Synod convention.
Among actions at its Feb. 14 meeting, the LCMS Board of Directors approves the five regions into which LCMS districts are grouped.
Trapp — a leader at the Synod, district and local levels — dies. Feb. 12 at age 82. The memorial service was Feb. 18.
It would be for LCMS congregations and their members, as well as other LCMS-related entities and people. (File photo)
Synod leaders hear updates about each group’s work, as well as on Concordia Retirement Plan changes and health-care reform.