We cannot stand on the Gospel without going with the Gospel.
Delegates amend two Synod Bylaws and reject a resolution to form a task force to study moving to a four-year convention cycle.
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.”
Due to ongoing effects of the pandemic, the LCMS Council of Presidents voted unanimously to encourage LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison to put before congregations a proposal to delay the 2022 Synod convention.
As the amendment of 2019 Res. 9-05 has obtained the required two-thirds majority in the affirmative, it therefore now stands ratified and in effect.
Balloting to amend the LCMS Constitution has begun, with a deadline of March 16, 2020, for ballots to be received in the Office of the Secretary.
A notice about amending the LCMS Constitution to address individual membership and advisory representation.
The updated “Handbook” includes the Constitution and Bylaws of the Synod and features a revised and expanded index and a first-time separate red-lined edition.
The Sept. 9-13 LCMS Council of Presidents meeting features an agenda with numerous guest speakers and topics.