LCMS Convention

Opening divine service sets tone for LCMS convention

Tonight’s Divine Service at the America’s Center Convention Complex in St. Louis is the opening event of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s (LCMS) 65th Regular Convention. The service will focus on the convention theme, “Baptized for This Moment,” based on Acts 2:38-39.

Harrison shares thoughts on convention, re-election

In broadcast interviews and newspaper articles, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison also answers questions about his first and upcoming terms in office.

Sem offers free website assistance

During the LCMS convention, technical staff from Concordia Theological Seminary will be offering free consultations on website development.

Slate for LCMS first vice-president announced

The five nominees are the Rev. Dr. Carl C. Fickenscher II, the Rev. Dr. Herbert C. Mueller Jr., the Rev. Dr. Scott R. Murray, the Rev. Daniel Preus and the Rev. Dr. John C. Wohlrabe Jr.

LCMS President’s First Post-Re-election Interview

LCMS President Matthew C. Harrison discusses his hopes for the LCMS’ future and his goals for the next triennium in his first radio interview following his 2013 re-election.

Check schedules when following convention

Those connecting with the July 20-25 Synod convention via the Web should check the convention’s daily schedule to be sure of what’s happening when.

Convention Corner (July 2013)

Here are a few tips from Barbara A. Below to help you stay informed about what is happening at the 2013 Synod convention.

Harrison elected to second term as LCMS president

Incumbent Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison receives 4,262 votes, or 66 percent of the 6,432 ballots cast.

Voting for LCMS president begins June 22

Results of the election will be announced July 6. If you can’t attend the Synod’s national convention July 20-25, there are several ways to follow the action from home.

Nominees for LCMS president address ministry, issues

The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, the Rev. Dr. Herbert C. Mueller Jr. and the Rev. Dr. David P.E. Maier answer the same six questions posed by “Reporter” and “The Lutheran Witness.”

Committees propose 116 resolutions for convention

Curious about the resolutions that will be presented to delegates at this summer’s LCMS convention? Here’s a quick rundown.

Convention Corner (June 2013)

The 65th Regular LCMS Convention won’t be all work — there also will be opportunities for relaxation and fellowship.

Congregations to receive National Offering info packet

LCMS congregations are being asked to gather contributions for the National Offering on Sunday, June 2, and have their delegates bring them to the Synod’s 65th Regular Convention, July 20-25 in St. Louis.

Convention video, resources available online

The “Convention Workbook,” a tentative schedule and other convention resources are now available online.

Convention Corner

Check here for a list of important dates related to the election process for LCMS president.

LCMS ‘National Offering’ designated for ‘Witness, Mercy, Life Together’ work

ST. LOUIS, April 19, 2013—Congregations and individual members of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) are invited to take part in the church’s life and work in a personal way: by participating in the 2013 National Offering.