Committee 6 on Pastoral Ministry and Seminaries presents future-looking resolutions at the 2019 Synod convention in Tampa, Fla.
LCMS convention passes resolutions on racism, care for immigrants and gender identity
On July 23, the Synod in convention passed resolutions to condemn the sin of racism, encourage care for immigrant neighbors, and create resources on gender identity.
Convention continues balloting for Synod boards
Delegates elect members to national mission, international mission and other Synod boards at the 2019 Synod convention in Tampa, Fla.
Delegates seek to protect privacy of future convention participants
Convention delegates adopted Res. 9-04A to safeguard the personal information of future delegates and perform some constitutional housecleaning.
Sias re-elected, four BOD members elected
Sias was re-elected as secretary of the Synod, and four members were elected to the LCMS Board of Directors.
Delegates acclaim fellowship with three European church bodies
The delegates of the 67th Regular Convention of the LCMS recognized and endorsed fellowship between the LCMS and three Eurasian church bodies.
Delegates pass resolutions on National Witness, Life Together and Retention
The resolutions affirm deaconess and DCE ministry, encourage active witness, call for continued vigilance in child protection, and encourage lifelong catechesis.
Delegates encourage Concordia universities to speak the truth in love
Convention delegates vote to support Concordia University System (CUS) schools in faithfully confessing God’s Word, while also streamlining the process of calling CUS presidents.
LCMS convention reaffirms stances on life and marriage
Two resolutions — affirming the LCMS stances on beginning-of-life issues and biblical marriage — passed by wide margins on Sunday.
First vice-president and regional vice-presidents elected and ranked
The LCMS first vice-president and five regional vice-presidents were elected July 21 during the 2019 Synod convention.
‘Lutheran theology is biblical theology,’ says Mueller in 2019 convention essay
LCMS First Vice-President Rev. Dr. Herbert C. Mueller Jr. offers the first convention essay, and delegates honor him with a standing ovation.
LCMS convention passes four National Witness resolutions by wide margins
The resolutions addressed church planting, shared congregational ministry, campus ministry and the legacy of Rosa J. Young.
2019 LCMS convention begins with worship and service
Follow the proceedings of the 67th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, which is meeting July 20–25 under the theme “Joy:fully Lutheran.”
‘Joy:fully Serving’ our neighbors in Florida
On the first day of the 67th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, volunteers packaged 275 baskets of items for mothers and babies in need.
Harrison elected to fourth term as LCMS president
The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison is the president-elect of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod for a fourth term of office, 2019–2022, after receiving a majority of votes cast in the June 22–25 election. Harrison has served as LCMS president since 2010.
Official notice: 2019 convention information
Information on housing, registration and other aspects of the July 20–25 convention in Tampa, Fla.