Information about the 2019 LCMS convention scheduled for July 20-25 in Tampa, Fla.
The 2019 nominations processes for the offices of President, First Vice-President and regional vice-presidents of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod have been completed.
Synod Bylaw provisions require the Secretary of the Synod to solicit on behalf of the Committee for Convention Nominations (CCN) nominees for the various positions for which the committee must provide slates of candidates for convention elections. General solicitation for such names is to begin 18 months prior to the conventions of the Synod.
LCMS Office of the Secretary answers Frequently Asked Questions regarding changes to ecclesiastical supervision bylaws (Bylaw sections 2.14–2.17) from the 2016 Convention.
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.
Montana District President Rev. Terry Forke wins having “the best mustache” as he and Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison both undergo facial-hair shaves.
The first allocation from The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod’s 2016-19 National Offering is announced — made possible with gifts totaling $411,305.69.
The Sept. 9-13 LCMS Council of Presidents meeting features an agenda with numerous guest speakers and topics.
Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison also offers thoughts on the importance of confessing Christ in a shifting society.
The Synod and Alliance Defending Freedom collaborate on a manual, “Protecting Your Ministry (From Sexual Orientation Gender Identity Lawsuits).”
With a variety of options, staying abreast of what’s happening at the July 9-14 convention will be easy.
LCMS President/President-elect Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison announces the five nominees who will stand for election at this summer’s Synod convention.