LCMS Convention

Harrison shares thoughts on election, Synod priorities

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison shares in a video his thoughts about the recent election that returned him to office, and what the Synod will be focusing on in the years ahead.

Harrison re-elected to third term as LCMS president

The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison is re-elected to serve a third term as Synod president with 3,507 votes, or 56.96 percent.

Official Notice: 2016 LCMS convention (June 2016)

Information on housing, registration, orientation, open hearings and other aspects of the July 9-14 convention in Milwaukee.

Official Notice: LCMS presidential election (June 2016)

Important information about the June 11-14 election of the LCMS president is on its way to voters.

Nominees for president answer Facebook followers’ questions

The nine questions and answers from the three nominees for Synod president are now available online.

National Offering to support ‘Witness, Mercy, Life Together’

Funds from the offering will go toward planting churches, supporting pro-life efforts, preparing church workers and more.

New video explains Licensed Lay Deacon Recommendations

The 15-minute video features task force Chairman Rev. Larry Vogel, representatives of the LCMS Mid-South District and Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison.

2016 LCMS Convention Workbook available online

The “Convention Workbook” and an accompanying biographical booklet contain material in preparation for the 66th Regular LCMS convention, July 9-14 in Milwaukee.

‘#thisisMYchurch’ gains traction, fosters online discussion

One of the campaign’s goals is “to foster a healthy sense of belonging to something bigger than ourselves.”

Planners provide more details on convention

Updates for the Synod’s 66th Regular Convention include a basic, tentative schedule and special event details.

Hartwig announces regionally-nominated candidates for boards

A list of the candidates nominated by congregations from their regions for the LCMS Board of Directors and the Boards for National and International Mission.

Nominees announced for LCMS president, VPs

The election for president will take place before the Synod’s July 9-14 convention in Milwaukee and the vice-presidents will be elected at the convention.

Planners announce convention theme: ‘Upon This Rock’

The 66th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is set for July 9-14 in Milwaukee.

Kumm to BOD: Amid frustrations, ‘we still walk together’

The Nov. 19-20 LCMS Board of Directors meeting includes a joint session with the Council of Presidents, action on some half-dozen resolutions and reports from Synod leaders.

COP addresses convention, call-list ‘best practices’

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.

LCMS questionnaire mailing could ‘surprise’ nominees

The “Supplemental Nominee Information Form for Concordia University System Board Positions” is the first step in identifying candidates for university boards.