In March, pastors from throughout Iowa gathered in Des Moines to meet with their state legislators.
The Illinois March for Life, formerly the March for Life Chicago, was moved to the Illinois capital this year.
The Million Dollar Life Match initiative, which began in early 2022, seeks to support LCMS congregations involved in providing beginning-of-life care in their local communities.
The LCMS Boards for International and National Mission met in January and February in St. Louis.
A second set of applications is currently undergoing the review process, with a third phase to begin on Nov. 1.
LCMS Life Ministry has developed resources to aid viewers interested in further study and discussion of the issues raised in the movie.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod advocates for the value of human life, which is made in the image of God. While we rejoice in this ruling, we also pray for those who are hurting and afraid.
An upcoming seminar will explore ways for those involved in life ministry or advocacy to reach the unchurched with the Gospel.
In addition to advocating for life and teaching all generations about the sanctity of human life, the LCMS remains dedicated to supporting families in need after the birth of a child.