Life Ministry

Suicide prevention resources focus on biblical response

National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 5–11, and World Suicide Prevention Day is Sept. 10.

LCMS Life Ministry — Spring 2021 newsletter

The Spring 2021 issue of LCMS Life Ministry’s News and Notes newsletter focuses on human trafficking, which affects people around the world, even some in our own congregations and communities.

CTCR provides updated vaccine fact sheet

The fact sheet, titled “The LCMS and COVID-19 Vaccines: Facts and Considerations,” was first released in January.

LCMS leaders participate in scaled-back D.C. March for Life

On Jan. 29, several LCMS leaders joined approximately 100 pro-life leaders from across the country in a mostly virtual, livestreamed March for Life.

Life conference goes virtual this year

The conference, set for March 19–20, will include both live sessions and on-demand videos, as well as the opportunity to engage with speakers through question-and-answer sessions. 

March for Life ‘Moving the Movement Tour’ stops in Fort Wayne

The Jan. 16 event, sponsored by LCMS Life Ministry, was one stop on the March for Life Chicago’s “Moving the Movement Tour,” which connected participants across five Midwestern states in a series of pro-life car rallies and caravans.

Synod provides facts and counsel on COVID-19 vaccines

On Jan. 21, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison sent an email to all workers on the Synod roster addressing questions and concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines.

LCMS Life Ministry — Winter 2020 newsletter

The Winter 2020 News and Notes newsletter announces the virtual LCMS Life Conference to be held in March 2021.

BNM business includes church worker recruitment, COVID-19, race

On Oct. 15, the LCMS Board for National Mission met for a full-day meeting via Zoom.  

LCMS Life Ministry — Fall 2020 newsletter

The LCMS Life Ministry newsletter shares how we as Lutherans can care for and show Christ’s love to others in all stages of life, even in the midst of a challenging and overwhelming year.

Plans underway for 2021 life marches

Some things look different this year, but the commitment to life hasn’t changed.

LCMS Life Ministry — Summer 2020 newsletter

The LCMS Life Ministry newsletter shares how we as Lutherans can care for and show Christ’s love to others in all stages of life.

Faith in the public square: US Supreme Court decisions impact religious principles, freedom

The rulings concern issues of life, sexuality and education.

Manor installed as Life Ministry director

Manor’s installation was delayed due to COVID-19 restrictions.

In difficult times, Synod boards continue work

The LCMS Boards for International and National Mission held online meetings on May 29 and June 5, respectively.

New ‘Making Disciples for Life’ Bible studies to address wide range of topics

The Bible studies are particularly suited to the difficulties of COVID-19.