Hempelmann died on Aug. 29 at the age of 82.
The theme of the convention, held June 24–27 in Lexington, Ky., was “Running the Race; Looking to Jesus.”
The guide is a collaborative project of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, Lutheran Church—Canada and the North American Lutheran Church.
The LCMS met all 20 of the BBB’s accountability standards to receive a renewal of its accreditation by the organization.
The LCMS Board of Directors seeks nominations/applicants for the position of chief financial officer (CFO), housed at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.
Audits and summary budgets are available for the LCMS, LCEF, the LCMS Foundation, all 35 LCMS districts and Concordia Publishing House.
The State of the Synod content has taken on a new delivery form this year, available to a wider online audience at the LCMS website.
The resource was developed by the LCMS Boards for National and International Mission, who were charged by the 2019 convention with providing a “joint report … offering ideas and guidance for proposing triennial mission and ministry emphases to the national convention.”
Meyer, who also served as former executive director of the LCMS Board for Higher Education, died on Feb. 1.
Lutheran Television: Glory Years, by the Rev. Dr. Ardon Albrecht, chronicles the history of Lutheran Television and its flagship show, “This is the Life.”
On Sept. 11, Concordia Publishing House kicked off a yearlong celebration of its founding in 1869 by C.F.W. Walther.
The LCMS was previously recognized by another watchdog, Guidestar, as a Platinum-level participant in its Exchange program.
As an important step forward in the ongoing consultation between representatives of the Lutheran Church—Canada (LCC), The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) and the North American Lutheran Church (NALC), the participants who represented the three church bodies are releasing their joint statement on Holy Scripture, “God’s Word Forever Shall Abide: A Guiding Statement on the Character and Proper Use of the Sacred Scriptures.”