The LCMS met all 20 of the BBB’s accountability standards to receive a renewal of its accreditation by the organization.
Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
Call for nominations/applicants – LCMS chief financial officer
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.
Official notice: Audits and summary budgets (Jan. 2021)
Audits and summary budgets are available for the LCMS, LCEF, the LCMS Foundation, all 35 LCMS districts and Concordia Publishing House.
State of the Synod goes online in 2020
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.
Resource provides guidance for triennial emphasis
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.”
Obituary: Rev. Dr. William ‘Bill’ Meyer, former president of CUS
Meyer, who also served as former executive director of the LCMS Board for Higher Education, died on Feb. 1.
Albrecht pens history of Lutheran Television
Lutheran Television: Glory Years, by the Rev. Dr. Ardon Albrecht, chronicles the history of Lutheran Television and its flagship show, “This is the Life.”
At 150 years old, CPH ‘very much alive’
On Sept. 11, Concordia Publishing House kicked off a yearlong celebration of its founding in 1869 by C.F.W. Walther.
LCMS adds Better Business Bureau Accreditation
The LCMS was previously recognized by another watchdog, Guidestar, as a Platinum-level participant in its Exchange program.
LCMS statistics for 2016: membership down, contributions up
But only about 70 percent of the Synod’s 6,100 congregations reported.
LCMS receives ‘Above and Beyond’ award from U.S. Department of Defense
The award was presented at a banquet in Jefferson City on Aug. 25.
LCMS, LCC and NALC Leaders Release Joint Statement on Scripture
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.”
LCMS named among winners of ‘Top Workplaces’ award
The recognition is based on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by a Pennsylvania research firm specializing in organizational health and workplace improvement.
Report on the 2012-15 Meetings of ELS, LCMS, and WELS Leaders
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod and the Evangelical Lutheran Synod have released a report on informal dialogue between the synods that began in 2012.
LCMS, LCC and ACNA release interim report on ecumenical dialogue
The LCMS, the Lutheran Church–Canada and the Anglican Church in North America have released an interim report on ecumenical dialogue that began in 2010.