This past fall and winter, teams composed of one member each from the Boards for National and International Mission met in person or via Zoom with every district of the Synod.
An upcoming seminar will explore ways for those involved in life ministry or advocacy to reach the unchurched with the Gospel.
The conference, titled “The Rock in Shifting Sands,” was held Jan. 10–12 at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.
PALS, or Post-Seminary Applied Learning and Support, is an ongoing effort of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education to help new pastors and their wives transition from seminary through the first three years of ministry.
The virtual conference, held March 19–20, featured both live sessions and pre-recorded breakout sessions, as well as live question-and-answer opportunities.
The committee appointed by the Synod’s Board of Directors in response to 2019 Convention Res. 7–03 to conceive of a new governance model for the Concordia University System reported on its progress at the Board’s Feb. 19 meeting.
Congregation members, workers and leaders from across the LCMS listened, shared and learned during the Making Disciples for Life gathering held via Zoom the evenings of Jan. 11–14.
The LCMS Council of Presidents conducted its fourth meeting of 2020 (its third via Zoom video conference) on Nov. 16–18, with discussion of the pandemic’s impact on the church dominating the meeting.
The LCMS Office of National Mission is partnering with DOXOLOGY on a series of retreats to help pastors and the souls in their care rest in the Gospel.
A ‘Making Disciples for Life’ conference was held in conjunction with an LCMS Minnesota South District pastors conference in October.
New Bible studies address the hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic, reminding the church of God’s Word and promises for difficult times.
The LCMS Boards for International and National Mission held online meetings on May 29 and June 5, respectively.