Both conferences were hybrid formats, with options to attend either in person or online.
Making Disciples For Life
Mission boards look to convention
The LCMS Boards for International and National Mission met in January and February in St. Louis.
Advocate for life all year long
There are numerous opportunities around the country to support life.
National Lutheran Schools Week 2023: ‘Making Disciples for Life’
LCMS School Ministry has developed a variety of resources for use during NLSW.
‘Making Disciples for Life’: Staying awake in a world asleep
The Making Disciples for Life fall conference took place Oct. 10–12 at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.
The sin of racism: A Gospel response
The church needs to condemn all sin, including racism, and articulate God’s love in Christ for all.
‘Let Us Keep Awake’ theme of MDFL Fall Conference
The Making Disciples for Life (MDFL) Fall Conference is set for Oct. 10–12 at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.
‘Making Disciples for Life’ theme of new ‘Chapel Talks’
The 2022–2023 edition of ‘Chapel Talks’ is available as a free, downloadable PDF or a for-purchase paperback.
Mission boards seek to connect with districts on Synod priorities
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.
Evangelizing the lost through life ministry
An upcoming seminar will explore ways for those involved in life ministry or advocacy to reach the unchurched with the Gospel.
MDFL conference points to solid rock of Jesus
The conference, titled “The Rock in Shifting Sands,” was held Jan. 10–12 at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.
‘Church in a messy world’: BOD looks back on pandemic year
The LCMS Board of Directors met Aug. 26 in St. Louis.
PALS facilitators gather for learning, support
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.
Life Ministry conference draws over 700 registrants
The virtual conference, held March 19–20, featured both live sessions and pre-recorded breakout sessions, as well as live question-and-answer opportunities.
BOD advances new CUS governance model
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.
MDFL holds virtual gathering on wide range of topics
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.