Matthew Harrison

LHM’s Rose Parade float wins award

Sharing the message “Jesus Welcomes All,” the Lutheran Hour Ministries entry wins a trophy for “Most Beautiful Float 35 Feet and Under.”

650 attend 2013 grace-themed LCEF Fall Conference

Speakers address the theme “Receive His Gifts,” based on John 1:16 — “For from His fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.”

BOD hears LCEF’s proposal for sponsoring a credit union

It would be for LCMS congregations and their members, as well as other LCMS-related entities and people. (File photo)

LCMS responds to Thrivent’s Choice Dollars statement

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans removes Planned Parenthood from its Choice program and suspends more than 50 pro-life organizations from receiving Choice Dollars.

Synod issues statement on Thrivent, Planned Parenthood

The Dec. 19 statement to all Synod congregations, schools and professional church workers relates to Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and its Choice Dollars® program.

Harrison shares Christmas message of hope, thanks

The message from LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison also is available as a free, downloadable bulletin insert.

3,100 educators meet for LEA’s 2013 convocation

The educators — from 36 states and nine countries — came together in Milwaukee for Lutheran Education Association’s 11th convocation.

LFL conference: Speak out, share God’s love on life issues

Some 300 people hear about life concerns at the Lutherans For Life national conference, Nov. 8-9 in Urbandale, Iowa.

President’s first Twitter discussion wide-ranging

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison answers dozens of questions, ranging from deep theological inquiries to off-the-wall personal trivia.

Resources available for 2014 ‘Life Sunday’

Many of the resources to help congregations observe “Life Sunday” on Jan. 19 are free.

Harrison receives print from Japan Lutheran Church

The biblical print by noted artist Sadao Watanabe depicts the Baptism of Jesus.

Harrison to hold Oct. 23 Twitter chat

Twitter users and others are encouraged to send in questions for the conversation and follow it online.

National, international mission boards examine missiology

The Synod’s two mission boards review a draft of “A Theological Statement for Mission in the 21st Century,” a document mandated by the 2013 Synod convention.

LCMS president, officers and board, commission members installed

The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, 13th president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, is installed to his second three-year term during a two-hour Service of Installation Sept. 14 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Harrison addresses joys, challenges for Synod

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison discusses chairing his first convention and the joy a Christian has in Christ.

Harrison opens Synod’s 65th Regular Convention

Banging once, twice, three times with a historic gavel, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison formally opens the first business session of the church’s 65th Regular Convention.