Chaplain Gregory Todd was promoted to chief of chaplains for the U.S. Navy on May 16 in Washington, D.C.
As the world has experienced a series of disasters and international events of far-reaching consequences, the LCMS has responded with prayers, encouragement and financial support.
The “Adopt-a-Chap” program connects LCMS congregations with the Synod’s Ministry to the Armed Forces by matching LCMS chaplains with those who wish to encourage them.
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.
For countless active military members, veterans and their families and friends, Memorial Day is an everyday reality.
In this video presentation, Chaplain (Army Lt. Col.) Steven C. Hokana shares a word of encouragement for pastors who are struggling through the current coronavirus pandemic. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod loves you and cares deeply about you.
On July 24, the Synod in convention passed the final five resolutions brought by Floor Committee 2 on International Witness.
Follow our LCMS chaplains as they bring the Gospel of Christ and speak life into circumstances of death and hardship, whether on land, sea or air.
The conference brought in over 170 attendees from 22 states and Canada, including pastors, lay leaders, and district and Synod workers.
After a rigorous review and selection process, LCMS Chaplain Gregory Todd has been promoted to the rank of rear admiral (lower half) and will now serve as deputy chief of Navy chaplains and chaplain of the U.S. Marine Corps.
The award will recognize outstanding leadership in SPM in the areas of advocating and promoting chaplaincy, pastoral counseling and/or clinical pastoral education.
The resources may be used on Armed Forces Sunday, Memorial Day Sunday, Independence Day weekend, Veterans Day or an alternate date.
Begun in 2007 to support Lutheran chaplains serving in the reserves, this Ministry to the Armed Forces program has evolved into a “network of care” for anyone with military connections — both within Synod churches and beyond their walls.
The LCMS Commission on Theology and Church Relations adopted a report on “Women and Military Service: A Lutheran Perspective” to address the issue of women serving in the military, particularly in combat roles.