More than 160 participants from 24 states attend the Synod’s National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference in Kansas City, Mo.
Chaplain Craig G. Muehler, director, LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces, discusses the role of the military chaplain.
Commander Charles Varsogea, a chaplain in the U.S. Navy, helps nourish the young recruits at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, Calif.
U.S. military personnel at home and abroad are receiving the resources provided by an LCMS chaplain and dozens of congregations.
Chaplain Mark Schreiber of Palm Coast, Fla., will receive the highest honor given by the Synod’s Ministry to the Armed Forces.
LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces provides free, downloadable resources that can be used Nov. 9 to observe Veterans Day Weekend.
Chaplain Craig G. Muehler, who began work in the new post Aug. 28, succeeds Chaplain Mark J. Schreiber.
Chaplain Craig G. Muehler (pictured) of Springfield, Va., will succeed Chaplain Mark J. Schreiber as director of the Synod’s Ministry to the Armed Forces.
Captain Michael Frese receives on Feb. 22 one of the nation’s highest honors — the Purple Heart — for his service in Afghanistan.
Chaplain Rev. Dr. Daniel L. Gard, Deputy Chief of Chaplains for Reserve Matters and a professor at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., is promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral.
Lt. Gen. Merle Freitag of Wildwood, Mo., and Chaplain, Lt. Col., Rev. Dr. Steven Hokana of Fort Bliss, Texas, receive awards during the LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces Recognition Dinner.
Through Operation Barnabas, LCMS congregations are reaching out to “all veterans from all wars,” most of whom are not active church members, says Chaplain Mark Schreiber.
LCMS congregations with email addresses should have received an email in late January from the Synod’s Ministry to the Armed Forces regarding “Armed Forces Sunday” on May 19. The email is intended to let congregations know that if they want…