From July 27 to 30, more than 240 people, including 63 children, gathered at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mobile, Ala., under the theme “Empowering the Next Generation.”
Minnesota South District
Hybrid MDFL conference builds on past and moves forward
A ‘Making Disciples for Life’ conference was held in conjunction with an LCMS Minnesota South District pastors conference in October.
Grants assist church workers impacted by pandemic
As of April 30, $321,452 had been distributed in 229 grants to workers across the Synod.
Nebraska, other states face historic flooding
On Thursday, March 21, Synod representatives will visit Nebraska to conduct an assessment of damage with the district president and other officials.
Ries to retire from Concordia, St. Paul, in 2019
The Rev. Dr. Tom Ries, president of Concordia University, St. Paul, Minn., has announced his intention to retire at the end of the 2018–19 academic year.
Minnesota South elects Woodford to first term
The Rev. Dr. Lucas V. Woodford of Mayer, Minn., was elected to his first term as president of the LCMS Minnesota South District at the district’s 78th convention.
Photo essay: Introducing international students to Christ
Luther House is home to University Lutheran Chapel, a congregation with a campus ministry led by the Rev. David Kind and Rebecca Wagner, an LCMS national missionary through the Synod’s “Mission Field: USA” initiative.
Fire destroys church’s building, but not ‘God’s plans’
St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northrop, Minn., is a total loss, but its attached elementary school is expected to be back in operation by April 18.
Minnesota South District re-elects Nadasdy
On the first ballot, delegates elect the Rev. Dr. Dean Nadasdy of Woodbury, Minn., to his second term as district president.
Convention’s ‘Life Together’ is in worship
The convention is “a gathering of the people of God,” says the Rev. William Weedon, “and the offering up of prayer becomes our primary business.”