Emmanuel Lutheran Church and School in Kahului, Maui, was not directly impacted by the fire, but the church is assisting with the response.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) Board of Directors met at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis May 18–19.
The 2023-2026 National Offering will support efforts to make selected materials and resources available in other languages so that all may hear the Good News of the Gospel.
Recipients of the scholarship must be studying to become Lutheran pastors, deaconesses or Christian evangelists serving in Africa LCMS partner churches.
An undesignated gift to the LCMS enhances domestic and international efforts to witness, show mercy to others and live life together as children of God.
In October, new staff were installed at the LCMS International Center in the areas of Pastoral Education, National Mission and Mission Advancement.
A new website from LCMS Mission Advancement provides information and assistance to those interested in giving back to the church via a specific planned gift or Christian estate plan.
The budget includes total revenue of just over $82 million and total spending of $81.4 million.
In addition to the first-time gift matches, two additional gift-match opportunities are open to all, both first-time contributors and those who already have a record of giving.
The seminary of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) in Addis Ababa was also severely damaged, and several people died.
The Board for International Mission met May 27–28, and the Board for National Mission met June 10–11.
The LCMS met all 20 of the BBB’s accountability standards to receive a renewal of its accreditation by the organization.
The State of the Synod content has taken on a new delivery form this year, available to a wider online audience at the LCMS website.