office of national mission

BNM discusses ONM leadership, Synod convention

The LCMS Board for National Mission convened Oct. 13 and 14 in St. Louis.

‘Making Disciples for Life’: Staying awake in a world asleep

The Making Disciples for Life fall conference took place Oct. 10–12 at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.

Call for nominations/applicants: Executive director, LCMS Office of National Mission

The deadline to apply or submit nominations is Oct. 31, 2022.

‘Making Disciples for Life’ theme of new ‘Chapel Talks’

The 2022–2023 edition of ‘Chapel Talks’ is available as a free, downloadable PDF or a for-purchase paperback.

National Mission discusses chaplaincy, church planting

The LCMS Board for National Mission convened June 16–17 in St. Louis.

LCMS pastor cares for first responders after Amtrak derailment

The train, which was carrying 275 passengers and 12 crew members, derailed in Mendon, Mo., about 100 miles northeast of Kansas City.

LCMS Board of Directors approves surplus budget for FY23

The budget includes total revenue of just over $82 million and total spending of $81.4 million.

Every One His Witness expands online access

Every One His Witness (E1HW) is now available at no cost to anyone who registers at the E1HW website.

Mission boards seek to connect with districts on Synod priorities

This past fall and winter, teams composed of one member each from the Boards for National and International Mission met in person or via Zoom with every district of the Synod.

Evangelizing the lost through life ministry

An upcoming seminar will explore ways for those involved in life ministry or advocacy to reach the unchurched with the Gospel.

‘March on the Arch’ draws hundreds in support of life

The day began with a prayer service at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Retreats offer rest for commissioned workers

The retreats, titled “Take Heart! Renewed to Be a Blessing,” are funded by the LCMS Office of National Mission.

‘A march behind the cross’: Lutherans advocate, teach, care for life

In addition to advocating for life and teaching all generations about the sanctity of human life, the LCMS remains dedicated to supporting families in need after the birth of a child.

KFUO, School Ministry welcome new staff

Alan Freeman, associate director of LCMS School Ministry, and the Rev. Doug Griebenaw, mission advocate for KFUO Radio, were installed at the LCMS International Center on Feb. 10.

MDFL conference points to solid rock of Jesus

The conference, titled “The Rock in Shifting Sands,” was held Jan. 10–12 at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.

Shaw, Hemmer, Rabe installed at International Center

The three men had all begun serving prior to their installations.