On Feb. 26–28, 2023, about fifty pastors from The Lutheran Church—Canada (LCC) and The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) gathered for a koinonia meeting to deepen their mutual work on mission and ministry in Canada.
LCMS statement on Concordia University Texas
The LCMS Board of Directors and Office of the President address the action by Concordia University Texas to self-govern.
President Harrison denounces disturbing ideologies
LCMS leaders and congregations reject racist views and instead stand firm on the biblical belief that every human is a precious child of God.
Update from President Harrison on Large Catechism
President Harrison asks CPH to resume distribution of the annotated Large Catechism.
LCMS and LCC Joint Statement on Mission and Ministry in Canada
On November 21–22, 2022, representatives from The Lutheran Church—Canada (LCC) and The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) met in Windsor, Ontario, Canada to discuss the work and scope of the LCMS English and SELC Districts in Canada.
Synod president releases statement on pending Equality Act legislation
If signed into law, the bill would have a significant and wide-ranging impact on Christian churches, schools, institutions and individuals.
Statement on the death of George Floyd and the ensuing riots
God’s Word rejects racism. All are equally created by God. All are equally accountable to God. The sins of all are atoned for by Christ. Racism is not acceptable.
Letter to the U.S. Attorney General in defense of religious liberties
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison wrote a letter to the U.S. Attorney General in defense of religious liberties.
President Harrison comments on government recommendations
In light of government recommendations, we trust our great clergy and laypeople to make appropriate decisions regarding worship.
LCMS statement regarding the announced closure of Concordia University, Portland
The Board of Regents of Concordia University, Portland, Ore., has announced the closure of the school effective at the end of the current academic semester on April 30, 2020.
A statement from the Concordia University System presidents on the closing of Concordia, Portland
The institutions of the Concordia University System, the national higher education network of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, extend together our collective support for the students, faculty, staff, and administration of our sister campus in Portland, Oregon, which announced its intention to cease operations at the close of this spring semester.
LCMS President’s statement regarding gubernatorial actions expanding abortion in New York, Illinois
A statement from the Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, in response to recent gubernatorial actions expanding abortion in New York and Illinois.
LCMS President’s statement regarding accident near International Center
A statement from the Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, regarding the accident that occurred on Dec. 11, 2018, near the LCMS International Center.
Rev. Bart Day accepts call to be Lutheran Church Extension Fund CEO and president
The Rev. Bart Day, executive director of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod’s Office of National Mission, has accepted a call to become President and CEO of the Lutheran Church Extension Fund.
Harrison asks for prayers for Ferguson
In the Aug. 19 statement, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison also says Synod leaders are working to assess needs in the hurting community.
Information about SBA/PPP loans for the church
Lutheran Church Extension Fund and Concordia Plan Services offer information for Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod congregations, workers and Recognized Service Organizations regarding financial help during the coronavirus pandemic.