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.”
The Rev. Dr. Mike Gibson ran unopposed and was elected by a vote of acclamation.
In February, Concordia University Irvine (CUI), Irvine, Calif., announced the successful completion of its comprehensive “Forward in Faith” campaign, which was launched in 2013 with a focus on new facilities, scholarships, academic programs and the university’s endowment.
The Southern California “Defending Life” Conference was held Sept. 6-7 in Gardena, Calif.
The Rev. Dr. Mike Gibson of Huntington Beach, Calif., was elected to his first term as president of the LCMS Pacific Southwest District at the district’s 45th convention.
Lutherans are bringing help to the hurting — both physical and spiritual — in the wake of three devastating hurricanes, a major earthquake and menacing wildfires.
“Bringing Christ to the Nations” is the theme of the Lutheran Hour Ministries float that will be featured in the 2018 Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif.
Twin sisters Natalia and Gianna Baca, seniors at Faith Lutheran High School in Las Vegas, are injured but recovering.