In October, new staff were installed at the LCMS International Center in the areas of Pastoral Education, National Mission and Mission Advancement.
The Set Apart to Serve initiative is calling on the whole Synod to foster and encourage future LCMS church workers.
The budget includes total revenue of just over $82 million and total spending of $81.4 million.
The game, planned two years ago but cancelled due to COVID-19, was played in Terre Haute, Ind.
The Church Work Directors Conference was convened Jan. 31–Feb. 1 by the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education as a part of its Set Apart to Serve initiative,
The module is taught by the Rev. Peter Bender, senior pastor of Peace Lutheran Church in Sussex, Wis.
Resolution 6-01, “To Support and Participate in the Comprehensive Church Worker Recruitment Initiative,” was adopted by the LCMS convention in 2019.
Congregations and school communities are encouraged to use the month of October to demonstrate appreciation not only for their pastors, but for all workers in the parish and school
In a supplement to the September 2021 “Reporter,” LCMS Pastoral Education addresses the question of whether pastors are necessary, introduces the new Church Worker Recruitment Initiative and shows how you support our seminaries through the Synod.
PALS, or Post-Seminary Applied Learning and Support, is an ongoing effort of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education to help new pastors and their wives transition from seminary through the first three years of ministry.
In the August issue of LW, the Rev. Dr. James Baneck, executive director of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education, explains why and how the Church Worker Recruitment Initiative will be vital to the work of the LCMS.