A Supplement to the Reporter highlights the Preach the Word program, which is designed to assist the pastors of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod as they proclaim the saving Gospel of Jesus Christ to their congregations and communities.
LCMS President Harrison: Synod at work with Texas District toward Hurricane Harvey relief
An army of LCMS people — national and district, professional and lay, staff and volunteer — will be coming alongside our afflicted brothers and sisters in Christ in southeastern Texas.
Day to succeed Robertson as LCEF president, CEO
The Rev. Bart Day begins work Sept. 1 in the Lutheran Church Extension Fund post, succeeding Rich Robertson, who retires Oct. 1.
Oct. 30 ‘Interdenominational Conversation’ to address tough Reformation questions
The Concordia University Chicago event will feature a panel with Cardinal Blase Cupich, left, of the Archdiocese of Chicago and Rev. Dr. Philip Ryken, right, of Wheaton College, as well as LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison.
Supreme Court delivers landmark ruling in favor of LCMS church preschool
With the U.S. Supreme Court delivering its Trinity Lutheran Church ruling in favor of the church, the Synod will be looking at the specifics of the decision and its implications for religious liberty.
‘Boards and Business’ — LCMS Board of Directors
Actions at the Board’s May 19-20 meeting in St. Louis include adoption of a prudent, lean Synod budget, contingent on further expense reductions.
‘Boards and Business’ — Council of Presidents
At its April 22-25 meeting, the council hears reports and conducts business including the placement of pastoral candidates and assignment of vicars throughout the Synod.
KFUO’s ‘Sharathon’ set for April 20-22
The Synod’s worldwide radio station is asking listeners for support during its annual fundraiser.
Worship institute online registration opens
LCMS Worship’s 2017 Institute on Liturgy, Preaching and Church Music is set for July 25-28 at Concordia University Chicago in River Forest, Ill.
LCMS Disaster Response Conference set for Sept. 26-28
The conference will provide opportunities to learn from those who have experienced disaster around the world.
LCMS President Harrison comments after ruling in Judge Neely case
Wyoming Supreme Court censures local judge for her faith-based marriage view but allows her to remain municipal court judge.
Reversing the LCMS membership decline: not just by having more children
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison comments on two major demographic studies about the Synod.
BIM appoints missionaries for service
Two career missionaries will be based in the Gambia and Belize, and seven “GEO” missionaries will serve for up to two years in Eurasia, Asia and Latin America.
Luther movie premieres
More than 1,500 people watch “Martin Luther: The Idea That Changed the World” at premieres in Houston, Milwaukee, St. Louis and Fort Wayne, Ind.
Missouri Synod Lutherans join St. Louis Archdiocese in opposing Board Bill 203
The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, a national church body of 2 million members headquartered in St. Louis County, joins the Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis, in opposing Board Bill 203, a proposed ordinance to amend the existing antidiscrimination law of the City of St. Louis. The aim of this Bill is to add “pregnancy and reproductive health decisions as protected classes.”
A prayer for peace in our nation
O Lord, grant justice in Your left-hand kingdom, especially in the governments of this nation and of all the earth. Correct wrong. Punish and thwart evil, and especially racist evil.