The LCMS Recognized Service Organization has sent more than 42,000 care packages and more than a million cards to people suffering with cancer.
The retreats, titled “Take Heart! Renewed to Be a Blessing,” are funded by the LCMS Office of National Mission.
The conference, titled “The Rock in Shifting Sands,” was held Jan. 10–12 at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.
Grants will support LCMS congregations involved in providing beginning-of-life care in their local communities.
The coalition — a collection of representatives from around the Synod — supports and fosters conversations about church worker wellness.
The 1 John 3 Initiative Million Dollar Life Match will provide up to $1 million in matching funds to LCMS congregations involved in upholding the sanctity of life in their local communities.
A new ministry production center opened at Rivercliff Lutheran Church in Sandy Springs, Ga., on Sept. 17.
LCMS World Relief and Human Care Disaster Response has begun to evaluate and respond to the situation.
The organization was not able to observe its 40th anniversary last year due to the pandemic, so chose instead to commemorate the anniversary at this year’s conference.
The website will better facilitate the work of LCMS Disaster Response at both the local and national level.