In addition to more funding, the matching grant program now has expanded eligibility.
The resolutions from Floor Committee 2 address the Alliance Missionary Program, independent international congregations and the FORO model, among other things.
Delegates also adopted resolutions that commend Lutheran schools, address church worker student debt, encourage family devotions and recommend youth ministry resources.
On July 30, the Synod in convention passed a resolution supporting efforts to promote a culture of life and made an announcement about the Million Dollar Life Match.
In March, pastors from throughout Iowa gathered in Des Moines to meet with their state legislators.
The Million Dollar Life Match initiative, which began in early 2022, seeks to support LCMS congregations involved in providing beginning-of-life care in their local communities.
The Jan. 12 tornado was part of a larger storm system that affected dozens of counties in Alabama and Georgia.