Recognized Service Organizations (RSOs)

Lutheran Indian Ministries names new director: Young Eagle

Tim Young Eagle of Milwaukee succeeds the Rev. Don Johnson in the position.

RSO Update (October 2016)

A listing of new LCMS Recognized Service Organizations (RSOs), those whose RSO status has been renewed and those whose RSO status has been removed.

Positions (October 2016)

Positions are available with Concordia University System schools, Lutheran Special School and Education Services, and Lutheran Church Extension Fund.

Higher Things summer conferences draw 2,700 participants

Young people from seven countries gather for three Higher Things summer conferences under the theme “Bread of Life.”

Louisiana flood, California fires challenge responders, congregations

Affected congregations, districts and LCMS Disaster Response provide short-term relief while planning for long-term recovery efforts.

Delegates adopt resolutions on fertility issues, persecuted Christians

The Synod in convention adopted the final three resolutions from Floor Committee 3 on Mercy regarding fertility issues, persecuted Christians and LCMS World Relief and Human Care.

‘Witness, Mercy, Life Together’ to continue in the LCMS

LCMS convention delegates adopt six resolutions addressing unity in worship and life together in the church.

Lutheran ministry extends mercy to Cuban sojourners

Ysleta Lutheran Mission Human Care in El Paso, Texas, offers food, housing, clothing — and the love of Christ — to 80 Cuban immigrants. They are among some 4,000 who recently entered the U.S.

Houston church members help Bethesda residents after flood

When Bethesda Lutheran Communities asked for help with cleanup, local LCMS congregations responded immediately.

First Bethesda College class graduates in ‘opportunity of a lifetime’

Students with developmental disabilities receive Certificates of Applied Learning May 14 in Mequon, Wis.

LWML grant helps provide disaster-response trailers

The 26 trailers will increase the capacity of LCMS districts and congregations to respond to disasters in their own communities.

Workshop explores Church’s response to mental illness

More than 100 people attend LCMS Life Ministry’s “The Church and Mental Health” workshop April 9 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

RSO Update (April 2016)

A listing of new LCMS Recognized Service Organizations (RSOs), those whose RSO status has been renewed and those whose RSO status has been removed.

Rural & Small Town Mission Conference set for Wichita

This year’s conference is planned for Nov. 3-5 in Wichita, Kan., under the theme “Mission at Home: Standing Where You Are Planted.”

Record need expected for Laborers to serve Bethesda

Laborers For Christ is assisting Bethesda Lutheran Communities with upkeep and maintenance on 188 of Bethesda’s 300 program sites in 14 states.

Board adopts resolution ‘to support Concordia College Alabama’

The LCMS Board of Directors is granting the college a total of up to $4 million by Dec. 1 — contingent on delivery of specified planning and operating results.