Recognized Service Organizations (RSOs)

Ambassadors of Reconciliation sets 2016 conference

The organization’s second international conference is planned for May 5-7 at Messiah Lutheran Church in Charlotte, N.C.

In March’s ‘Lutheran Witness’

Mercy — from its scriptural foundation to how it appears in our daily lives — is the focus of the magazine’s March issue.

‘Stand’ grants enable mercy, witness outreach

Part of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, $1 million is awarded in “Stand With Your Community” grants.

BNM meeting includes calls for strengthening Lutheran families

The Feb. 12-13 meeting of the LCMS Board for National Mission includes reports on Millennials and steady declines in Synod membership.

Synod to sponsor free workshop on mental illness

“The Church and Mental Health” is planned for Saturday, April 9, at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

LEA announces nine educator awards for 2016

Mark Muehl of Fort Wayne, Ind., is named to receive Lutheran Education Association’s top “Christus Magister” award.

LFC, Bethesda partnership aims to upgrade, maintain 170-plus sites

LCMS congregations may become engaged and offered volunteer opportunities in the new venture of Laborers For Christ and Bethesda Lutheran Communities.

Photo gallery: LWML presents grant checks to LCMS ministry leaders

Shelley Moeller, vice-president of Gospel Outreach for Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, presented grant checks to The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and its ministry leaders on Wednesday, Jan. 6, at the International Center in Kirkwood, Mo.

Registration opens for Higher Things youth conferences

This summer’s conferences are set for June and July in Nashville, Tenn.; Cedar Falls, Iowa; and Fort Collins, Colo.

RSO Update (January 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.

LCEF fall conference: much more than a meeting

Some 650 take part in the Nov. 20-22 Lutheran Church Extension Fund Fall Leadership Conference in Atlanta, including 191 first-time participants.

LEA launches campaign to benefit future teachers

Lutheran Education Association aims to bring as many as 100 future Lutheran schoolteachers to its 2016 convocation in Grand Rapids, Mich.

ONM supports deaconess wellness through DOXOLOGY, Grace Place

Participants say they appreciate the DOXOLOGY for Deaconesses conference this October in Racine, Wis., and the Grace Place Wellness retreat for deaconesses last year in St. Louis.

LFL conference focuses on being ‘created, redeemed, called’ in public square

More than 375 registrants gather in Petersburg, Ky., Oct. 30-31 for the 2015 Lutherans For Life National Conference.

January events give Lutherans opportunity to stand up for life

The four events in Chicago, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., offer opportunities to uphold the sanctity of human life.

LBT dedicates new offices in Concordia, Mo.

Lutheran Bible Translators relocates to the campus of Saint Paul Lutheran High School.