Recognized Service Organizations (RSOs)

Open Arms sponsors retreat for child-care directors

The Open Arms Institute is sponsoring a Directors Retreat for child-care center directors and assistant directors July 31-Aug. 2 in Atlanta.

Mercy Opens City Doors

Years ago, four LCMS congregations established Philadelphia Lutheran Ministries (PLM) as a unified effort to fund and oversee domestic mission work in the greater Philadelphia area. Today, PLM reaches out to the city’s homeless and immigrant populations by providing relief from physical suffering, transitional housing and business mentoring, and Lutheran teaching about the saving love of Jesus Christ.

Lutheran, Catholic leaders discuss social-ministry challenges

The March 21 meeting in St. Louis brings together representatives of the LCMS, Lutheran Church—Canada and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Life Together

The LCMS Office of National Mission (ONM) works to foster healthy Lutheran congregations that bear witness and have mercy in that same life together.