The Rev. James Maxwell was elected to his first term as president of the LCMS Rocky Mountain District during the district’s 52nd convention, held June 9–10.
The decision comes after an extensive, 18-month review of the LFC program that “revealed a number of critical issues impacting LFC operations.”
The Rev. Roger Schlechte of Lakewood, Colo., was elected to his first term as president of the LCMS Rocky Mountain District at the district’s 51st convention.
On April 8, the Rev. Adam DeGroot was installed as the first pastor of St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Albuquerque, N.M. St. Andrew is a church plant of the LCMS Rocky Mountain District in partnership with Mission Field: USA.
Delegates elect the Rev. Allen Anderson by acclamation to his second term as district president.
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church and School — one block from Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo. — offers a safe haven for some 1,800 terrified students.
The $281,483 in grants from LCMS Disaster Response are intended to help families reeling from the recent flooding in northern Colorado and Mexico.
Although many of those with flood damage have begun cleanup, some still haven’t been able to get back to their homes because of impassable roads. Temporary housing is a big need.