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.
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Laborers For Christ to cease operations in June
The decision comes after an extensive, 18-month review of the LFC program that “revealed a number of critical issues impacting LFC operations.”
‘Hatred did not succeed’: Lutherans respond to mass shootings with Gospel comfort
The shootings occurred on Aug. 3 in El Paso, Texas, and on Aug. 4 in Dayton, Ohio.
Schlechte elected to first term in Rocky Mountain District
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.
Reaching out with the Gospel in Albuquerque: Mission Field: USA church calls first pastor
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.
Rocky Mountain District re-elects Anderson
Delegates elect the Rev. Allen Anderson by acclamation to his second term as district president.
LCMS church takes in students after Colorado shooting
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.
Grants provided for flood victims in Colorado, Mexico
The $281,483 in grants from LCMS Disaster Response are intended to help families reeling from the recent flooding in northern Colorado and Mexico.
In Colorado: Disaster Response staff sees damage, offers aid
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.
At least one LCMS church hit by Colorado floods
Hope Lutheran Church in Aurora, Colo., had about an inch of standing water in its basement, damaging carpeting, drywall and furniture in its main conference room and kitchen.