Sanctity of Life

December ‘Witness’: The gift of children

The December issue of The Lutheran Witness considers how children bless us and how we might bless them.

Resources teach about life in the womb

The resources, developed by LCMS Life Ministry, utilize age-appropriate content and activities to teach about God’s development of a child in the womb from conception to birth.

Million Dollar Life Match adds another million

In addition to more funding, the matching grant program now has expanded eligibility.

LCMS pastors gather in Iowa state capital

In March, pastors from throughout Iowa gathered in Des Moines to meet with their state legislators.

Lutherans march for life in Illinois

The Illinois March for Life, formerly the March for Life Chicago, was moved to the Illinois capital this year.

‘The cause is just’: Harrison speaks at Illinois March for Life

The Illinois March for Life took place in Springfield, Ill., on March 21.

Life grants still available

The Million Dollar Life Match initiative, which began in early 2022, seeks to support LCMS congregations involved in providing beginning-of-life care in their local communities.

Conferences focus on specialized ministry, sanctity of life

Both conferences were hybrid formats, with options to attend either in person or online.

‘Fundamentally a spiritual issue’: Lutherans attend first post-Roe March for Life

The 50th annual National March for Life took place in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 20.

Advocate for life all year long

There are numerous opportunities around the country to support life.

January ‘Witness’: Life after Roe

The January issue offers a broad array of articles to help you and your congregation think about pro-life opportunities.

First round of Life Match grants awarded

A second set of applications is currently undergoing the review process, with a third phase to begin on Nov. 1.

‘Lifemark’: Motion picture about adoption shares pro-life message

LCMS Life Ministry has developed resources to aid viewers interested in further study and discussion of the issues raised in the movie.

Abortion: Lessons from the Early Church

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison shares excerpts of an essay by Hermann Sasse (1895–1976).

Evangelizing the lost through life ministry

An upcoming seminar will explore ways for those involved in life ministry or advocacy to reach the unchurched with the Gospel.

‘March on the Arch’ draws hundreds in support of life

The day began with a prayer service at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.