The award from the U.S. Department of Education goes to Messiah Lutheran School, St. Charles, Mo.; Our Redeemer Lutheran School, Wauwatosa, Wis.; and St. Peter Lutheran School, Arlington Heights, Ill.
Schools with recent National Lutheran School Accreditation include 18 early-childhood centers, 80 elementary schools and eight high schools.
Mark Cannon, the Rev. Michael Meyer and Terry L. Schmidt are installed by Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison Aug. 19 in St. Louis.
With its focus on “Luther’s Small Catechism,” the 2013-14 edition of “Chapel Talks for Lutheran Schools” is suitable for use in a number of settings.
Terry L. Schmidt will begin serving July 1 as director of LCMS School Ministry, succeeding Dr. William Cochran.
ST. LOUIS, May 28, 2013—Terry L. Schmidt has been named director of School Ministry for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) effective July 1.
William D. Cochran, director of LCMS School Ministry, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Mich., in May and plans to retire June 30.
ST. LOUIS, February 28, 2013—William “Bill” Cochran, director of School Ministry for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), will receive the Christus Magister Award, the Lutheran Education Association’s (LEA) top honor. Since 1965, the Christus Magister Award has been presented to Lutheran educators who have made significant contributions to Lutheran education.