At its most recent meeting, the LCMS Council of Presidents issued a statement regarding the handling of Synod properties in Hong Kong and the relocation of the Asia Regional Office to Chiayi City, Taiwan.
LCMS offers resources to identify, combat human trafficking
The resources, which are from a variety of sources, are available on the LCMS website.
Most child molesters ‘religious,’ often target church members
The Synod’s first Workshop on Domestic Violence and Child Abuse aims to help church workers “identify, understand and intervene” on behalf of victims.
COP applies ‘Koinonia Project’ to church issues
The LCMS Council of Presidents divides into groups to work through such issues each time it meets, until April 2015.