The Rev. Dr. John Denninger previously served as president of the LCMS Southeastern District.
Harmon succeeds the Rev. Dr. John Denninger, who is retiring after serving three terms as district president.
The Synod’s long-time Soldiers of the Cross grant assistance program has been “amplified” so that not only those workers who are on the Synod’s roster, but also lay workers in LCMS churches, schools and organizations, may apply for assistance.
A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Holy Nativity Lutheran Church, 1200 Linden Ave., Arbutus, Md.
The Rev. Dr. Charles S. Mueller Sr., president emeritus of the LCMS Southeastern District, died Oct. 30.
The Synod is working hand in hand with the LCMS Southeastern District to provide relief and begin recovery.
The LCMS Southeastern District and LCMS Disaster Response are working with congregations in the area to address both the physical and spiritual needs of those in the hurricane’s path.
A funeral service is set for Aug. 31 for former LCMS Southeastern District President Rev. Dr. Richard T. Hinz, who died Aug. 21 at his home in Fredericksburg, Va.
The Rev. Dr. John R. Denninger of Springfield, Va., was elected on the first ballot to his third term as president of the Southeastern District during the district’s 38th convention on May 10-12 in Hickory, N.C.
“Liberty,” the 2017 National LCMS Campus Ministry Conference, was Jan. 4-6 on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. “The Mustache Resolution” was also settled between LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison and LCMS Montana District President Rev. Terry Forke.
Disaster-recovery efforts continue in Baton Rouge, California, the Carolinas and Haiti — all struck by untimely catastrophes this year.
The Rev. Dr. Brent Smith of Alexandria, Va., started serving Nov. 1 as mission development counselor for Mission Central in Mapleton, Iowa.