Specialized Pastoral Ministry

Prisoner’s Reflections: Meditations for Prisoners

Prisoner’s Reflections: Meditations for Prisoners is a collection of devotions written by Thomas Bird. Mr. Bird is a Lutheran Christian who was in prison for many years.

KFUO Audio: Interview about worship for the military

KFUO Radio host Andy Bates talks with Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod Chaplain Craig Muehler about worship for those serving in the military.

LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry — Educational Event Video Presentations

Watch presentations from the 2015 SPM events, LCMS Emergency Services Chaplaincy (ESC) Conference and LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry in the Realm of the Left Hand.

Mercy Through Chaplains – September 2015

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Specialized Pastoral Ministry and Ministry to the Armed Forces military chaplains deliver Christ’s mercy through their words and service, providing much-needed spiritual care for His people in unique and challenging environments.

Specialized Pastoral Ministry events planned for May

Registration is still open for two educational events in Belleville, Ill., May 4 and May 5-7.

KFUO Audio: His Time – Specialized Pastoral Ministry

Rev. Dr. Bill Wagner, presenter at this year’s LCMS Emergency Services Chaplaincy Day Conference on May 4, talks about the two Specialized Pastoral Ministry education events that are coming up this May.

Audio: SPM Pastoral Care in Plurastic Contexts presentations

The LCMS’ Specialized Pastoral Ministry hosted a “Pastoral Care in Pluralistic Contexts” conference Oct. 28-30, 2014, in St. Louis.

BNM extends its first call to Sutterer

Such calls to specialized pastoral ministers are possible with adoption of Resolution 2-15B by delegates to the 2013 Synod convention.

SPM educational event, retreat set for October

“Lutheran Pastoral Care in Pluralistic Contexts,” for those involved in specialized pastoral ministries, is planned for Oct. 28-30 in St. Louis.

Participants give SPM meetings high ratings

LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry hosts a meeting of pastors testing the ecclesiastical-endorsement process for emergency-services chaplains and its first Regional Educational Event.