The Category 4 storm was the strongest the area has ever seen.
LCEF, Thrivent announce funds for Harvey relief
Lutheran Church Extension Fund is providing $350,000, and Thrivent Financial will match donations up to a total of $3 million.
Luther film to air on PBS Sept. 12
Congregations still may arrange screenings of “Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World” at local theaters.
Photo essay: A Soft and Fuzzy Impact
High-school students in Northrop, Minn., assemble Christian care kits with blankets and other items for local agencies.
Luther movie premieres
More than 1,500 people watch “Martin Luther: The Idea That Changed the World” at premieres in Houston, Milwaukee, St. Louis and Fort Wayne, Ind.
Free resources can help congregations celebrate 500th Reformation anniversary
The 500th anniversary of the Reformation is an excellent opportunity for congregations to proclaim the Gospel in their communities.
Lutheran housing organization receives $15,000 grant from Thrivent
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 22, 2014 — The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod National Housing Support Corporation, which does business as Lutheran Housing Support, recently received a grant from the Thrivent Financial Foundation. For every dollar the organization Lutheran Housing Support raises through the end of 2015, the Thrivent Financial Foundation will match 50 cents up to $15,000 through the end of 2015.
LCMS initial reaction to Thrivent’s ‘Financial Neutrality Policy’
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, guided by the Word of God, is unabashedly and actively pro-life. Thus we are deeply concerned by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans’ decision, announced Feb. 6, 2014, to adopt a “Financial Neutrality Policy” effective immediately to guide its decisions for outreach funding of charitable organizations.
LCMS responds to Thrivent’s ‘pro-abortion’ funding
Hearing that Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has provided funding to several Planned Parenthood affiliates, the Synod’s Office of the President issues a statement of concern.
Thrivent Funding of Pro-Abortion Organizations: LCMS Concerns
The LCMS Office of the President issues a statement regarding Thrivent funding of pro-choice organizations.
LCMS responds to Thrivent’s Choice Dollars statement
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans removes Planned Parenthood from its Choice program and suspends more than 50 pro-life organizations from receiving Choice Dollars.
Synod issues statement on Thrivent, Planned Parenthood
The Dec. 19 statement to all Synod congregations, schools and professional church workers relates to Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and its Choice Dollars® program.