The LCMS and the Catholic Archdiocese of St. Louis released a joint statement Oct. 6 denouncing Planned Parenthood’s purported harvesting of organs from aborted babies for medical research.
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The Rev. Dr. Robert Kuhn, sixth vice-president of the LCMS, has for health reasons resigned this office, and President Harrison appointed the Rev. Christopher Esget of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Alexandria, Va., for that position.
We invite all members of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod to take part in a Day of Remembrance on Sept. 12 — not just at Planned Parenthood locations, but at your churches, outside your schools, in your homes and by the gravesides of children who have been aborted.
The infanticide that is occurring at Planned Parenthood must end. It is not simply time to defund that organization; it is time to end abortion in the United States altogether.
The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, responds to the Planned Parenthood controversy: “God is not silent. He has a word for us, too. He comforts us in the knowledge that the devil’s attempts are desperate and futile, for Jesus came to save people, regardless of their size.”
We mourn the loss of these dear Christians in South Carolina, and we pray for their loved ones. May they be consoled by “the resurrection of the body and the life everlasting” and the picture of heaven painted by St. John in Revelation of “a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, […]
Roger DrinnonThe Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
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