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Six matching funds offer Synod rare opportunity

Four of the six matching or challenge-match initiatives support core LCMS work and the other two target special opportunities to extend the Synod’s impact in the world.

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Movie review: ‘The Martian’

Filled with suspense and dramatic tension, “The Martian” is a well-executed thriller, and viewers need not be sci-fi fans to enjoy the ride, writes reviewer Rev. Ted Giese.

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Screenings of ‘The First Rosa’ scheduled Synodwide

The film that tells the story of famed educator-missionary Dr. Rosa Young is being shown at a number of Synod venues this fall, prior to its release in January.

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Harrison, Carlson decry abortion, sale of baby parts

Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison and St. Louis Archbishop Robert J. Carlson release a joint statement Oct. 6 that speaks out against Planned Parenthood’s abortion practices.

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LCMS allots disaster funds for Papua New Guinea food crisis

LCMS Disaster Response provides initial funding of $16,500 after flooding, drought and frost decimate the nation’s food supply.

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‘Beautiful Feet’ conference registrations due Oct. 12

The Beautiful Feet Mission Conference — a gathering for mission-minded college students — is set for Nov. 12-14 at Concordia University, Nebraska, in Seward, Neb.

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