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2016 LCMS Convention Photos: Wednesday, July 13

Photos from Wednesday, July 13, at The 66th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Milwaukee.

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Delegates adopt new mission priority, resolutions on youth and families

“Strengthen and support the Lutheran family in living out God’s design” will be added to the Synod’s six mission priorities.

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Photographs on Monday, July 11, 2016, at the 66th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, in Milwaukee. LCMS/Michael Schuermann

Hartwig retiring; Sias elected new secretary of Synod

The Rev. Dr. John Wollenburg Sias succeeds the 18-year incumbent, the Rev. Dr. Raymond L. Hartwig, as secretary of the Synod.

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Photographs on Monday, July 11, 2016, at the 66th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, in Milwaukee. LCMS/Michael Schuermann

Convention removes attendance restriction on voting for Synod president

Delegates vote to remove district-convention attendance as a prerequisite for voting for Synod president.

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Delegates vote to uphold scriptural, confessional qualifications for pastors

Delegates to the 66th Regular Convention of the LCMS to adopt Resolution 6-02: “To uphold the scriptural and confessional qualifications for the Office of the Holy Ministry.”

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Choir members and musicians perform during the 66th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod on Sunday, July 10, 2016, at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. LCMS/Michael Schuermann

Daily worship unites convention delegates around God’s Word

Months of planning for convention worship involve many worship leaders and musicians.

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