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Sias re-elected, four BOD members elected

Sias was re-elected as secretary of the Synod, and four members were elected to the LCMS Board of Directors.

Delegates acclaim fellowship with three European church bodies

The delegates of the 67th Regular Convention of the LCMS recognized and endorsed fellowship between the LCMS and three Eurasian church bodies.

Delegates pass resolutions on National Witness, Life Together and Retention

The resolutions affirm deaconess and DCE ministry, encourage active witness, call for continued vigilance in child protection, and encourage lifelong catechesis.

Delegates encourage Concordia universities to speak the truth in love

Convention delegates vote to support Concordia University System (CUS) schools in faithfully confessing God’s Word, while also streamlining the process of calling CUS presidents.

LCMS convention reaffirms stances on life and marriage

Two resolutions — affirming the LCMS stances on beginning-of-life issues and biblical marriage — passed by wide margins on Sunday.

First vice-president and regional vice-presidents elected and ranked

The LCMS first vice-president and five regional vice-presidents were elected July 21 during the 2019 Synod convention.

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125th anniversary of LCMS mission work around the world

For 125 years, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod has been sending missionaries to proclaim the Gospel, plant churches and show Christ’s mercy across the globe! Hear former missionaries share their experiences, listen as church leaders talk about mission history, and view a timeline that spans from the first mission plant to the present day.

Answering God’s call

Your church has a place for you! Whether as a pastor, director of Christian Education (DCE), deaconess, music director or educator, each and every church worker vocation helps proclaim the Good News!

Church Worker Wellness: Week 17 Devotion – Emotional Wellness

You are not alone – even when you think enough is enough. You can never give enough, but God has given everything on your behalf.

People & Events

LWML adopts $2.1 million mission goal, elects new president

The new president, Debbie Larson, previously served as LWML North Dakota president.

LaMott appointed interim president of CSP

Former CSP President Rev. Dr. Tom Ries retired at the end of the 2018–19 academic year.

Commentaries

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Church Worker Wellness: Week 17 Devotion – Emotional Wellness

You are not alone – even when you think enough is enough. You can never give enough, but God has given everything on your behalf.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 16 Devotion – Physical Wellness

Tension enters into life and ministry. What hope does the incarnation of Jesus give when we feel tension rising?

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