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Obituary: Rev. Dr. Arthur W. Scherer, president emeritus of the Southeastern District

A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Holy Nativity Lutheran Church, 1200 Linden Ave., Arbutus, Md.

Council of Presidents hears about seminary education, pastor shortage

The Nov. 18–21 meeting was held concurrently with meetings of the LCMS Board of Directors, Concordia University System and a gathering of business and office managers from across the Synod.

Puerto Rico hit by largest earthquake in 100 years

An LCMS assessment team is preparing to visit Puerto Rico in the next few days.

BOD meeting in Houston includes joint session with COP

Among other business, the Board heard a report from the Synod president, elected a new BOD member, and thanked retiring CFO Jerry Wulf for his service.

Wulf to retire as Synod chief financial officer

Wulf, who has served as CFO since 2011, will retire on Jan. 31.

Faith in the public square: LCMS youth starts pro-life group at her public high school

Anna Young, an LCMS pastor’s daughter, recently started a Students for Life of America group at her public high school in Nashville, Tenn. It is the first such group in the county.

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LCMS Urban and Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘re:Vitality – New Life for Long-Established Ministries’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. Dr. Mark Woods presents a free webinar on “re:Vitality — New Life for Long-Established Ministries.”

Church Worker Wellness: Week 43 Devotion – Relational Wellness

God puts two halves into the whole of a relationship in many mysterious ways.

LCMS Stewardship Ministry: Newsletter article and bulletin blurbs – February 2020

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin blurbs and newsletter articles each month to use in church publications.

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Obituary: Rev. Dr. Arthur W. Scherer, president emeritus of the Southeastern District

A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Holy Nativity Lutheran Church, 1200 Linden Ave., Arbutus, Md.

Wulf to retire as Synod chief financial officer

Wulf, who has served as CFO since 2011, will retire on Jan. 31.

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Church Worker Wellness: Week 43 Devotion – Relational Wellness

God puts two halves into the whole of a relationship in many mysterious ways.

How a Mercy Medical Team forms

Ten strangers from different parts of America joined Ugandan Lutheran church leaders, pastors, lay members, and local medical providers to serve on an LCMS Mercy Medical Team in Uganda.

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