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.”

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.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 43 Devotion – Relational Wellness

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

Views on grace

Denominations in Christianity understand “grace” in a variety of ways. See how the Scripture-based understanding Lutherans have of grace compares with others.

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.

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.

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.

Church Worker Wellness: Week 42 Devotion – Physical Wellness

When it comes to wellness, what’s a chore and what’s a gift?

LCMS Stewardship Ministry: January 2020 ‘StewardCAST’ newsletter

LCMS Stewardship Ministry discusses how God has a wonderful way of using various things and people to lead His people to engage the task for which they have been made and redeemed – stewardship.

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.

Through pinholes of light

As dark days become brighter, Epiphany delivers us the Jesus who Himself is the Light of the World.

Positions (Jan. 2020)

Positions are available with the Concordia University System.

Requests for reinstatement (Jan. 2020)

A listing of those who have applied or been approved for reinstatement to LCMS rosters.

Colloquies (Jan. 2020)

A listing of those who have completed — or submitted applications for — teacher or pastor colloquies in the Synod.