LCMS Worship: Suggestions for 2021 midweek Lenten services

LCMS Worship provides suggestions for liturgy, psalms, readings, hymns and collects to use during 2021 midweek Lenten services.

Synod provides facts and counsel on COVID-19 vaccines

On Jan. 21, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison sent an email to all workers on the Synod roster addressing questions and concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines.

Campus clips – Wellness, vocation, technology

Updates from LCMS colleges, universities and seminaries.

Finnish Lutherans declare fellowship with LCMS

The decision came during the Evangelical Lutheran Mission Diocese of Finland’s annual meeting, held on Nov. 14, 2020.

Life Together with President Harrison – January 2021

In this month’s Life Together Digest, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, discusses the vocation of Christians to pray during these times of turmoil — economic, racial, medical and political.

New PALS resource especially for pastors’ wives

The resource, titled “Faith to Follow: Transition from the Call to the Church,” was written by Kate Meadows, a second-year pastor’s wife in South Dakota.

COP navigates ongoing impact of COVID-19

The LCMS Council of Presidents conducted its fourth meeting of 2020 (its third via Zoom video conference) on Nov. 16–18, with discussion of the pandemic’s impact on the church dominating the meeting.

LCMS Life Ministry — Winter 2020 newsletter

The Winter 2020 News and Notes newsletter announces the virtual LCMS Life Conference to be held in March 2021.

‘Sharing’ newsletter – January 2021

Christ commands His followers to serve others. In the LCMS World Relief and Human Care newsletter, read about how the church continues to do this while obeying COVID-19 restrictions.

BOD covers much ground in wide-ranging meeting

The Synod’s Board of Directors met via Zoom on Nov. 19.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: January 2021 newsletter

The LCMS Rural and Small Town Mission newsletter reminds us that God guides us, even though times of transition and change.

LCMS Servant Events planned for 2021

After a summer interrupted by COVID-19 cancellations, LCMS Servant Event hosts are optimistically planning their events again for Summer 2021. 

National Lutheran Schools Week to reflect on challenges and growth

National Lutheran Schools Week will take place Jan. 24–30 under the theme “Sent to Serve.”

January ‘Witness’: Living a chaste and decent life

Chastity is not simply about “waiting for marriage,” but about the entire life of the believer.

LCMS Stewardship Ministry: Newsletter article and bulletin blurbs – February 2021

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

Official notice: 2022 convention reports and overtures

The deadline for the submission of reports and overtures to the 2022 convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is March 5, 2022.