Cheryl Magness
Cheryl Magness

Managing Editor of Reporter and Reporter Online

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Cheryl Magness is managing editor of Reporter and Reporter Online and manager of LCMS News. She has written for a variety of publications, including The Federalist, Touchstone and The Lutheran Witness, and is a contributor to the book He Restores My Soul from Emmanuel Press. She has degrees in English and music and enjoys playing piano and spending time with her husband and three children.

Coronavirus stimulus includes ‘Paycheck Protection Program’ to assist small businesses, including religious nonprofits

On April 2, the U.S. Small Business Administration confirmed that tax-exempt nonprofits such as churches are eligible to apply.

Lutheran Church Extension Fund partners with Synod to assist church workers during pandemic

As part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the LCMS will use Soldiers of the Cross as one means to continue to assist LCMS church workers and their families. 

‘We tremble not, we fear no ill’: As COVID-19 spreads, the Word of God remains

To abide by social distancing guidelines, many LCMS churches are offering online-only services.

Still time to register for April ‘Making Disciples for Life’ conference

The next regional gathering of ‘Making Disciples for Life’ will take place April 17–18 at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne.

‘Mission Field: USA’ partners with the LCMS Southeastern District to bring Christ’s Gospel to Baltimore

As part of ‘Mission Field: Baltimore,’ the Rev. Martin and Kathy Schultheis will serve the community of Sandtown-Winchester.

Concordia, Portland to close after spring semester

The announcement came on Feb. 10 following a resolution approved by the CUP Board of Regents on Feb. 7.

Thomas appointed fifth president of Concordia, Irvine

Dr. Michael A. Thomas began serving as president of Concordia University, Irvine, Calif., on Jan. 1.

KFUO’s ‘Lutheran Ladies’ Lounge’ podcast a ‘much-needed’ space for Lutheran women

While intended for Lutheran women, the program’s wide range of topics, charming banter and “come one, come all” spirit will appeal to anyone looking for a lighthearted, fun take on Lutheranism.

Wurst installed as volunteer manager for LCMS Disaster Response; Meyer to serve as director of training

Wurst’s and Meyer’s new positions reflect a new staff structure for LCMS Disaster Response.

Free resource summarizes LCMS youth ministry study on millennials and the church

The resource is available in either paperback or e-book format from Concordia Publishing House.

LCMS Black Ministry: Building the kingdom

The LCMS Black Ministry Winter ‘Timeline’ newsletter shares stories of how the church is sharing the Gospel of salvation with all people.

Official notice: Colloquies (Feb. 2020)

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

Media kit features Easter theme

The kit is designed to allow each parish to add its own information and details about Holy Week and Easter services. 

Puerto Rico disaster-response team in ‘right place at right time’ to help the hurting

The LCMS response will include setting up an outdoor relief center at Fountain of Life in Ponce, Puerto Rico, with pastors and support personnel brought in to assist the on-site team in the relief effort.

From the mission field – Renovations in Uruguay

Building renovations will expand educational opportunities in Montevideo, Uruguay.

‘Making Disciples for Life’ Initial Gathering an opportunity to listen, learn, share

The Initial Gathering — the first of many such gatherings to come in other parts of the country — was held Jan. 9–11 at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis