The measures grew out of Resolution 6-01, passed at the 2019 LCMS convention in Tampa, Fla.
On April 2, the U.S. Small Business Administration confirmed that tax-exempt nonprofits such as churches are eligible to apply.
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.
To abide by social distancing guidelines, many LCMS churches are offering online-only services.
The next regional gathering of ‘Making Disciples for Life’ will take place April 17–18 at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne.
The announcement came on Feb. 10 following a resolution approved by the CUP Board of Regents on Feb. 7.
Dr. Michael A. Thomas began serving as president of Concordia University, Irvine, Calif., on Jan. 1.
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.
The resource is available in either paperback or e-book format from Concordia Publishing House.
The kit is designed to allow each parish to add its own information and details about Holy Week and Easter services.
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.
Building renovations will expand educational opportunities in Montevideo, Uruguay.