The kit is designed to allow each parish to customize it with local information and details.
Livingston, who graduated from Concordia Lutheran School in Peoria, Ill., in 2000, was recently inducted into the Junior Achievement of Central Illinois Hall of Fame.
Those named on the ballots are the Synod clergymen who received the most nominations from LCMS congregations, and who have agreed to serve, if elected.
Written by the Rev. Timothy Pauls, the Bible study consists of five lessons exploring what joy is and where it is to be found.
The month is an opportunity to support individuals with developmental disabilities, to spread awareness about the progress that has been made, and to reflect on what more can be done.
The statement denounces recent actions of governors in New York and Illinois and affirms the Synod’s commitment to upholding the sanctity of life at all its stages.
Following a fresh round of violent demonstrations in Haiti, the U.S. State Department has upgraded the Travel Advisory for the country to a Level 4 — Do Not Travel.
Other newly available documents from the CTCR are a discussion guide and Bible study to accompany the 2018 report on the royal priesthood and a Spanish-language version of the Bible study for the 2012 report on immigration.
A reported 90 million Americans have experienced temperatures of zero degrees Fahrenheit or lower this week, and at least 21 deaths have been attributed to the cold.
The works of Graupner, a contemporary of Bach, are enjoying renewed interest after having been “lost” for many years.
The online resources from LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission and LCMS Church Planting are available at no cost.
The study utilized surveys and focus groups to collect data for use in helping LCMS congregations minister to young adults.