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.
“The Pastor’s Life of Prayer” is the newest resource from Post-Seminary Applied Learning and Support, or PALS.
Receipt of presidential election voter registration forms began on Oct. 25 and will continue until March 24, 2019.
An undesignated “Together as Synod” gift to the LCMS enhances domestic and international efforts to witness and show mercy to others, and to live life together as children of God.
Dawn Oldenettel, principal of St. John’s Lutheran School in West Bend, Wis., received the award in October in Washington, D.C.
The report stresses the complementary relationship that exists between the priesthood of all believers and the Office of the Holy Ministry.