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.
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
Each day during the week of Jan. 27-31, chapel at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis will feature guest choirs from LCMS schools. The services are broadcast live on KFUO.
The award recognizes those who have made “significant, sustained contributions” to Specialized Pastoral Ministry.
Anna Young, an LCMS pastor’s daughter, recently started a Students for Life of America group at her public high school in Nashville, Tenn. It is the first such group in the county.