Cheryl Magness
Cheryl Magness

Managing Editor of 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.

From the Mission Field – April 2018

Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.

Grants up to $250,000 now available through LCEF’s Kaleidoscope Fund

The deadline for submitting a grant proposal is June 15.

Positions (April 2018)

Positions are available with the Concordia University System.

Wanted: Nominations for convention

The Oct. 20 deadline may seem a long way off, but the time is now to submit nominations for the 74 officer, board and commission positions to be elected at the next LCMS Convention, July 20–25, 2019, in Tampa, Fla.

New international missionaries blessed for service

The missionaries will serve in the Dominican Republic, Papua New Guinea, Taiwan, the Czech Republic and Russia.

CTCR releases report on women and the military

The report is available for free download from the CTCR website.

Scharr elected to third full term in Southern Illinois

Others elected to leadership positions include the Rev. Mark Nebel of Red Bud, Ill., as first vice-president; the Rev. Benjamin Ball of Hamel, Ill., second vice-president; the Rev. Peter Ill of Millstadt, Ill., secretary; and Julie Johnson of Hamel, treasurer.

Volunteers needed in Texas

Individuals and groups can spend a day, a week or more helping residents of the Beaumont, Port Arthur, Corpus Christi and Rockport areas whose lives were affected by the storm.

LCMS Youth Ministry offers summer Servant Events

Registration is now open for more than 40 LCMS Servant Events in the categories of construction, human care, environmental, outreach, multicultural and crisis.

Resources available for 2019 LWML convention

Available on the convention website are several free items LWML groups and congregations can use to let their members know about the convention.

‘Relationships, not programs’: Youth Ministry shares research on young adults

Two surveys, one of congregations and one of young adults, focused on the question of retention of LCMS youth following confirmation.

Campus Clips

News from LCMS colleges and seminaries.

From the Mission Field

Updates about LCMS mission work around the world.

Share It! – Ideas for serving the community

This month’s “Share it!” responses include ideas from pastors and a school principal.

Offering a warm ‘welcome’: February ‘Witness’ looks at hospitality

The issue also features a conversation with LCMS Black Ministry Director Rev. Dr. Roosevelt Gray.