The event, held March 27-28, was hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National League of Cities.
Tropical Cyclone Idai struck the eastern coast of South Africa on March 15, killing almost 1,000 people and damaging roads, crops and buildings.
As the family sat down to open Christmas presents, their 7-year-old son began to cry: “Mommy! Mommy! My duplicate is dead!” What could it mean?
Ten scholarships totaling $30,000 are available for individuals who plan to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
As the country of Venezuela contends with supply shortages and unrest, the LCMS is trying to help.
The training, set for June 13–16 at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., is open to students of all levels.
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.