Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison and others elected to LCMS posts this year are installed Sept. 10 in St. Louis.
Affected congregations, districts and LCMS Disaster Response provide short-term relief while planning for long-term recovery efforts.
The LCMS has joined in an amicus brief as Wyoming officials seek to remove Judge Ruth Neely, an LCMS Lutheran, from the bench.
More than 30 prison-ministry workers from across the Synod take part in the LCMS Prison Ministry Conference, April 29-30 in Belleville, Ill.
Rev. William Weedon is the director of LCMS Worship and International Center chaplain. In addition to ensuring the roughly 300 people working in the IC have the privilege of daily worship and also pastoral care when needed, his myriad other duties extend well beyond the walls of the Synod’s headquarters.
A dozen national mission leaders gather for an April 4 roundtable to look at the future of LCMS church planting.
Islam expert Dr. Tim Furnish says ISIS will not be deterred by symbolic gestures like the recent genocide declarations made against ISIS by Congress and the State Department.
Attorney Erik Stanley will discuss a Missouri religious discrimination case on kfuo.org that involves an LCMS church.
Following flooding across the Midwest in late December, two St. Louis-area congregations have partnered with LCMS Disaster Response to help nearby communities rebuild.
Through compassionate giving across the Synod, the LCMS was able to provide two grants to help Lutheran Hour Ministries expand its Middle East mercy ministry to people displaced by violence.
Part of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, $1 million is awarded in “Stand With Your Community” grants.
The Feb. 8 Faith and Freedom Forum at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, features presidents of Lutheran Church—Canada, the Anglican Church in North America and the LCMS.
The Synod responds to disasters in four states: flooding in Illinois and Missouri, and tornadoes in Mississippi and Texas.
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison is calling for the Synod to “up its game” in giving attention to professional church workers on both candidate and non-candidate status without a call.