Roger Drinnon
Roger Drinnon

LCMS director of Editorial Services and Media

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Roger Drinnon is LCMS director of Editorial Services and Media. Master Sgt. (ret.) Drinnon is a former U.S. Air Force public affairs (PA) journalist and media relations specialist who served in a NATO Coalition Press Information Center in Pristina, Kosovo. Upon retiring from active duty, he led the Air Forces media embed program for the wars in the Middle East as Air Mobility Command's chief of media operations at Scott AFB, Ill. He has degrees in military operations, workforce education and public affairs/journalism.

History, heritage surround Synod leaders’ installation

Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison and others elected to LCMS posts this year are installed Sept. 10 in St. Louis.

Louisiana flood, California fires challenge responders, congregations

Affected congregations, districts and LCMS Disaster Response provide short-term relief while planning for long-term recovery efforts.

Synod joins court brief for judge under fire for marriage view

The LCMS has joined in an amicus brief as Wyoming officials seek to remove Judge Ruth Neely, an LCMS Lutheran, from the bench.

‘I was in prison and you came to me’: Lutherans well-suited for ministry to incarcerated

More than 30 prison-ministry workers from across the Synod take part in the LCMS Prison Ministry Conference, April 29-30 in Belleville, Ill.

Synod Chaplain Wears Several Hats

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.

Synod church planters look to ‘where we aren’t’ in America

A dozen national mission leaders gather for an April 4 roundtable to look at the future of LCMS church planting.

‘#thisisMYchurch’ gains traction, fosters online discussion

One of the campaign’s goals is “to foster a healthy sense of belonging to something bigger than ourselves.”

Islam expert: ISIS genocide declaration ‘too little, too late’

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.

KFUO to host ADF attorney on church discrimination case

Attorney Erik Stanley will discuss a Missouri religious discrimination case on kfuo.org that involves an LCMS church.

LCMS Disaster Response Partners with Missouri Churches in Flood Relief

Following flooding across the Midwest in late December, two St. Louis-area congregations have partnered with LCMS Disaster Response to help nearby communities rebuild.

Partnership Grants Help Lutheran Hour Ministries Alleviate Suffering in the Middle East

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.

‘Stand’ grants enable mercy, witness outreach

Part of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, $1 million is awarded in “Stand With Your Community” grants.

Lutheran, Anglican leaders discuss religious freedom

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.

Synod supports districts, congregations after storms

The Synod responds to disasters in four states: flooding in Illinois and Missouri, and tornadoes in Mississippi and Texas.

Goeglein discusses life march, pending legal cases

Focus on the Family’s Timothy Goeglein is featured in a Jan. 20 Worldwide KFUO interview.

Harrison seeks more input from church workers without calls

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.