Delegates of the 2019 LCMS convention adopted four final resolutions brought to the delegation by Floor Committee 9 on Structure and Governance.
The Synod in convention recognized fellowship with a South African church body, commended a report on cremation, and requested further study on “the relationship between unity in doctrine and uniformity and variety in practice.”
After some discussion, the Synod in convention adopted Res. 5-09A, which confesses that God created the world in six natural days.
Convention delegates opted to increase the slate of candidates for presidential elections from three to five and adjust bylaws to provide for a timely election process.
Floor Committee 5 on Theology and Church Relations brought resolutions to the 2019 LCMS convention regarding the fellowship of partner churches with the Lutheran World Federation, while also commending the International Lutheran Council.
Convention delegates adopted Res. 9-04A to safeguard the personal information of future delegates and perform some constitutional housecleaning.
The delegates of the 67th Regular Convention of the LCMS recognized and endorsed fellowship between the LCMS and three Eurasian church bodies.
Convention delegates vote to support Concordia University System (CUS) schools in faithfully confessing God’s Word, while also streamlining the process of calling CUS presidents.
LCMS First Vice-President Rev. Dr. Herbert C. Mueller Jr. offers the first convention essay, and delegates honor him with a standing ovation.
Follow the proceedings of the 67th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, which is meeting July 20–25 under the theme “Joy:fully Lutheran.”
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