Stacey Egger
Stacey Egger

Staff editor and writer for LCMS Communications

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Stacey Egger is a staff editor and writer for LCMS Communications. She has spent the majority of her life in St. Louis, and has worked in the past as a teacher and freelance writer. In addition to writing and editing, she enjoys reading, hiking, traveling and spending time with her five siblings.

In difficult times, Synod boards continue work

The LCMS Boards for International and National Mission held online meetings on May 29 and June 5, respectively.

Christ on the front lines: Remembering the fallen

For countless active military members, veterans and their families and friends, Memorial Day is an everyday reality.

Seminaries hold online-only Call Day services

The two LCMS seminaries held virtual Call Day services on April 28 (CSL) and April 29 (CTSFW) due to COVID-19 restrictions, issuing a total of 189 calls and assignments as thousands of people watched online from around the globe.  

CPH offers free resources amid COVID-19 shutdown

Resources are available for congregations, families and individuals.

Synod chaplain issues Scripture-memory challenge

New memory verses will be posted weekly and shared on LCMS social media.

St. Louis-area Lutherans ‘March on the Arch’

The event, organized by the Coalition for Life–St. Louis, saw its largest turnout ever in 2020.

‘Witness’ welcomes Askins as editor

The Rev. Roy S. Askins formerly served as communications manager for the LCMS Asia Region.

LCMS members march for life with ‘a message of forgiveness for all’

The 47th National March for Life was on Jan. 24 in Washington, D.C.

Registration open for 2020 Servant Events

Nearly 70 Servant Events will be hosted by various LCMS congregations, camps and service organizations from May through August.

LEA brings teachers together in St. Louis

More than 2,700 educators attended the Lutheran Education Association’s triennial convocation Oct. 10–12 at the America’s Center Convention Complex.

Lutheran Young Adult Corps participants sent to serve in St. Louis and Milwaukee

The new participants were blessed during a Sending Service on Aug. 27 at the LCMS International Center chapel in St. Louis.

Hurricane Dorian preparations

The LCMS Florida-Georgia and Southeastern districts stand ready to respond to Hurricane Dorian.

LCMS convention commends and expands mercy work in the Synod

On July 23, Floor Committee 3 passed resolutions commending LCMS Disaster Response and the Synod’s life ministries and encouraging further training to care for those with mental illness.

LCMS convention condemns physician-assisted suicide, remembers the persecuted church

On July 25, the Synod in convention passed resolutions to condemn physician-assisted suicide and to pray for persecuted Christians worldwide.

LCMS convention elects board members for Concordias

The boards of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and of the Concordia universities and colleges were filled by elections on July 24.

LCMS convention passes three finance resolutions

Resolutions regarding support for the seminaries, the “1.1.1” offering model and financial transparency were adopted on July 24 at the 2019 LCMS convention.