The missionaries were blessed during a “Service of Sending” at the LCMS International Center chapel on Aug. 9.
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.
On July 25, the Synod in convention passed resolutions to condemn physician-assisted suicide and to pray for persecuted Christians worldwide.
The boards of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and of the Concordia universities and colleges were filled by elections on July 24.
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.
On July 23, the Synod in convention passed resolutions to condemn the sin of racism, encourage care for immigrant neighbors, and create resources on gender identity.
Two resolutions — affirming the LCMS stances on beginning-of-life issues and biblical marriage — passed by wide margins on Sunday.
The LCMS first vice-president and five regional vice-presidents were elected July 21 during the 2019 Synod convention.
The board also heard a presentation on the Synod’s new national mission emphasis, ‘Making Disciples For Life.’