Events

‘Real. Present. God.’: Teens, leaders and volunteers descend on Minneapolis for LCMS Youth Gathering

The triennial event, organized by LCMS Youth Ministry, was held July 11–15 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

LWML adopts $2.1 million mission goal, elects new president

The new president, Debbie Larson, previously served as LWML North Dakota president.

Iowa District West hosts ‘More Than Giving’ stewardship conference

Open to both pastors and laity, the event is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16–17, at Camp Okoboji in Milford, Iowa.

Participate in the Youth Gathering from afar

If you can’t attend the Gathering, you can still follow along through these online channels.

Follow convention news wherever you are

Here are all the ways to stay informed about the 67th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, set for July 20–25 in Tampa, Fla.

Convention floor committees meet in St. Louis; first issue of ‘Today’s Business’ now available

Five more issues of ‘Today’s Business’ — containing the schedule for each day, substitute or revised resolutions, wording for proposed amendments, and other official announcements and information — will be published at the convention.

2019 LCMS National Disaster Conference set for Oct. 2–4

Registration is open for the 2019 LCMS Disaster Response Conference. Join us Oct. 2–4 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, to learn about being “Joy:fully Lutheran in Midst of Disaster.”

Call Day: Seminary students receive calls, learn placements

A total of 201 students received their first calls to pastoral and diaconal ministry and their assignments as vicars and deaconess interns during four services held on the two seminary campuses April 29–30 and May 1.

Summer Servant Events still taking registrations

The events range in duration from a few days to several weeks and are open to a variety of ages.

LWML headed to Mobile for summer convention

The 38th Biennial Convention of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League will take place June 20–23 under the theme, “In Praise to the LORD!”

Convention servant event to assist mothers and children in need

Participants in the event, titled “Joy:fully Serving,” will prepare 275 baskets for distribution by two Florida-based LCMS Recognized Service Organizations.

Seminaries to livestream Call Day services online

Those seeking or sharing information on social media about both Call Day services are encouraged to use the hashtag #LCMSCallDay. 

Society of Creation to host conference at LCMS International Center

The conference will study various topics related to the age of Earth.

Registration open for 2019 Rural & Small Town Mission Conference

The conference is set for Nov. 14–16 in Minneapolis.

Bethesda to celebrate National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March

The month is an opportunity to support individuals with developmental disabilities, to spread awareness about the progress that has been made, and to reflect on what more can be done.

Collegium Vocale of St. Louis to present four cantatas of Christoph Graupner, 18th-century Lutheran cantor

The works of Graupner, a contemporary of Bach, are enjoying renewed interest after having been “lost” for many years.