Registration now open for 2014 worship institute

The July 28-31 conference at Concordia University, Nebraska is designed for pastors, musicians and laity who are passionate about music.

Sem’s EIIT offers free lecture on Islam

The lecture, “Responding to Islam,” on March 27 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will be given by the Rev. Dr. Abjar Bahkou.

LSA conference to focus on needs, gifts of disabled

The April 27-29 “One God One Call” conference is sponsored by the Disability Network of Lutheran Services in America.

Black Ministry Convo set for July in Kansas City

Lutherans interested and involved in black ministry are invited to attend the Black Ministry Family Convocation, July 9-13 in Kansas City, Mo.

Fort Wayne sem presents annual symposia

Concordia Theological Seminary will present its annual symposia on exegetical and confessional theology Jan. 21-24 on its campus and in a live webcast.

Seminaries offer workshops on Lenten preaching

Both LCMS seminaries are offering in January one-day workshops on preaching during the seven weeks of Lent, which begins March 5.

Lutherans invited to two life marches

The pro-life marches are in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 22 and San Francisco on Jan. 25.

Mission agencies to meet in January

The 2014 national conference of the Association of Lutheran Mission Agencies, or ALMA, is planned for Jan. 30-31 in St. Louis.

Registration opens for 2014 Higher Things conferences

With “Crucified” as their theme, they are set for July at the University of Florida, Concordia University Wisconsin and Utah State University.

Lutherans invited to join two life marches

The National March for Life is planned for Jan. 22 in Washington, D.C., and the Walk for Life West Coast will take place Jan. 25 in San Francisco.

‘Bach at Sem’ beginning 21st season

“Bach at the Sem,” presented by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and the American Kantorei, announces four upcoming concerts.

Youth Ministry Symposium to explore ‘faith, values, millenials’

The 2014 Youth Ministry Symposium, Jan. 9-11 in St. Louis, will explore the world of young adults, including the so-called “nones,” and our roles as the church to reach them.

National Disaster Response Conference open to all

Anyone with an interest in responding to victims of natural and man-made disasters is welcome to attend the Synod’s Fifth National Disaster Response Conference, Oct. 7-10 in St. Louis.

Saxon Lutheran Fall Festival set for Oct. 12

See demonstrations of activities common in the mid-1800s, take a horse-and-buggy ride and shop for handmade crafts at the Saxon Lutheran Memorial in Frohna, Mo.

Installation of LCMS officers set for Sept. 14

A Divine Service of Installation is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, for LCMS officers and newly elected and appointed members of Synod boards and commissions.

LEA extends ‘early-bird’ convo registration

“Early-bird” registration rates have been extended to Sept. 9 for Lutheran Education Association’s 11th triennial convocation.