Events

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.

Sem’s Lay Bible Institute to focus on Psalms

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will host its fall Lay Bible Institute on four consecutive Wednesday evenings — Oct. 2, 9, 16 and 23.

Theological symposium to focus on creation

“From the Creation to the New Creation: Seeing All Things in Light of the Entire Story” is the title of the 24th Annual Theological Symposium to be held Sept. 24-25 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Open Arms postpones Directors Retreat

The July 31-Aug. 2 retreat in Atlanta will be rescheduled for a later date, likely in late September or early October.

RSO to host conference on same-sex marriage

Dr. Robert P. George will give the keynote at an Aug. 14-15 conference on same-sex attraction and marriage hosted by DOXOLOGY: The Lutheran Center for Spiritual Care and Counsel.

Institute to host Latino Ministries Conference

The Lutheran Hispanic Missionary Institute will host its first national Partners in Latino Ministries Conference Oct. 23-25 in El Paso, Texas.

Registration opens for 2013 LFL conference

Registration opens for the 2013 National Lutherans For Life Conference, which is set for Nov. 8-9 In Urbandale (Des Moines), Iowa.

Conference provides support, continuing education for parish nurses

Concordia University Wisconsin’s annual conference for parish nurses and others in congregational health ministries draws 90-plus participants from 20 states and three countries.

Open Arms sponsors retreat for child-care directors

The Open Arms Institute is sponsoring a Directors Retreat for child-care center directors and assistant directors July 31-Aug. 2 in Atlanta.