Events

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.

Concordia Historical Institute recognizes excellence in works published in 2017

At its 44th annual banquet, CHI presented awards in the categories of family history, biography and historic preservation, among others.

Registration opens Feb. 1 for LWML convention in Mobile

Early registration opens Feb. 1 for the 38th Biennial Convention of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, set for June 20–23 in Mobile, Ala.

Rural & Small Town Mission conference a ‘joy’ for attendees

The conference brought in over 170 attendees from 22 states and Canada, including pastors, lay leaders, and district and Synod workers.

Volunteers needed to decorate Rose Parade float

Volunteer “Petal Pushers” will decorate the Lutheran Hour Ministries float and eight others in the annual New Year’s Day parade.

Registration opens for 2019 Symposia in Fort Wayne

The Jan. 15–18 Symposia Series presented by Concordia Theological Seminary will discuss “Themes in the Gospel of John” and “The Meaning of Biblical Authority.”

Lutherans For Life celebrates 40th anniversary at annual conference

The theme of the conference, held Oct. 12-13 in St. Louis, was “From Age to Age the Same,” a paraphrase of Is. 46:4.