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.
The events range in duration from a few days to several weeks and are open to a variety of ages.
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!”
Participants in the event, titled “Joy:fully Serving,” will prepare 275 baskets for distribution by two Florida-based LCMS Recognized Service Organizations.
Those seeking or sharing information on social media about both Call Day services are encouraged to use the hashtag #LCMSCallDay.
The conference will study various topics related to the age of Earth.
The conference is set for Nov. 14–16 in Minneapolis.
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.
The works of Graupner, a contemporary of Bach, are enjoying renewed interest after having been “lost” for many years.
At its 44th annual banquet, CHI presented awards in the categories of family history, biography and historic preservation, among others.
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.
The conference brought in over 170 attendees from 22 states and Canada, including pastors, lay leaders, and district and Synod workers.
Volunteer “Petal Pushers” will decorate the Lutheran Hour Ministries float and eight others in the annual New Year’s Day parade.
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.”
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.
The 2019 LCMS Life Conference will be held Jan. 17–19 at the Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel in Arlington, Va.