The August “From the Mission Field” has news from Ghana and Kutaisi, Georgia.
The beginning of a new academic year provides a multitude of educational and enrichment opportunities at both LCMS seminaries.
An Aug. 7 fire in the basement of Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, Indianapolis, caused an estimated $1 million in damage.
On Aug. 10, a new group of Lutheran Young Adult Corps participants were sent to their respective geographical areas during chapel at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.
Leaders in LCMS Hispanic ministry gathered in Houston July 24–27 for the Sixth National LCMS Hispanic Convention.
Registration is open for “Witness,” the 2019 National LCMS Campus Ministry Conference, set for Jan. 2-5 on the campuses of Purdue University and Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Ind.
As wildfires rage across California, local LCMS pastors, congregations and members have found opportunities to care for one another and their communities, while sharing the Gospel of Christ.
A new group of missionaries were sent out with a plea for God’s blessing during a “Service of Sending” on Aug. 3 at the LCMS International Center chapel in St. Louis.
Lutheran Hour Ministries has announced that the Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler of St. Louis will begin serving as speaker of “The Lutheran Hour” radio program on Oct.1.
Lutheran Bible Translators is partnering with Mekane Yesus Seminary in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to provide select seminarians with the opportunity to pursue a concentration in biblical languages and Bible translation skills as part of their pastoral preparation.
The Rev. Dr. Tom Ries, president of Concordia University, St. Paul, Minn., has announced his intention to retire at the end of the 2018–19 academic year.
Lutheran Friends of the Deaf, a Recognized Service Organization of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, is hosting a Bible camp for both deaf and hearing children, Aug. 13–15, in Mill Neck, N.Y.
DOXOLOGY, The Lutheran Center for Spiritual Care and Counsel, is partnering with the LCMS Office of National Mission to present two opportunities this fall to attend a conference on stewardship.
Lutheran Federal Credit Union is inviting nominations by Aug. 31 for its newly-created Volunteer Leadership Award, designed to “recognize and thank remarkable volunteer leaders.”
After a rigorous review and selection process, LCMS Chaplain Gregory Todd has been promoted to the rank of rear admiral (lower half) and will now serve as deputy chief of Navy chaplains and chaplain of the U.S. Marine Corps.