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McDaniels, Wurster honored with Christus in Mundo award

The award recognizes those who have made “significant, sustained contributions” to Specialized Pastoral Ministry.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Arthur W. Scherer, president emeritus of the Southeastern District

A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Holy Nativity Lutheran Church, 1200 Linden Ave., Arbutus, Md.

Wulf to retire as Synod chief financial officer

Wulf, who has served as CFO since 2011, will retire on Jan. 31.

Faith in the public square: LCMS youth starts pro-life group at her public high school

Anna Young, an LCMS pastor’s daughter, recently started a Students for Life of America group at her public high school in Nashville, Tenn. It is the first such group in the county.

Missing Venezuelan pastor found murdered

The Rev. Luis Coronado disappeared on Dec. 14 while taking public transportation to visit members of his congregation.

Obituary: Paula Schlueter Ross, former managing editor of ‘Reporter’

Ross, managing editor of “Reporter” and manager of LCMS News and Information Services, died Nov. 13 at age 66. She retired on Feb. 1, 2019, after nearly 35 years with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Charles S. Mueller Sr., former Southeastern District president

The Rev. Dr. Charles S. Mueller Sr., president emeritus of the LCMS Southeastern District, died Oct. 30.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Walter A. Maier II, former Synod vice-president

A funeral service is set for 11 a.m. Oct. 31 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Norman Edgar Nagel, professor emeritus at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

A funeral service for Nagel will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the Chapel of St. Timothy and St. Titus at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Meyer to retire as president of Concordia Seminary

The Rev. Dr. Dale A. Meyer has served as the seminary’s president since 2005.

Mueller retires, Lange is installed: Synod vice-presidents share thoughts on serving

The Rev. Dr. Herbert C. Mueller Jr. retired on Aug. 31, and the Rev. Peter K. Lange took over the position on Sept. 1.

Weedon retires as International Center chaplain

The Rev. William Weedon, International Center chaplain and director of LCMS Worship, has served in the dual position since its inception in 2012.

Obituary: Dr. Harold James Boldt, former executive director, LCMS Board for Parish Services

Boldt, who also formerly served as director of Elementary and Secondary Schools for the LCMS, died Sept. 19 in Rochester, Mich.

Wolfram joins Office of International Mission

Mark Wolfram, who was installed on Aug. 30, will assist LCMS missionaries in making the various transitions required of their missionary service.

LaMott appointed interim president of CSP

Former CSP President Rev. Dr. Tom Ries retired at the end of the 2018–19 academic year.

LCMS presidential election: Candidate Q&A

Nominees for LCMS president share joys, concerns and hopes for the Synod.