A funeral service for Linse, 91, is planned for 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 28, in Modena, Wis.
The funeral service for Barnes — who served as president from 1983 to 1987 — is planned for 10 a.m. Thursday, June 26, in South Euclid, Ohio.
The Rev. Dr. Paul A. Philp is installed June 18 as the CUS director of Institutional Research and Integrity.
Jessie Mueller — a “daughter” of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Skokie, Ill. — credits God after winning her first Tony Award.
The Rev. Dr. Daniel L. Gard plans to begin serving in August as the 11th president of Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill.
Rear Admiral Daniel Gard is deputy chief of Navy chaplains for reserve matters and professor of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Chaplain Craig G. Muehler (pictured) of Springfield, Va., will succeed Chaplain Mark J. Schreiber as director of the Synod’s Ministry to the Armed Forces.
The Rev. Dr. Roland F. Ziegler has been named holder of the Rev. Dr. Robert D. Preus Chair in Systematic Theology/Confessional Lutheran Studies at Concordia Theological Seminary.
Effective Aug. 1, Dr. Donald Christian will succeed President Dr. Tom Cedel as interim president and chief executive officer of Concordia University Texas, Austin.
A memorial service is planned at the Church of All Nations in Hong Kong in early June.
Daniel V. Speckhard of McLean, Va., begins work July 1 in the Lutheran World Relief, Baltimore, post.
The team opens new office space for their work of recruiting and placing more LCMS missionaries.
Memorial services are planned for March 13 in Oviedo, Fla., and March 17 in Bath, Ill.
Captain Michael Frese receives on Feb. 22 one of the nation’s highest honors — the Purple Heart — for his service in Afghanistan.
The Rev. Dr. Dean O. Wenthe accepts a call to serve as president of the Concordia University System.
Trapp — a leader at the Synod, district and local levels — dies. Feb. 12 at age 82. The memorial service was Feb. 18.