The Rev. Roosevelt Gray Jr. begins work as director of the ministry serving predominantly black communities and African immigrants.
Concordia Historical Institute presents “Awards of Commendation” to 23 historians Nov. 7 for exemplary accomplishment in the field of American Lutheran history.
The Rev. Ross E. Johnson, installed Nov. 13, will succeed the Rev. Glenn Merritt in the post.
The Rev. Craig J. Donofrio, formerly of Pasadena, Calif., is installed Nov. 11 as assistant director of Broadcast Services for KFUO Radio.
A memorial service is held Nov. 2 at West Portal Lutheran Church in San Francisco.
The Rev. Mark Junkans of Houston — whose 119-mile ordeal raised $80,000-plus — said he “never thought of giving up” because he “wanted to make a difference for the kingdom of God.”
A memorial service is held Nov. 5 at Concordia Lutheran Church in Sarasota, Fla.
The principal of Trinity Lutheran School, Utica, Mich., is among 61 chosen for the honor by the National Association of Elementary School Principals.
The Rev. H.R. Curtis and the Rev. Nathan Meador are serving as coordinator — and assistant coordinator — for stewardship, respectively.
The Rev. Jack Faszholz, now 86, recalls his days as a Major League baseball player.
Chaplain Rev. Dr. Daniel L. Gard, Deputy Chief of Chaplains for Reserve Matters and a professor at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., is promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral.
On behalf of the Concordia University System (CUS) board of directors, the Rev. Dr. Daniel N. Jastram, the board’s chairman, makes the announcement Oct. 4.
A funeral service is held Sept. 24 at Chapel of the Cross Lutheran Church in St. Peters, Mo.
The Rev. Ross E. Johnson, pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Fairhope, Ala., began his service in the Synod post Sept. 3.
Dr. Tom Cedel, president of Concordia University Texas in Austin, Texas, for more than a decade, announces his 2014 retirement.