The staff changes at the LCMS International Center involve the Rev. Dr. Edward Grimenstein, the Rev. Dr. Albert Collver III and the Rev. Steven Schave.
“We are looking to you for leadership,” Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison tells Rev. Roosevelt Gray at his Jan. 7 installation service in St. Louis.
Dr. Michael K. Rodewald, regional director for Africa with the LCMS Office of International Mission, will begin work June 1, 2014, as executive director of LBT.
A memorial service for Perez was held Dec. 2 at Ascension Lutheran Church in Casselberry, Fla.
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.