CPH releases two-volume companion to LSB

The volumes contain stories, theological commentary and historical background for all of the hymns in ‘Lutheran Service Book.’

Prayerfully consider an end-of-year ‘Together as Synod’ gift

A “Together as Synod,” or undesignated, gift enhances domestic and international efforts to witness and show mercy to others, and to live life together as children of God.

Module 8 of ‘Preach the Word’ addresses preaching of Law and Gospel

The module encourages experienced preachers to “dig further … to proclaim Law and Gospel effectively in specific ways that flow from the biblical text.”

BNM, BIM, COP hold first meetings of new triennium

Among other business, the boards discussed the triennial mission emphasis established at the convention, “Making Disciples for Life.”

November ‘Witness’: State of the Synod

The November 2019 issue of “The Lutheran Witness” includes updates on the Synod’s financial situation and seven mission priorities.

National Offering tops $400,000 to bring ‘Joy to the World’

Gifts made throughout the 2019–22 National Offering cycle will bolster efforts to proclaim Christ in word and deed in challenging urban areas, to new immigrants, among college-age students, alongside partner-church missionaries, and in church-planting efforts both at home and abroad.

‘Making Disciples for Life’ Initial Gathering set for January

The event, which will take place Jan. 9–11 at The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod International Center in St. Louis, is open to all LCMS laypeople, pastors and church workers.

LCMS Board of Directors welcomes new members

The LCMS Board of Directors met Sept. 12–13 in St. Louis.

From the mission field – India Evangelical Lutheran Church

In August, pastors of the India Evangelical Lutheran Church gathered at Concordia Theological Seminary, Nagercoil, for the first Pastor’s Refresher Course in a decade.

Campus clips – Achievement and service

News from LCMS colleges, universities and seminaries.

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.

Observe ‘Concordia University, Nebraska Sunday’ on Nov. 17

Founded in 1894, Concordia celebrates its 125th anniversary this year.

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.

Dallas Lutheran School to rebuild after October tornado

The Oct. 20 storm that spawned a series of tornadoes in North Texas is now being called the most expensive in state history.

Lutherans to march for life in nation’s capital

The 47th Annual National March for Life will take place in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020.

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.