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.

Advent/Christmas media kit free for congregational use

The items in the kit may be personalized with the local parish’s information.

Synod leaders meet to discuss church worker wellness

The Ministerial Care Coalition, a project of Concordia Plan Services, began in 2014 with the goal of fostering wide-ranging discussion and advocacy of worker wellness in the LCMS.

Fall issue of ‘Engage’ ponders ‘the loving hand of God’

The issue includes stories on mission work in Tanzania and Malawi, this summer’s LCMS Youth Gathering and the ordination of pastors in Latin America.

October ‘Lutheran Witness’: Saints of the church

The issue includes accounts of remembered saints, saints who played prominent roles in the church but are lesser known, and saints who are still among us.

LEA brings teachers together in St. Louis

More than 2,700 educators attended the Lutheran Education Association’s triennial convocation Oct. 10–12 at the America’s Center Convention Complex.

English Bible Camp curriculum offered for parish use

The curriculum uses stories from the Book of Acts to teach about God’s gifts.

Black Ministry ‘Think Tank’ meets in Memphis

The grassroots group spent two days brainstorming ideas for LCMS Black Ministry.