LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison encourages and suggests resources for congregations as they begin or plan for resuming in-person worship.
Due to near-term COVID-related challenges, the Board in April had endorsed a proposal from the Operations Team to prepare spending forecasts through the end of the current fiscal year and abbreviated budget proposals for just the first quarter of the next.
As governors, mayors and councilmen provide guidelines to meet the impact of COVID-19 within their jurisdictions, heightened concerns about government overreach and infringement of constitutional rights are being raised in many sectors of society.
Along with local authorities, the LCMS Michigan District is currently assessing the situation.
The Rev. Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. is prayerfully considering the call, which was issued on May 16.
For countless active military members, veterans and their families and friends, Memorial Day is an everyday reality.
The measures grew out of Resolution 6-01, passed at the 2019 LCMS convention in Tampa, Fla.
The two LCMS seminaries held virtual Call Day services on April 28 (CSL) and April 29 (CTSFW) due to COVID-19 restrictions, issuing a total of 189 calls and assignments as thousands of people watched online from around the globe.
As of April 30, $321,452 had been distributed in 229 grants to workers across the Synod.
Suggestions for ways to show your gratitude and support for your pastors, teachers, church musicians, deaconesses and other church workers.
During the COVID-19 shutdown, the Synod’s institutions of higher learning are looking for ways to help while following government-imposed safety mandates.
Resources are available for congregations, families and individuals.
Updates from LCMS colleges and universities.
New memory verses will be posted weekly and shared on LCMS social media.
The senior care provider is taking extra steps to ensure residents’ safety and keep them connected to the community.
On April 2, the U.S. Small Business Administration confirmed that tax-exempt nonprofits such as churches are eligible to apply.