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CPH Fall Sale
CPH ‘Fall Warehouse Sale’ set for Nov. 2–5; ‘Music Presale’ begins Oct. 31

Shop online or in person for special savings on more than 2,100 books, gifts, church supplies and education and music resources from Concordia Publishing House.

Global Mission Fund gifts can be doubled in November

This matching opportunity means that as much as $352,937 — received in just one month — could go toward bringing people all over the world into contact with the life-saving Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Reporter in ‘Gosnell’ movie based on LCMS member Mollie Ziegler Hemingway

Hemingway played a key journalistic role in bringing the Gosnell case to national attention.

Register now for ‘Joy:fully Alive — Body & Soul’

The 2019 LCMS Life Conference will be held Jan. 17–19 at the Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel in Arlington, Va.

Campus Clips – October 2018

News from the Concordia University System.

Hurricane Michael affects churches, members in Florida

The Category 4 storm was the strongest the area has ever seen.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Alvin V. Kollmann, former Southern Illinois District president

Kollmann, who served as president of the LCMS Southern Illinois District from 1976 to 1994, died October 7 at the age of 88.

Hurricane Michael strikes coastal LCMS congregations

The storm — a Category 4 hurricane — is the strongest the area has ever seen.

New ‘Every One His Witness’ context module offers response to scientism

The new resource will help Lutherans share the Gospel in a world where many people see science as a god.

NLSA honoree Baerwolf a ‘super’ shepherd to his church and school flock

The Rev. Phillip Baerwolf, associate pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church and School in East Dundee, Ill., has been named the recipient of the 2018 National Lutheran School Accreditation School Shepherd Award.

Gard to retire from Concordia University Chicago in 2019

Gard, the 11th person to have served the university as president since its founding in 1864, became president in 2014.

‘Good spirit,’ ‘real savings’ highlight BOD meeting

The LCMS Board of Directors held its quarterly meeting in St. Louis Aug. 24–25.

‘Joy:fully Lutheran’ theme engages churches, schools

Free materials are available to keep the conversation going about what it means to be “Joy:fully Lutheran.”

‘Gospel-driven’ approach to character formation helps students find identity in Christ

The Bible forms the basis of the Christian Character Formation Project, which focuses on developing seven key virtues.

Church workers and spouses invited to participate in online wellness focus groups

The focus groups will provide the opportunity to give feedback crucial to helping workers and their families throughout the Synod.

NLSA accredits 121 schools, names five ‘Schools of Distinction’

Schools of Distinction are rated in the top 5 percent of overall school accreditation ratings.