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Higher Things summer youth conferences draw nearly 2,800

Held under the theme ‘’Sanctified,” the conferences took place in Minnesota, Illinois, Kansas and Washington.

Campus clips – Classics and honors

News from the Concordia University System.

Share it! – Encouraging good health

Answers to the question, “How does your congregation or school encourage good health among members, students and/or workers?”

As the waters rise in North Carolina, neighbors arrive to help

The Synod is working hand in hand with the LCMS Southeastern District to provide relief and begin recovery.

LCMS congregations prepare response to Hurricane Florence

The LCMS Southeastern District and LCMS Disaster Response are working with congregations in the area to address both the physical and spiritual needs of those in the hurricane’s path.

Preach the Word releases new module on sacramental preaching

The sixth module of the Synod’s ongoing program for fostering excellence in preaching is taught by the Rev. Dr. David H. Petersen.

New resource aimed at witnessing to adult children who have left the church

The newest module in the Every One His Witness® (E1HW) evangelism program is about witnessing to adult children who have left the church.

Rain, rain, go away: Deluge in Wisconsin affects LCMS churches and members

More rain is predicted this week, and much of the state remains under a flood warning.

Schmidt ‘deeply honored’ to serve as new director of LCMS School Ministry

Dr. Rebecca Schmidt, former associate director of LCMS School Ministry, has accepted the call to serve as director, replacing Terry Schmidt (no relation), who retired July 2 after 15 years as director.

Data entry for 2019 Youth Gathering registration begins Sept. 5

Registration for the 2019 LCMS Youth Gathering — set for July 11–15 in Minneapolis, Minn. — opens Oct. 17, with online data entry beginning Sept. 5.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Richard T. Hinz, former Southeastern District president

A funeral service is set for Aug. 31 for former LCMS Southeastern District President Rev. Dr. Richard T. Hinz, who died Aug. 21 at his home in Fredericksburg, Va.

‘Reporter’ Supplement: The transition is real: The pastor’s journey from seminary to first call

The September 2018 “Reporter” supplement from LCMS Pastoral Education highlights the pastor’s (and his wife’s) transition from seminary to first call.

Campus Clips – August 2018

The August Campus Clips has news from Oregon, California, Nebraska, New York and Texas.

Share It! – August 2018

Answers to the question, “How does your congregation or school let your community know you exist?”

Seminaries host fall events for future students, church workers and laity

The beginning of a new academic year provides a multitude of educational and enrichment opportunities at both LCMS seminaries.

Historic ‘symbol of racial unity’ burns in Indianapolis

An Aug. 7 fire in the basement of Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, Indianapolis, caused an estimated $1 million in damage.