Among the gift recipients are five congregations, four districts, one school and the LCMS Office of National Mission.
A variety of giving options are available.
The changes were mandated by Resolution 12–14, adopted by the 2016 LCMS convention and endorsed in May by the Synod’s Board of Directors.
Both the National and International Mission boards met in St. Louis in October.
Author Rev. William Weedon is LCMS director of worship and International Center chaplain.
The conference was held Nov. 9–11 in Kansas City, Mo.
The preaching workshops will focus on helping pastors plan and prepare for Lent.
The magazine is published in 20 languages through the Concordia Mission Society and read in over 100 countries.
The guide is the third joint effort of the three church bodies.
Air Force Chaplain (Lt. Col.) James Buckman of Lake Forest, Ill., receives the Bronze St. Martin of Tours Medal.
A funeral service is planned for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Peace Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam, Wis.
The event for educators is set for March 11–13 in Orlando.
The drop represents less than 1 percent since fall 2016 and doesn’t worry Concordia University System leaders.
Rev. John Suguitan and Deaconess Kelly Jacobs serve the physical and spiritual needs of the homeless in Cincinnati.
But only about 70 percent of the Synod’s 6,100 congregations reported.
The council also discussed plans to study church-worker health and well-being.