The accreditation process requires lengthy evaluation and self-study.
The visits offer a look at seminary life in St. Louis and Fort Wayne, Ind.
It is important to make sure we help, not hinder, the relief effort.
Disaster-response planning continues among LCMS Disaster Response, LCMS Texas District responders and partner organizations as Hurricane Harvey relief operations switch gears toward long-term recovery.
Amid loss and devastation, the people of Texas serve each other as LCMS congregations like Trinity Klein lead the way.
Concordia Publishing House’s annual “Operation F.U.N.” also provides school supplies, books and a picnic lunch.
Lutheran Church Extension Fund is providing $350,000, and Thrivent Financial will match donations up to a total of $3 million.
Residents in hard-hit areas need basic supplies like food and water and help with cleanup, “but most of all, they need to hear that God is with them.”
Members of Memorial Lutheran Church go door to door, reaching out “to help anyone who has needs.”
Their goal is to share the Gospel while helping in whatever way possible.
Lutheran congregations in the St. Louis area now have the opportunity to double their donations for Hurricane Harvey relief, thanks to a matching fund from the Foundation.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is working alongside the Texas District to provide physical and spiritual care and comfort to all victims.
“The Great American Eclipse and Our Creaturely Sense of Wonder” was written by Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, professor Rev. Dr. Charles P. Arand.
In both Chicago and Washington, D.C., green hats provided warmth and witness to the world that the LCMS sees with eyes of life.
Nine photos taken during 2016 illustrate how God has been at work worldwide through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.