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Obituary: Rev. Dr. Karl Barth, president emeritus of both Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and the South Wisconsin District

A funeral service will take place Friday, Feb. 21, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Wauwatosa, Wis.

Thomas appointed fifth president of Concordia, Irvine

Dr. Michael A. Thomas began serving as president of Concordia University, Irvine, Calif., on Jan. 1.

KFUO’s ‘Lutheran Ladies’ Lounge’ podcast a ‘much-needed’ space for Lutheran women

While intended for Lutheran women, the program’s wide range of topics, charming banter and “come one, come all” spirit will appeal to anyone looking for a lighthearted, fun take on Lutheranism.

LCMS members march for life with ‘a message of forgiveness for all’

The 47th National March for Life was on Jan. 24 in Washington, D.C.

LCMS Black Ministry: Building the kingdom

The LCMS Black Ministry Winter ‘Timeline’ newsletter shares stories of how the church is sharing the Gospel of salvation with all people.

Campus clips – Mural with a mission

News from LCMS colleges, universities and seminaries.

‘Making Disciples for Life’ Initial Gathering an opportunity to listen, learn, share

The Initial Gathering — the first of many such gatherings to come in other parts of the country — was held Jan. 9–11 at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis

Listen to LCMS schools sing for chapel during National Lutheran Schools Week

Each day during the week of Jan. 27-31, chapel at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis will feature guest choirs from LCMS schools. The services are broadcast live on KFUO.

McDaniels, Wurster honored with Christus in Mundo award

The award recognizes those who have made “significant, sustained contributions” to Specialized Pastoral Ministry.

BOD meeting in Houston includes joint session with COP

Among other business, the Board heard a report from the Synod president, elected a new BOD member, and thanked retiring CFO Jerry Wulf for his service.

Faith in the public square: LCMS youth starts pro-life group at her public high school

Anna Young, an LCMS pastor’s daughter, recently started a Students for Life of America group at her public high school in Nashville, Tenn. It is the first such group in the county.

Registration open for 2020 Servant Events

Nearly 70 Servant Events will be hosted by various LCMS congregations, camps and service organizations from May through August.

LCEF looks to ‘Ignite Creativity’ in church and life

During the 2019 Lutheran Church Extension Fund Leadership Conference, speakers from a wide range of disciplines shared ideas for sparking creativity and innovation within the church, in work and in life.

Campus clips – Faculty honors, new programs

News from LCMS colleges and universities.

Bethesda job coaches offer employment advocacy, support

By working with people with disabilities alongside their families, communities and employers, Bethesda aims to raise the percentage of individuals with disabilities in the workforce and make the case to employers for accommodating and hiring employees with disabilities.

CPH releases two-volume companion to LSB

The volumes contain stories, theological commentary and historical background for all of the hymns in ‘Lutheran Service Book.’