The new missionaries were sent during a service at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis on Aug. 7.
More than 1,200 congregations responded to the survey, which was sent to every congregation with a valid email address — 4,787 in total — in June.
Rivett died on July 8 in Marion, Ill.
On Monday, Aug. 10, the storm tore through the Midwest, taking down trees and power lines, leveling corn crops, and cutting the area off from power and phone signals.
The refreshed LW site is more user-friendly and accessible.
The issue studies the intersection of faith and politics.
The Rev. Dr. Ray Halm, who served as president of Concordia University, Irvine, Calif., from 1980 to 1998, died Aug. 4.
The next LCMS Youth Gathering is set for July 9–13, 2022, in Houston.
The Synod’s colleges, universities and seminaries are preparing to return to class this fall under guidelines necessitated by COVID-19.
The rulings concern issues of life, sexuality and education.
Kuchta died July 14 in Elm Grove, Wis., at the age of 78.
The International Lutheran Council is a global association of confessional Lutheran church bodies, including the LCMS.
Manor’s installation was delayed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Due to the events surrounding COVID-19, some LCMS missionaries have returned to the states at this time, but the vast majority remain in the field.
Read updates about how LCMS missionaries, military chaplains, pastors and congregations are navigating quarantines and lockdowns.
The LCMS Boards for International and National Mission held online meetings on May 29 and June 5, respectively.