Jesus Is Lord Mission crosses $3 million in giving to international mission

The milestone was reached with JILM’s recent gift of $40,000 for LCMS mission and ministry work in Sri Lanka, Russia and Romania.

Obituary: Rev. Dr. Walter L. Rosin, former secretary of the LCMS

Rosin died on Jan. 24 in Shawano, Wis.

From the mission field – Updates on COVID-19

OIM executive director encourages missionaries; LCMS funds grants for coronavirus awareness.

LCMS colleges and seminaries serve students and communities during pandemic

During the COVID-19 shutdown, the Synod’s institutions of higher learning are looking for ways to help while following government-imposed safety mandates.

CPH offers free resources amid COVID-19 shutdown

Resources are available for congregations, families and individuals.

From the mission field – Free, online catechisms

Ceylon Evangelical Lutheran Publishing House has announced the release of downloadable, online versions of Luther’s Small Catechism in multiple languages.

Campus clips – CUS schools expand programs, services

Updates from LCMS colleges and universities.

Spring ‘Lutherans Engage the World’ shows Christ’s love for the hurting

Included in the issue are stories about what it looks like, as Christ’s followers, to make disciples for life.

April ‘Witness’ defends biblical teaching about Jesus’ resurrection

The issue also shares tips for talking to friends and family about the resurrection, examines what 1 Corinthians 15 says about the resurrection, and extols hymns that celebrate the resurrection.

Synod chaplain issues Scripture-memory challenge

New memory verses will be posted weekly and shared on LCMS social media.

Concordia Lutheran Ministries adjusts care for seniors and staff during pandemic

The senior care provider is taking extra steps to ensure residents’ safety and keep them connected to the community.

Coronavirus stimulus includes ‘Paycheck Protection Program’ to assist small businesses, including religious nonprofits

On April 2, the U.S. Small Business Administration confirmed that tax-exempt nonprofits such as churches are eligible to apply.

Lutheran Church Extension Fund partners with Synod to assist church workers during pandemic

As part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the LCMS will use Soldiers of the Cross as one means to continue to assist LCMS church workers and their families. 

St. Louis-area Lutherans ‘March on the Arch’

The event, organized by the Coalition for Life–St. Louis, saw its largest turnout ever in 2020.

Obituaries
Obituary: Rev. Dr. Herbert C. Mueller Jr., former LCMS first vice-president

The Rev. Dr. Herbert C. Mueller Jr. died March 21.

‘We tremble not, we fear no ill’: As COVID-19 spreads, the Word of God remains

To abide by social distancing guidelines, many LCMS churches are offering online-only services.