Western fire victims still `sifting ashes`

Although it’s been six months since massive wildfires burned about 750,000 acres and destroyed more…

TV special includes Paul Maier

April 5 ABC-TV special includes commentary from Paul Maier Dr. Paul L. Maier is among…

St. Louis sem receives accreditation extension

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, President John F. Johnson got word from two accrediting agencies last…

Laborers expands program to meet needs of changing congregations

By Paula Schlueter Ross In the face of fewer projects and fewer available workers, Laborers For…

''Letters'' April 2004

Let the Spirit guide delegates  Does the LCMS believe that the Lord Jesus Christ is…

LFL affirms marriage as man-woman union

Marriage is “a God-given institution between a man and a woman.” Homosexual unions “are based…

Congregations nominate for vice presidents two through five

LCMS Secretary Raymond Hartwig March 26 announced the names of the 20 ordained ministers who…

Arizona congregation sponsors `Igniting` event

By Joe Isenhower Jr. Trinity Lutheran Church, Litchfield Park, Ariz., is thought to be the…

Items wanted, available

Note:  Reporter cannot accept notices about items offered for sale or that people wish to…

World`s Lutherans number nearly 66 million

Membership among Lutheran churches in the last two years increased by 570,000, bringing the number…

Calls for Nominations

Chief Administrative OfficerLCMS Board of Directors The LCMS Board of Directors (BOD) seeks nominations of candidates…

Thrivent gives $165,000 to train future school administrators

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has awarded a $165,000 grant to develop a training program for…

Requests for Reinstatement

 RUSSELL L. HORN, Bremerton, Wash., and DOUGLAS R. WILLIAMS, Santa Rosa, Calif., have applied for…

Anonymous donor gives Ann Arbor $1 million gift

Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Mich., has received a $1 million anonymous grant to be used…

Mission society opens Baltimore `guest house`

Families from out of town who need a place to stay in Baltimore while a…

World Mission cancels New Directions conference

LCMS World Mission, which has sponsored its “New Directions” mission conference annually for more than…