New housing corporation seeks to help inner-city congregations receive grants

By Kim Krull and Joe Isenhower Jr. A new LCMS National Housing Support Corporation is…

Congregation will miss Simon, pastor says

By Paula Schlueter Ross Former U.S. Sen. Paul Simon will be sorely missed by fellow…

12 'themes' to direct education of pastors

By Joe Isenhower Jr.  Twelve “themes” that grew out of suggestions from seminary faculties, board…

CTCR acts on civic-events guidelines

The Synod’s Commission on Theology and Church Relations (CTCR) has forwarded to the Council of…

Board of Directors begins new Q&A feature to 'clear up confusion' over recent actions

The Synod’s Board of Directors has introduced a new question-and-answer feature to its Web site…

Study looks into worker debt

The nation’s three largest Lutheran church bodies are conducting a study to determine the extent…

Schwan outreach-grants program ends

Although 2003 was the last year for awarding congregational-outreach grants from the Marvin M. Schwan…

Deadline nears for grants

Feb. 15 is the deadline for congregations to apply for competitive grants to help them…

LCMS Releases New Web Site Design

The new site, launched Dec. 18, consolidates more than 20 individual departmental web sites, including…

Mission focus in January reflects Ablaze! theme

A number of resources – most of them free — are available to help congregations…

LWF, ILC reps agree to continue to meet, talk

Representatives of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the International Lutheran Council (ILC) have agreed…

LCMS, ELCA meet for doctrinal talks

Representatives of the Missouri Synod and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) met Nov.…

Administration officials to speak at deaconess event

Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, will inaugurate its new graduate-level deaconess program Jan. 19 with…

Registration remains open for National Youth Gathering

Registration remains open for the 2004 National LCMS Youth Gathering, July 24-28 in Orlando, Fla. Gretchen…

Requests for Reinstatement

JOHN H. HOYER, Cleveland, Ohio, has applied for reinstatement to the Minister of Religion -Ordained…

Calls for Nominations

The Board for Mission Services (BFMS) is seeking nominations for director for ministry to the…