'Open Arms' conference set for April

An “Open Arms” Leadership Conference, focusing on starting congregations with childcare ministries, will be held…

Fire destroys Sycamore, Ill., church

Rev. Don Phelps wore two “helmets” at the Feb. 9 fire that destroyed the building…

Youth Gathering planners expect participants from 23 overseas church bodies

Young people and their adult leaders from 23 Missouri Synod partner churches around the world…

Youth Gathering registration continues

Registration remains open for the 2004 National LCMS Youth Gathering in Orlando, Fla., with a late-registration…

Community interest brings back 'Luther' movie

With re-issue of the movie “Luther” already booked for almost 100 locations this winter, it…

CPH offers modern translation of Johann Gerhard's prayers

Meditations on Divine Mercy, new from Concordia Publishing House, offers a contemporary translation of Lutheran…

CPH releases spring catalog

Children’s, educational and devotional items — including gift books for Easter, confirmation, Mother’s Day and…

Relocated Blind Mission office still offers resources

Even though Lutheran Blind Mission has moved into its own storefront location, about five miles…

Family network forms to link workers, provide resources

A new Lutheran Family Ministry Network (LFMN) is being formed to help family-ministry practitioners stay…

LCMS e-News adds two more newsletters

Two new publications are available via the free, Web-based LCMS e-News subscription service: “Mercy Notes,”…

Pressure Points, with Dr. Bruce Hartung

Q: We have a pretty tense and difficult situation in our congregation.  One of our…

February: Wanted, Available, Positions, Reinstatements

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

Nominations: 2004 Synod Convention

The following are nominations for synodical offices, boards and commissions identified by synodical district.  Elections…

December 2003

Praying in Jesus’ name Regarding my decision to pray in Jesus’ name at the Los…

"Letters" February 2004

Take from districts? I write in response to “Directors adopt policy in principle to set…

Lutherans can help earthquake victims in Iran

Lutherans can help the tens of thousands of injured and homeless after the massive Dec.…