Official Notices

Nominating ballots–2004 Convention The official nominating ballots for the offices of President, First Vice President…

LCEF chief: Get behind 'one' vision

By David L. Mahsman MIAMI, Fla.— Merle Freitag, president of the Lutheran Church Extension Fund,…

Third 'Igniting' event looks at worship attendance

 By Joe Isenhower Jr. OMAHA, Neb. — There is no single formula for increasing worship  attendance in…

Black Ministry Convocation set for July in St. Louis

Registrations are now being accepted for the 2004 Black Ministry Family Convocation, July 7-11 at…

ALDE to meet Feb. 27-March 1

The founder of Habitat for Humanity International and a former Miss America who is now…

CPH releases new VBS kits

“Construction INC” (In the Name of Christ), a new vacation Bible school program for 2004,…

Fort Wayne sem sets January symposia

The registration deadline is Jan. 9 for the 2004 symposia series at Concordia Theological Seminary…

World Relief/Human Care offers resources for 2004 Life Sunday

For the first time, LCMS World Relief/Human Care Ministries is offering free online resources for…

CPH offers modern translation of Johann Gerhard's prayers

New from Concordia Publishing House is Meditations on Divine Mercy, a contemporary translation of Johann…

December Letters

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

Missions reduces 12 director posts to four

In an attempt to further streamline its administrative structure — matching staffing needs to its…

Directors adopt funding policy 'in principle'

Dec. 1, 2003 — The Synod’s Board of Directors has adopted in principle a policy…

Board declares 8 CCM opinions 'of no effect'

By David L. Mahsman The Synod’s Board of Directors has taken issue with eight opinions…