Photo essay: Sent to Serve—National Lutheran Schools Week 2021

Photo essay: Sent to Serve—National Lutheran Schools Week 2021. An oft-repeated theme of 2020 was “together apart”: finding strength in shared experience even while being physically distant.

Life Together News Digest
Life Together News Digest – February 2021

November edition features information on 2021 life marches, closed Communion, worship resources for Advent/Christmas, and other resources.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘One Nation Under God’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. B. Keith Haney presented a free webinar on “One Nation Under God.”

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘A Place Not Forgotten’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. John Schmidtke presented a free webinar on “A Place Not Forgotten.” Ministry in the urban context is challenging as ministries deal with poverty, crime, lack of opportunity and a host of social issues.

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Life Together with President Harrison – January 2021

In this month’s Life Together Digest, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, discusses the vocation of Christians to pray during these times of turmoil — economic, racial, medical and political.

Photo essay: A photographer’s look back at 2020

LCMS Managing Photojournalist Erik M. Lunsford shares some of 2020’s definitive moments.

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Life Together with President Harrison – December 2020

In this month’s Life Together Digest, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, proclaims the Good Christmas News of Christ’s coming in the manger, on the cross, in His Word and Sacraments, and on the Last Day.

Photo essay: Campus ministry: Gospel light in a dark world

The Rev. Michael Schuermann, pastor of University Lutheran, is at work amid ever-changing circumstances on this campus, serving students, faculty, staff and members of the community with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Photo essay: Hurricane Sally: A sprint becomes a marathon

The initial assessment of Hurricane Sally’s damage revealed that 19 congregations in Alabama and Florida were affected. The storm impacted the entire community, including schools, the district camp and members’ homes.

Life Together News Digest – November 2020

November edition features information on 2021 life marches, closed Communion, worship resources for Advent/Christmas, and other resources.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Developing Enterprise for Mercy’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, the Rev. Martin Schultheis presented a free webinar on “Developing Enterprise for Mercy.” Resources and opportunity often seem to be lacking in the urban communities in need of enterprise.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Ministry in the Coronavirus Epicenter — Update’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, the Rev. Dien Ashley Taylor presents a free webinar on “Ministry in the Coronavirus Epicenter — Update.”

Photo essay: Responding to Hurricane Laura in Louisiana

St. John Lutheran Church in Lake Charles sustained significant damage, including to its sanctuary, which had two opposing walls completely blown out, destroying the stained glass and ruining most of the building’s contents.

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Life Together with President Harrison – October 2020

In this month’s Life Together Digest, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, reflects on the Reformation and discusses the certainty found in Christ and His forgiveness.

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Life Together with President Harrison – September 2020

Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, encourages the Synod’s teachers and asks the church to pray for them, care for them and continue to support Lutheran education.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Reaching Immigrants with the Good News’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Christian Friends of New Americans’ Rev. Dr. Allan Buckman and Rev. Dr. Stanish Stanley present a free webinar on “Reaching Immigrants with the Good News.”