Photo gallery: 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.

Life Together News Digest
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.

Life Together News Digest
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.”

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Religious Freedom in Our PC Culture’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. Dr. Greg Seltz presents on “Religious Freedom in Our PC Culture.”

Bible study series for COVID-19

New Bible studies address the hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic, reminding the church of God’s Word and promises for difficult times.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Ministry with People With Disabilities’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Deaconess Kimberly Trombley of Bethesda Ministries presents a free webinar titled “Ministry with People With Disabilities.”

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Domestic Violence and Its Impact on Ministry’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Deaconess Dr. Kim Schave presents a free webinar titled “Domestic Violence and Its Impact on Ministry.”

Encouragement and resources for reopening churches

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison encourages and suggests resources for congregations as they begin or plan for resuming in-person worship.

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

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, the Rev. Dr. E. Johnson Rethinasamy presents a free webinar titled “Ministry in the Epicenter of the Coronavirus Pandemic.”

President Harrison encourages support for church workers

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison encourages congregational members to support and thank their church workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Easter video devotion
Video: An Easter devotion with President Harrison

In uncertain times, we have certain promises through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.