Surviving Loss

This presentation will address loss from a broader perspective — not just loss from death. The parish nurse will benefit from this discussion about losses due to changing health, lost work, loss of material possessions and all losses that are common to human existence.

Life Together News Digest
Life Together with President Harrison – June 2016

President Harrison shares some thoughts on the recently completed LCMS presidential election and what the LCMS will be focusing on the next few years.

Theology of the Cross vs. Theology of Glory with Implications for Parish Nurses

The Rev. Dr. Leopoldo A. Sánchez’s presentation will help the parish nurse recognize the difference between the Theology of the Cross and the Theology of Glory and respond appropriately to persons who explain their condition with an inappropriate understanding of one, or both, of these theologies.

Life Together News Digest
Life Together with President Harrison – May 2016

Are we seeing a religious litmus test for serving in public office? Recent events may suggest we are. Also, in this edition of Life Together, see how the LCMS is sending missionaries into challenging settings in the United States, including Ferguson, Mo., and hear what one man considers to be the best job in the world. All this and more in this month’s Life Together Digest with President Harrison.

New video explains Licensed Lay Deacon Recommendations

The 15-minute video features task force Chairman Rev. Larry Vogel, representatives of the LCMS Mid-South District and Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison.

Life Together News Digest
Life Together with President Harrison – April 2016

President Harrison discusses religious freedom, neighborhood outreach, gay marriage and abortion in this month’s video. We will speak the truth and we will do it in love and President Harrison has encouraging words for the church in a time when we have many questions about our future.

Addressing Mental Illness in the Church

Pat Doyle offers insightful and practical information to churches, law enforcement and other community-based groups that wish to provide a caring, healthful and helpful approach to persons with mental illness.

Life Together News Digest
Life Together with President Harrison – March 2016

Christ came to seek and to save the lost, which is our mission as the church. As we move towards Easter, we remember that Death has already been deprived of his power. The hard part is over, the resurrection is near and it is as if we have only a little toe in the grave! God grant you a blessed Easter in the name of Christ.

Law and Gospel with Implications for Parish Nursing

This video presentation will help the parish nurse recognize the difference between Law and Gospel and apply them correctly in interactions with individuals and groups.

Life Together News Digest
Life Together with President Harrison – February 2016

Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod President Matthew C. Harrison announces the February edition of Life Together — the Synod’s monthly digital news digest.

Life Together News Digest
Life Together with President Harrison – January 2016

Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod President Matthew C. Harrison announces the January edition of Life Together — the Synod’s monthly digital news digest. Pastor Harrison shares highlights from the LCMS to aid the whole church as we live and work together to proclaim the Gospel and bear Christ’s mercy to one another in our congregations, communities and the world.

Life Together News Digest
Life Together with President Harrison – December 2015

Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod President Matthew C. Harrison introduces Life Together — a monthly digital news digest. Pastor Harrison shares highlights from the LCMS to aid the whole church as we live and work together to proclaim the Gospel and bear Christ’s mercy to one another in our congregations, communities and the world.

Urban & Inner-City Mission Conference
UICM resources chronicle triumphs and tragedy of inner-city mission

Resources made available during the LCMS Urban & Inner City Mission (UICM) conference, Oct. 12-14 at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Ind., are now available online.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission documentary: ‘We Believe in the Resurrection’

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Urban and Inner-City Mission presents a documentary that recounts the nearly five-year journey of a church and its community rebounding amid inner-city strife and socio-economic challenges.

LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry — Educational Event Video Presentations

Watch presentations from the 2015 SPM events, LCMS Emergency Services Chaplaincy (ESC) Conference and LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry in the Realm of the Left Hand.

LCMS disaster assessment begins

The massive amount of rain has burst dams and blocked roads. Pastors Denninger and Meyer discuss the differences between this disaster and Hurricane Hugo as they determine how to best serve the needs of the community and help with recovery.