Generous gifts from people across the Synod allowed LCMS Disaster Response to assist congregations, districts and volunteer organizers in delivering Christ’s mercy to those most impacted by severe flooding in Baton Rouge in August 2016.
Webinar provides information regarding the impact of new overtime regulations on districts, congregations, schools and other religious organizations.
Louisiana floods and California’s wildfires put Synod congregations, districts and LCMS Disaster Response to the test. See victims, volunteers and responders discuss the latest recovery efforts.
The unity on issues such as preaching, communion, marriage and abortion that was shown at our National Convention was truly encouraging. Legal challenges may face our churches and we’re providing resources to help. But today we encourage you to grab hold of the Scriptures in these wild times. It’s time to “get at it! Let’s make sure the we, the original Protestants, know our Scriptures.”
LCMS Disaster Response is working with district and local congregations in Louisiana and California to provide grants, aid and spiritual care to disaster victims and responders. You can help. Pray. Give. Volunteer.
Heritage Foundation senior research fellow Dr. Ryan Anderson speaks to LCMS convention delegates about the Supreme Court’s 2015 redefinition of marriage and its implications for Americans and the church.
Would you like to learn how to invite, welcome and receive people to your church? The Connect to Disciple workshop, the first module in the re:Vitality program, is designed to help your congregation develop effective outreach.
This presentation will explore how guilt and forgiveness affect a person’s health. The parish nurse will better understand how to encourage individuals to forgive others and to appreciate the forgiveness they have received. Both forgiving and being forgiven have a positive influence on health and wellness.
LCMS chaplains serve our Lord, His church and our nation with courage and integrity, as they provide pastoral care and support to those who defend our nation. Through efforts like Operation Barnabas, the Ministry to the Armed Forces provides training and guidance to local congregations to care for and to support to our military members, their families and veterans in our local communities.
From Mercy Medical Teams providing essential medical care around the globe to serving people in urban and rural settings to comforting victims of disasters here at home, mercy is at the heart of everything we do.
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison introduces the Synod’s Preach the Word (PTW) project. As part of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, PTW offers pastors a way to honor the Reformation by honing their vocations of proclaiming the Gospel.
As the number of career missionaries has nearly doubled since 2013, leaders of the Office of International Mission discuss the Synod’s coordinated approach to bringing the Gospel to the ends of the earth, caring for missionaries and what our international partners require most.
Leaders of the Synod’s Office of National Mission and district presidents discuss domestic mission efforts like Mission Field: USA and Re: Vitality – ongoing efforts to bring the Gospel to urban, rural and multiethnic communities while also revitalizing struggling congregations.
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.
President Harrison shares some thoughts on the recently completed LCMS presidential election and what the LCMS will be focusing on the next few years.
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.