New PALS resource aids transition from seminary to rural or urban ministry

Created and led by the directors of LCMS Rural & Small Town and Urban & Inner-City Mission, the course uses a combination of videos, prayers, Bible readings and study questions to guide new pastors in their transition from seminary to rural or urban ministry.

LCMS Worship: Suggestions for 2019 midweek Lenten services

LCMS Worship provides suggestions for liturgy, psalms, readings, hymns and collects to use during 2019 midweek Lenten services.

LCMS Worship: A Lenten Prayer

LCMS Worship provides “A Lenten Prayer” for congregations to use in worship services or for families to use during devotions.

International Lutheran Center in Wittenberg continues mission of sharing the Gospel

Almost four years after its dedication in 2015, the center continues to host visitors, worshipers, students and neighbors who stop by to talk, learn and reflect.

Life Together News Digest
Life Together with President Harrison – January 2019

In the January 2019 “Life Together News Digest,” LCMS President Matthew Harrison discusses how we — the Body of Christ — can walk together with vitality at the local gym, in our churches, throughout the Synod and among the people of this world.

Hymn of the Day Studies for Propers: Three-Year Lectionary – Series A

LCMS Worship provides Hymn of the Day Studies for Propers to use with Series A of the Three-Year Lectionary. “The Word in Song” studies hymns in Lutheran Service Book.

Webinars, podcasts support urban mission, church planting

The online resources from LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission and LCMS Church Planting are available at no cost.

Winter ‘Engage’: Changing lives through Christ’s mercy

The issue follows God’s people as they serve those in need in Kenyan refugee camps, immigrant communities and disaster zones.

StewardCast Newsletter
LCMS Stewardship Ministry: January 2019 ‘StewardCAST’ newsletter

The January 2019 LCMS Stewardship Ministry newsletter reminds us that stewardship is a major undertaking, and the Holy Spirit accomplishes amazing things through the Word and Sacrament administered by steward leaders in congregations.

LCMS Stewardship Ministry: Newsletter article and bulletin blurbs – February 2019

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin blurbs and newsletter articles each month to use in church publications.

January’s ‘Witness’: Magazine on a ‘Mission’

The Epiphany issue, “Light for All Nations,” examines a range of topics relating to missions and evangelism.

KFUO’s ‘Word and Work’ features seminary’s Meyer

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, President Rev. Dr. Dale A. Meyer is bringing voices from the front lines of ministry to the air waves of KFUO in a weekly program called “Word and Work: An Intersection.”

Albrecht pens history of Lutheran Television

Lutheran Television: Glory Years, by the Rev. Dr. Ardon Albrecht, chronicles the history of Lutheran Television and its flagship show, “This is the Life.”

A Pastoral Touch - Newsletter
LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry – A Pastoral Touch – December 2018 Newsletter

The LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry newsletter highlights worker wellness advocacy and resources, including the new LCMS Church Worker Wellness webpage,

LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces – First Quarter 2019 Newsletter

This issue of the “So Help Me God” newsletter from the LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces highlights the power of truth, which affects the success and failure of our duties and our work.

Reaching Rural America for Christ
LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: January 2019 Newsletter

The LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission Newsletter includes a recap of the LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission’s (RSTM) latest Rural Seminarian Immersion event.