In the wake of September’s torrential rains that caused flooding across the state of Colorado, national LCMS Disaster Response and LCMS Rocky Mountain District leaders met with area pastors whose communities were affected to determine immediate relief needs and long term recovery efforts.
“eGiving” offers congregation members a secure and automatic way to regularly give to their church — without using checks, cash or envelopes.
The conversation about pastors having friends in the congregation continues.
In the September issue of the LMI Update, LMI manager Dionne Lovstad-Jones hits the highlights of LMI activities at the National LCMS Youth Gathering held in June in San Antonio.
Wheat Ridge Ministries in Itasca, Ill., has made changes to two grant programs that will enable grant applications to be submitted — and funded — more often.
LCMS Snapshots – Witness, Mercy, Life Together – The Moment: World Lutheranism. Feature photos from the Lutherans Engage the World Magazine. July-August 2013
Four interviews with the Rev. William Weedon, director of Worship and International Center chaplain, on “The Liturgy of Holy Baptism” as well as eight interviews on “The Daily Prayer Offices.” These two series delve deeply into the history, practice and theology of the Church’s liturgies of Baptism and Prayer.
Baptized for This Moment … of Stewardship
Rev. Glenn Merritt, director, LCMS Disaster Response discusses the role the LCMS takes in working with local districts and congregations during times of disaster.
Features include ways to locate LCMS congregations, connect via social-media outlets, stay current through Synod news sources and access streaming radio from KFUO and CLASSIC99.
Is at least one close friendship in the congregation “critical” for pastors? The Rev. Dr. Bruce Hartung shares responses to that question.
Pastor Matthew Canion of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Waco, Texas is requesting volunteers for restoration projects in West, Texas, following the devastating fertilizer plant explosion in April.
The website of the Synod’s National Housing Support Corporation is a good place to start if your congregation, district or other group is interested in learning about neighborhood revitalization.