Superstorm Sandy: One Year Later

One year after Superstorm Sandy devastated parts of the country’s East Coast, this video highlights the LCMS response to the disaster.

Resources available for 2014 ‘Life Sunday’

Many of the resources to help congregations observe “Life Sunday” on Jan. 19 are free.

Rev. Ross Johnson discusses LCMS Disaster Response

Rev. Ross Johnson discusses his new role as director of LCMS Disaster Response

Great Expectations Newsletter – October 2013

In this issue from LCMS’ Office of National Mission, you are provided insight into how older people are coping with and using the latest and greatest technology these days. Some suggestions are given as to how churches can include older adults when they use technology to reach their congregation members.

Does the Reformation still matter?

The Rev. Will Weedon, LCMS director of Worship, asks several church leaders and pastors whether the Reformation still matters today.

Abiding in the Word: A Daily Lectionary from the 17th Century

Matthew Carver shares a daily lectionary from the 17th century.

Celebrating Reformation with Divine Service, Setting Five

The Rev. Will Weedon, LCMS director of Worship, offers some advice to help a congregation sing the Divine Service, Setting Five, for Reformation Day or any other Sunday.

Reaching Rural America for Christ Newsletter – October 2013

In this issue from LCMS’ Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM), you are provided insight into the purpose of RSTM and what it is charged with doing for LCMS congregations. In addition, you will read about mission perspectives for work, whether you are in a rural setting or in another country halfway across the world.

Concordia University System Chronicle – October 2013

In this issue, you will read about the merger of Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW) and Concordia University, Ann Arbor (CUAA). In addition, you will learn about the benefits Concordia students receive from participating in the Concordia International Studies Consortium (CISC) program.

StewardCAST Newsletter – October 2013

In this issue from LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry, you are provided insight what corporate stewardship is and why it is so important that we, as the Body of Christ, participate in it for the advancement of the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Photos from the Colorado flooding

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.

CPH offers free trial of online giving resource

“eGiving” offers congregation members a secure and automatic way to regularly give to their church — without using checks, cash or envelopes.

Pressure Points (October 2013)

The conversation about pastors having friends in the congregation continues.

Great Expectations Newsletter – September 2013

In this issue from LCMS’ Office of National Mission, you are provided insight into why individuals over the age of 45 and have been married for more than just a few years split. The insight provided includes how Scripture directs all married couples to uphold the bond of marriage.

The latest LMI buzz from the National LCMS Youth Gathering

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.

The Newsletter of The 72 – September 2013

In this issue from LCMS’ Witness & Outreach Ministry, you will read about the work that has been done and is currently being done through The 72 program. You are provided feedback from a few congregations who have worked with The 72 this past year. In addition, links to resources are given for those congregations interested in contacting The 72 and having its representatives work with them.