Convention delegates opted to increase the slate of candidates for presidential elections from three to five and adjust bylaws to provide for a timely election process.
The boards of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and of the Concordia universities and colleges were filled by elections on July 24.
Delegates elect members to national mission, international mission and other Synod boards at the 2019 Synod convention in Tampa, Fla.
Sias was re-elected as secretary of the Synod, and four members were elected to the LCMS Board of Directors.
The LCMS first vice-president and five regional vice-presidents were elected July 21 during the 2019 Synod convention.
The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison is the president-elect of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod for a fourth term of office, 2019–2022, after receiving a majority of votes cast in the June 22–25 election. Harrison has served as LCMS president since 2010.