2019 LCMS Convention

Notice shares information on 2019 LCMS convention

Included in the notice are steps and deadlines for choosing delegates, submitting overtures and nominating candidates for national offices and boards.

Lecakes re-elected president of Atlantic District

The Rev. Derek Lecakes of Bayside, N.Y., was elected to his second term as president of the LCMS Atlantic District at the district’s 60th convention, held June 8–9 in Bronxville, N.Y.

Lange re-elected president of Kansas District

The Rev. Peter K. Lange of Topeka, Kan., was elected to his second term as president of the LCMS Kansas District at the district’s 73rd convention, held June 7–9 in Topeka.

Message to the Church about demographic challenges we face

A portion of this “white paper” takes up the demographic challenge of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. I pray, that as we face challenges with the Word of God, we will continue to grow together in unity.

Lueck re-elected in North Wisconsin District

The Rev. Dwayne Lueck was elected on the first ballot to his third term as president of the North Wisconsin District at the district’s 52nd convention.

Steinbronn re-elected president of New Jersey District

The Rev. Dr. Anthony J. Steinbronn of Howell, N.J., begins his third three-year term.

LCMS Oklahoma District re-elects Henke president

The Rev. Barrie E. Henke was elected to his fourth term as district president on the first ballot.

Sailer re-elected president of LCMS South Dakota District

The Rev. Scott C. Sailer was elected to his second term as district president on the first ballot.

Minnesota North elects Fondow to sixth term

The Rev. Dr. Donald J. Fondow was re-elected president at the district’s 23rd convention, April 9–11 in Alexandria, Minn.

Wanted: Nominations for convention

The Oct. 20 deadline may seem a long way off, but the time is now to submit nominations for the 74 officer, board and commission positions to be elected at the next LCMS Convention, July 20–25, 2019, in Tampa, Fla.

Bertsch elected to first full term in North Dakota

Also elected were the Rev. Kirk Peters of Hazen, N.D., as first vice-president, and the Rev. Steve Schulz of Fargo, N.D., as second vice-president.

Nominations begin under 2016 bylaw changes

Convention delegates in 2016 adopted resolutions regarding district convention attendance and geographical region requirements for board members.