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Pictured March 15 after receiving a mission-grant check of $25,000 from the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) are, from left, the Rev. Bart Day, executive director of the LCMS Office of National Mission, and the Rev. Mark Kiessling, director of LCMS Youth Ministry. Presenting the grant check were LWML President Patti Ross and Shelley Moeller, the LWML’s vice-president of Gospel Outreach. The grant will be used for housing and stipends to enable young adults to serve for 10 weeks or 10 months with Youth Ministry’s Lutheran Young Adult Corps. (LCMS/Frank Kohn)

LWML president presents mission grants in St. Louis

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League’s Patti Ross presents grants of $120,000 for renovations to the Lutheran Church of Nigeria’s seminary, and $25,000 to the Lutheran Young Adult Corps.

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Jonathan Meyer, a candidate for ministry called as assistant pastor to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Edmond, Okla., attends an evening worship April 29, 2014, during "call day" at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Funds from the LCMS National Offering will be used, in part, to strengthen the formation of future pastors and theological leaders for LCMS congregations.

First National Offering allocation offers ‘tremendous impact’

The gifts totaling $411,305.69 will be used to support “ministry priorities” including national and international mission work and the Synod’s two seminaries.

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Adam and . . . Lucy?

If Christ doesn’t return before, perhaps one day science will take the myth of Lucy as mother of us all and cast it on the pile of dead fables together with the world’s standing on four pillars on the back of a giant tortoise.

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Wittenberg an ‘apt’ choice for Sixth ILC World Seminaries Conference

About 60 participants gather in the city where the Reformation started for the International Lutheran Council’s Oct. 11-13 theological-education conference.

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Let the Main Thing Be the Main Thing

Who are we? We are children of God. Why are we there? Because God called us.

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God’s Mercy in Madagascar

And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:17

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