Black Ministry


LCMS Black Ministry looks to expand education, outreach nationwide

Its goal is to have at least five Rosa J. Young Academies established by 2027. The college preparatory schools are intended to honor and continue the legacy of missionary educator Dr. Rosa J. Young (pictured).

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TimeLine Newsletter – First Quarter 2017

The TimeLine newsletter shares details about the LCMS Black Ministry Family Convocation, which is scheduled for July 12-16, 2017, at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, Birmingham, Ala.

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Black convocation to offer ‘inspiring, helpful’ sessions

Registration is open for the 2017 LCMS Lutherans in Black Ministry Family Convocation, set for July 12-16 in Birmingham, Ala.

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The Rev. Dwight Dickinson Sr., left, pastor of Great Commission Lutheran Church in St. Louis, talks with the Rev. Dr. Yohannes Mengsteab, mission and ministry facilitator Area B for the LCMS Texas District, during the recent Black Clergy Caucus. (LCMS /Megan K. Mertz)

Black Clergy Caucus shares resources for ‘more vibrant’ ministry

The group discusses ministry in prisons, jails and schools at its Jan. 18-20 gathering in Dallas.

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TimeLine Newsletter – Fourth Quarter 2016

The fourth quarter 2016 edition of Black Ministry’s TimeLine newsletter highlights how the Gospel is shared around the world from generation to generation.

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The Rev. Steve Schave (left), director of LCMS Church Planting and Urban & Inner-City Mission for the Synod, and the Rev. Micah Glenn visit last spring in Ferguson, Mo. Glenn has sinse been ordained and installed to serve as a new LCMS national missionary in Ferguson. At its Sept. 8-9 meeting, the Synod’s Board for National Minission heard reports of all 18 ministries in the Office of National Mission, including the one that Schave leads. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

Gospel’s centrality key to BNM’s work in new triennium

Meeting in St. Louis Sept. 8-9, the Synod’s Board for National Mission hears reports on all 18 ministries of the LCMS Office of National Mission.

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