Black Ministry Family Convocation

Black Ministry convocation brings people together in worship, learning, fellowship

More than 540 people attend the LCMS Lutherans in Black Ministry Family Convocation, July 12-16 in Birmingham, Ala.

2017 LCMS Lutherans in Black Ministry Family Convocation

The 140th anniversary of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Black Ministry will be celebrated during a convocation July 12-16, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala.

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.

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.

Supporting Selma college is top concern for Black Caucus

The Synod’s black pastors — many of whom graduated from Concordia College, Selma, Ala. — discuss how they can help the struggling school.

Interview on the set of “The First Rosa”

During filming of “The First Rosa” documentary in Selma, Ala., the week of Sept. 22, 2014, the Rev. Jon Vieker, senior assistant to The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod president, interviews two of the actors playing Rosa J. Young at different stages of her life, Jordan Donegan and Jasmine Gatewood.

Lutherans ‘encouraged, equipped, empowered’ at Black Ministry Convocation

Sharing your faith and reaching out to others: black, white, Hispanic — everyone! — was a major focus of the LCMS Black Ministry Family Convocation.

Fall filming planned for Rosa Young movie

Filming for “The First Rosa: Teacher, Confessor, Church Planter” — a documentary about the life of African-American educator Dr. Rosa Young — is planned for Sept. 22-26 in Alabama.

Black convocation to offer ministry helps for all

The Black Ministry Family Convocation — set for July 9-13 in Kansas City, Mo. — isn’t just for African-Americans.

Black Clergy Caucus sets goals, elects officers

One goal is to be more intentional about reaching out to African immigrants. The group also elected a new president: the Rev. Byron R. Williams Sr. of Dallas.

Black Ministry Convo set for July in Kansas City

Lutherans interested and involved in black ministry are invited to attend the Black Ministry Family Convocation, July 9-13 in Kansas City, Mo.