More than 540 people attend the LCMS Lutherans in Black Ministry Family Convocation, July 12-16 in Birmingham, Ala.
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.
Registration is open for the 2017 LCMS Lutherans in Black Ministry Family Convocation, set for July 12-16 in Birmingham, Ala.
The group discusses ministry in prisons, jails and schools at its Jan. 18-20 gathering in Dallas.
The Synod’s black pastors — many of whom graduated from Concordia College, Selma, Ala. — discuss how they can help the struggling school.
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.
Sharing your faith and reaching out to others: black, white, Hispanic — everyone! — was a major focus of the LCMS Black Ministry Family Convocation.
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.
The Black Ministry Family Convocation — set for July 9-13 in Kansas City, Mo. — isn’t just for African-Americans.
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.