Black Ministry

Hurricane Sally brings further destruction to southern LCMS districts

Just weeks after Hurricane Laura hit the coast of Louisiana, Category 2 Hurricane Sally made landfall in Alabama, damaging LCMS churches and members’ homes.

LCMS Black Ministry – ‘TimeLine’ Newsletter – Summer 2020

The LCMS Black Ministry newsletter highlights how pastors and church workers are finding creative ways to share God’s Word with their congregations and communities.

Racism and the church: A time to listen

Hear from voices across the LCMS about the killing of George Floyd.

LCMS Black Ministry: Building the kingdom

The LCMS Black Ministry Winter ‘Timeline’ newsletter shares stories of how the church is sharing the Gospel of salvation with all people.

LCMS Black Ministry – ‘TimeLine’ Newsletter – Winter 2020

Read about ways the Gospel has been shared through St. Paul Christian Academy in Dallas, a tutoring program in Indianapolis and St. Philip Lutheran Church in Chicago.

Black Ministry ‘Think Tank’ meets in Memphis

The grassroots group spent two days brainstorming ideas for LCMS Black Ministry.

‘I am not ashamed of this Gospel’: LCMS Black Ministry Director Gray leads convocation at CTSFW

Gray, a graduate of CTSFW, spoke about the pastoral ministry and the history of LCMS Black Ministry.

LCMS Black Ministry – ‘TimeLine’ Newsletter – Spring 2019

The power of the Gospel has greatly impacted the lives of African-American Lutherans.

Paula Schlueter Ross retires after nearly 35 years at ‘Reporter’

As a writer and editor for LCMS Communications, Ross filed thousands of articles, earning 17 national writing awards from the Associated Church Press, including seven first-place “Awards of Excellence.”

Rural & Small Town Mission conference a ‘joy’ for attendees

The conference brought in over 170 attendees from 22 states and Canada, including pastors, lay leaders, and district and Synod workers.

LCMS Black Ministry – ‘TimeLine’ Newsletter – Fall 2018

Thanks be to God for the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) — a wonderful partner in mission work with The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS).

Historic ‘symbol of racial unity’ burns in Indianapolis

An Aug. 7 fire in the basement of Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church, Indianapolis, caused an estimated $1 million in damage.

LCMS Black Ministry – ‘TimeLine’ Newsletter – Summer 2018

The LCMS Black Ministry summer 2018 newsletter features stories of individuals (and their congregations) that illustrate the power of faith when sharing the Gospel in this difficult world.

Nevertheless: The Legacy of Rosa Young at Concordia College, Alabama

Celebrate all that God has done through Concordia College Alabama, Selma, Ala. Praise Him for His grace and trust in Him for the future. Sadly, Concordia is closed. Nevertheless, we pray that God continues the work begun through the faculty, staff and students over the years.

LCMS Black Ministry – Spring 2018 TimeLine Newsletter

Great joy exists when God’s children gather at the foot of the holy cross in unity and thanksgiving, giving praise to God for life-giving salvation through Jesus Christ.

The History of LCMS Mercy Work with African Americans

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod has an enduring legacy of using mercy work as a means by which to share the Gospel. This is true for the Synod’s work with and among African Americans as well.