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.
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).
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.
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.
The Rev. Dr. Roosevelt Gray reminds delegates that “God loves you. And He cares about you.”
The LCMS is in the beginning stages of creating a church-planting initiative to help districts, circuits and congregations.
The Synod’s black pastors — many of whom graduated from Concordia College, Selma, Ala. — discuss how they can help the struggling school.