Black Ministry

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

TimeLine Newsletter – Third Quarter 2016

The third quarter 2016 edition of Black Ministry’s TimeLine newsletter includes individuals’ stories that exemplify Jesus at the center of their lives and how God is glorified as a result.

Gray reminds delegates to ‘repent and confess our need for the Christ’

The Rev. Dr. Roosevelt Gray reminds delegates that “God loves you. And He cares about you.”

US church planting: A new initiative for the LCMS

The LCMS is in the beginning stages of creating a church-planting initiative to help districts, circuits and congregations.

TimeLine Newsletter – Second Quarter 2016

The second quarter 2016 edition of Black Ministry’s TimeLine newsletter highlights opportunities for congregations and individuals to share Christ with our neighbors.

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.

TimeLine Newsletter – First Quarter 2016

The first quarter 2016 edition of Black Ministry’s TimeLine newsletter celebrates and reflects on 100-plus years of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod sharing the Gospel in Alabama.

4 leadership lessons from Rosa Young on leaving a lasting impact

Before Rosa Parks, there was Rosa Young. 4 leadership lessons from Rosa Young on leaving a lasting impact

Longtime LWML, black-ministry leader Dr. Iri Skinner dies

A funeral service for Skinner, 93, is planned for Jan. 30 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Selma, Ala.

‘The First Rosa’ film set for DVD release

LCMS congregations will soon receive their free mailed DVD copy of “The First Rosa,” along with online access to resources related to the film.