At its Jan. 31–Feb. 1 meeting in St. Louis, the board appointed seven new missionaries and continued discussions on the status of international schools and cooperative work with partner churches, districts and mission societies.
Meeting in St. Louis, the groups addressed pertinent topics, heard reports and reviewed policies.
The LCMS Board for International Mission met May 30–31, and the LCMS Board for National Mission met June 14–15 in St. Louis.
With the unanimous concurrence of the Board for International Mission, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison has named the Rev. Daniel F. McMiller as the new executive director of the Office of International Mission.
An overview of the most recent meetings of the LCMS Council of Presidents, Board for National Mission and Board for International Mission.
Two career missionaries will be based in the Gambia and Belize, and seven “GEO” missionaries will serve for up to two years in Eurasia, Asia and Latin America.
“I give thanks to God that I’m able to be a part of it,” said new LCMS Board for International Mission member Rev. Roberto Rojas at the board’s first meeting of the new triennium.
Meeting Sept. 8-9 in St. Louis, the Synod’s Board of Directors welcomes three new members, elects its leaders, adopts six resolutions and hears reports.
Convention delegates complete elections of remaining ordained, commissioned and lay nominees to LCMS boards.
A list of the candidates nominated by congregations from their regions for the LCMS Board of Directors and the Boards for National and International Mission.
A listing of candidates for regional LCMS Board of Directors, Board for National Mission and Board for International Mission positions.
The LCMS Board for International Mission calls six rostered church workers and appoints a layperson for service in Eurasia, East Africa and Latin America.