At the Sept. 9-10 meeting in the St. Louis, the LCMS Board for National Mission continues its policy work, hears from numerous speakers and takes several actions.
Such policies from the Board for National Mission will guide the Synod in developing and providing resources for districts and their congregations.
At its Feb. 2 meeting, the Board for National Mission examines its role as a policy-making board in light of ministry reports.
Such calls to specialized pastoral ministers are possible with adoption of Resolution 2-15B by delegates to the 2013 Synod convention.
At its May 30-31 meeting, the Synod’s Board for National Mission continues work on refining policies and on a theological statement for mission.
During its May 16-17 meeting in St. Louis, the LCMS Board of Directors also sets Milwaukee as the site for the 2016 Synod convention.
The LCMS Board for National Mission also continues work on policy and approves a process to call rostered workers into specialized pastoral ministries.
The Synod’s two mission boards review a draft of “A Theological Statement for Mission in the 21st Century,” a document mandated by the 2013 Synod convention.
At the most recent meeting, board members also tweak policies, elect officers and hear staff reports.