Board for National Mission

National mission board issues second call, finalizes policy manual

At its Feb. 2 meeting, the Board for National Mission examines its role as a policy-making board in light of ministry reports.

BNM extends its first call to Sutterer

Such calls to specialized pastoral ministers are possible with adoption of Resolution 2-15B by delegates to the 2013 Synod convention.

BNM welcomes new members as its work continues

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.

Board OKs ‘balanced’ $75.5 million Synod budget

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.

National board takes up concern for recruitment

The LCMS Board for National Mission also continues work on policy and approves a process to call rostered workers into specialized pastoral ministries.

National, international mission boards examine missiology

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.

National Mission board clarifies purpose, OKs SPM call process

At the most recent meeting, board members also tweak policies, elect officers and hear staff reports.

Four new staff installed in new LCMS positions

Four new Synod staff members are installed June 10 — The Rev. Steven D. Schave and Deaconesses Eleanor I. Corrow, Kimberly Schave and Sandra J. Bowers.