Campus Ministry

LCMS college students tackle ‘TABOO’ topics

With some 475 participants, the Jan. 5-7 LCMS campus-ministry conference addresses topics the culture may not want the Church discussing.

‘TABOO:’ God’s gift of family

Bethany Woelmer, a participant in the Jan. 5-7 LCMS campus-ministry conference in St. Louis, offers her observations on the event.

U.S. 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.

Campus ministry reaches out after Florida State shooting

Maintaining a Christian presence on college campuses is important, but perhaps never more so than in the face of a tragedy.

Commentary: A Christian should lead Christians

New anti-discrimination rules for campus groups mean it can no longer be required that the president of the Christian student fellowship be Christian.

Concordia University System Chronicle – November 2014

The total fall 2014 enrollment headcount for the Concordia University System (CUS) colleges and universities is 36,250. That is an increase of 2,851 undergraduate and graduate students.

Registration deadline extended for campus-ministry conference

The registration deadline is now Nov. 17 for the Jan. 5-7 conference in St. Louis that is geared toward college students, but open to anyone interested in campus ministry in the Synod.

Photo gallery: Inauguration of Rev. Dr. Daniel Lee Gard at Concordia University-Chicago

See photographs from the inauguration convocation for the Rev. Dr. Daniel Lee Gard, president of Concordia University Chicago, on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in River Forest, Ill. Photographs by Erik M. Lunsford, staff photojournalist in LCMS Communications.

Registration opens for campus-ministry conference

The “TABOO” conference is geared toward college students, but is open to anyone interested in campus ministry in the Synod.

Guiding Future Leaders of the Church and World

The Synod’s campus ministries reach young people during a crucial time in their lives, helping them to keep the faith and develop into servant leaders for the Church and the world.

Dates announced for campus conference, Synod convention

The 2015 campus-ministry (LCMS U) conference is set for Jan. 5-7 in St. Louis and the 2016 LCMS convention is July 9-14 in Milwaukee.

Five installed to LCMS staff positions

They are the Rev. Marcus Zill, the Rev. Mark Wood, Matthew Bergholt, Deaconess Mireya Johnson and Ross Stroh.

The 2018 Mindset list . . . Impacting the class of 2018

See what trends made the Beloit College Mindset List for college freshmen, class of 2018. What impact has faith made? What could it make?

Wood, Zill join national mission team

The Rev. Mark A. Wood (left) is director of LCMS Witness & Outreach Ministry, and the Rev. Marcus T. Zill is director of LCMS Campus Ministry and LCMS U.

Synod to provide resources for monthly emphases

The resources will be available free to districts, congregations and schools to use at any time during the month.

Reviving Ministry on America’s College Campuses

The future is bright for LCMS Campus Ministry. An LCMS U chapter in Boulder, Colo., is meeting great challenges and opportunities through a creative ministry model that involves students and a mission society of area churches.