“Building Up the Body: Worker-to-Worker” devotions offer words of Law and Gospel encouragement from one LCMS church worker to another.
One of the seven mission priorities of the LCMS Board for National Mission is to “promote and nurture the spiritual, emotional, and physical well-being of pastors and professional church workers.”
The focus groups will provide the opportunity to give feedback crucial to helping workers and their families throughout the Synod.
Churches and church workers are not specifically targeted by the changes but will be affected by them.
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison comments on two major demographic studies about the Synod.
Concordia University System President Dr. Dean O. Wenthe talks about church work career training at Concordia universities and colleges, and Concordia University Chicago’s Kristin Wassilak and Steve Landgraf discuss the Careers for Christ visit weekend Oct. 28-30, 2016, at CUC.
The Church Worker Update website gets a makeover, and the new version will be available the first week of June.
The 15-minute video features task force Chairman Rev. Larry Vogel, representatives of the LCMS Mid-South District and Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison.
The LCMS mercy program works in cooperation with districts to provide emergency grants to church workers in crisis.
In this issue of Lutherans Engage the World, you will hear and see that the Lord is at work through His gifts of Word and Sacrament, through His Church, through His people to care for hurting and broken church workers.
The Rev. Dwayne Lueck, North Wisconsin District president, says prayer is important for all professional church workers as they struggle with the inherent challenges of their callings.
Do you know someone who is considering a career as a Lutheran pastor, teacher, deaconess or other church worker? There are many different ways to serve the church and its vital ministries. Learn more about where the various church-work programs are offered around the country.
Faithful church workers teach about the saving grace of Jesus Christ and dedicate their lives to sharing God’s love and serving Him through their vocations. Read about how three church workers carry out their calls at Christ Lutheran Church in Normal, Ill.