Commission on Constitutional Matters

2016 LCMS ‘Handbook’ available online

The updated “Handbook” includes the Constitution and Bylaws of the Synod and features a revised and expanded index and a first-time separate red-lined edition.

Convention debates ecclesiastical supervision resolution, takes no action

Delegates discuss Resolution 12-01A — the top resolution presented by Floor Committee 12 on Ecclesiastical Supervision and Dispute Resolution — but run out of time before they can vote on its adoption.

Nine new district presidents fit ‘seamlessly’ into COP

The LCMS Council of Presidents September meeting includes nine newly elected district presidents, as the council examines various ongoing efforts across the Synod.

FAQs regarding CCM Opinion 14-2724 on Bylaw 3.8.3

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod answers frequently asked questions regarding Commission on Constitutional Matters Opinion 14-2724 regarding Bylaw 3.8.3.

BIM calls 10 career missionaries

The LCMS Board for International Mission moves to help fill the 2013 Synod convention mandate to double the number of career missionaries by 2016.

CCM provides early release of opinion

The Commission on Constitutional Matters issues an opinion regarding the sending of LCMS missionaries.