Delegates passed all 15 resolutions presented by the three committees on July 25.
At its November meeting, the Board heard from its chairman about efforts to increase the efficiencies of corporate Synod so the church can use the savings on its “core competencies.”
At its Nov. 16–17 meeting, the Synod’s Board of Directors fixed its gaze on “facing the realities” of the Synod’s finances and membership demographics.
Actions at the Board’s May 19-20 meeting in St. Louis include adoption of a prudent, lean Synod budget, contingent on further expense reductions.
Positions are available with Lutheran Church Extension Fund, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, Concordia University System, Concordia Plan Services and the Lutheran Association of Missionaries and Pilots.
The Sept. 9-13 LCMS Council of Presidents meeting features an agenda with numerous guest speakers and topics.
The LCMS mercy program works in cooperation with districts to provide emergency grants to church workers in crisis.
Positions are available with Concordia Plan Services and Concordia University System schools.
The LCMS Council of Presidents September meeting includes nine newly elected district presidents, as the council examines various ongoing efforts across the Synod.
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.
At its Aug. 21-22 meeting, the LCMS Board of Directors also establishes regular meetings between top Synod leaders and leaders of Synodwide corporate entities.
The updated website allows workers to find a provider, file a claim, designate beneficiaries and even initiate their retirement.