Updates from LCMS colleges, universities and seminaries.
The Rev. Paul Timothy McCain, publisher and executive editor at Concordia Publishing House, died on Nov. 25 at the age of 58.
The Rev. Dr. David G. Schmiel, who served as the 15th president of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, died on Nov. 3 at the age of 88.
The Synod’s colleges, universities and seminaries are preparing to return to class this fall under guidelines necessitated by COVID-19.
The Rev. Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. is prayerfully considering the call, which was issued on May 16.
The two LCMS seminaries held virtual Call Day services on April 28 (CSL) and April 29 (CTSFW) due to COVID-19 restrictions, issuing a total of 189 calls and assignments as thousands of people watched online from around the globe.
During the COVID-19 shutdown, the Synod’s institutions of higher learning are looking for ways to help while following government-imposed safety mandates.
To abide by social distancing guidelines, many LCMS churches are offering online-only services.
The next regional gathering of ‘Making Disciples for Life’ will take place April 17–18 at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne.