The boards agreed to establish a formal process for their leaders to meet regularly, in addition to the bylaw-established annual meeting of the joint board.
Floor Committee 6 on Pastoral Ministry and Seminaries presented two resolutions to continue to strengthen those who serve with the Word and Sacraments.
Committee 6 on Pastoral Ministry and Seminaries presents future-looking resolutions at the 2019 Synod convention in Tampa, Fla.
Delegates elect members to national mission, international mission and other Synod boards at the 2019 Synod convention in Tampa, Fla.
A total of 201 students received their first calls to pastoral and diaconal ministry and their assignments as vicars and deaconess interns during four services held on the two seminary campuses April 29–30 and May 1.
Gray, a graduate of CTSFW, spoke about the pastoral ministry and the history of LCMS Black Ministry.
Those seeking or sharing information on social media about both Call Day services are encouraged to use the hashtag #LCMSCallDay.
The training, set for June 13–16 at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., is open to students of all levels.
The module offers both written and video resources and encourages pastors to spend time together in discussion and practice.