The Nov. 18–21 meeting was held concurrently with meetings of the LCMS Board of Directors, Concordia University System and a gathering of business and office managers from across the Synod.
The study utilized surveys and focus groups to collect data for use in helping LCMS congregations minister to young adults.
What studying LCMS Baptism and Confirmation trends reveals about the state of our church body and our hope for the future.
Using a weekly resource that Rev. Peter Bender puts together called “The Congregation at Prayer,” everyone from Peace Lutheran Church members to students and families in the school engage in this life and culture of catechesis and prayer.
Technology provides churches with a vast array of resources that, when used with deliberate care, can extend limited instruction time into the home and directly to the hands of students and families. In today’s tech driven world, consider how technology can expand the teaching of God’s Word into digital spaces.
Christ took the form of a servant, so we, too, should become servants to others. What students learn in Confirmation should motivate them towards a life that reflects God’s love. Here are three reasons service learning benefits Confirmation.