congregations

Legal-resources webpage debuts at LCMS site

Under five tabs, the new webpage currently offers 31 documents.

Protecting your church’s data from hackers

It’s a computer nightmare scenario — made real recently for one LCMS congregation that made the local news because of the situation.

LCMS congregations report statistics for 2014

With the highest percentage of congregations reporting in at least 15 years, their membership statistics are especially helpful for determining delegate representation at next year’s Synod convention.

French-train heroes receive medals from Defense secretary

Lutheran French-train “hero” Alek Skarlatos receives the Soldier’s Medal from U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

LCMS Lutheran among ‘heroes’ in French-train ordeal

Aleksander Skarlatos, a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Roseburg, Ore., is among the men honored for stopping an armed attacker on a French train Aug. 21.

Putting Up Walls to Break Down Barriers

Church and neighborhood revitalization is alive and well in Fort Wayne, Ind., where the LCMS Office of National Mission, Lutheran Housing Support and three LCMS congregations have joined forces to rehab homes for underprivileged residents.