Convention

Harrison elected to fourth term as LCMS president

The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison is the president-elect of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod for a fourth term of office, 2019–2022, after receiving a majority of votes cast in the June 22–25 election. Harrison has served as LCMS president since 2010.

A prayer for our Synod presidential election

Please pray for the LCMS presidential election between June 22–25 and, if necessary, June 29–July 2.

Official notice: 2019 convention information

Information on housing, registration and other aspects of the July 20–25 convention in Tampa, Fla.

Peace where brothers are engaging

The Church Militant is not only fighting with Satan and his demonic armies. It is also fighting with itself. Brothers fight.

LCMS Convention Workbook now available

The 67th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod will take place July 20–25 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla.

Official notice: 2019 LCMS convention

Information about the 2019 LCMS convention scheduled for July 20-25 in Tampa, Fla.

Convention servant event to assist mothers and children in need

Participants in the event, titled “Joy:fully Serving,” will prepare 275 baskets for distribution by two Florida-based LCMS Recognized Service Organizations.

BOD business includes budget, convention prep

Preparations for the Synod convention are proceeding on schedule, and three major Synodwide initiatives are newly underway or soon to be.

Official Notice — 2019 President and Vice-President Nominations Results

The 2019 nominations processes for the offices of President, First Vice-President and regional vice-presidents of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod have been completed.

Official Notice: Convention Reports and Overtures

The deadline for the submission of reports and overtures to the 2019 convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is March 2, 2019.

FAQ on changes to ecclesiastical supervision bylaws

LCMS Office of the Secretary answers Frequently Asked Questions regarding changes to ecclesiastical supervision bylaws (Bylaw sections 2.14–2.17) from the 2016 Convention.

Reversing the LCMS membership decline: not just by having more children

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison comments on two major demographic studies about the Synod.

National mission board begins refining policies

The board also hears updates on the work taking place in the LCMS Office of National Mission.

Unanimous Support for Disaster Response!

It’s not often that the synod in convention approves something unanimously but this year at convention there was overwhelming support and praise for the work of LCMS Disaster Response. Although when you see the stats it’s easy to see why. Take a look at the resolution.

Delegates adopt resolutions on fertility issues, persecuted Christians

The Synod in convention adopted the final three resolutions from Floor Committee 3 on Mercy regarding fertility issues, persecuted Christians and LCMS World Relief and Human Care.

‘Witness, Mercy, Life Together’ to continue in the LCMS

LCMS convention delegates adopt six resolutions addressing unity in worship and life together in the church.