Coronavirus News

From the mission field – Updates on COVID-19

OIM executive director encourages missionaries; LCMS funds grants for coronavirus awareness.

LCMS colleges and seminaries serve students and communities during pandemic

During the COVID-19 shutdown, the Synod’s institutions of higher learning are looking for ways to help while following government-imposed safety mandates.

CPH offers free resources amid COVID-19 shutdown

Resources are available for congregations, families and individuals.

Concordia Lutheran Ministries adjusts care for seniors and staff during pandemic

The senior care provider is taking extra steps to ensure residents’ safety and keep them connected to the community.

Information about SBA/PPP loans for the church

Lutheran Church Extension Fund and Concordia Plan Services offer information for Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod congregations, workers and Recognized Service Organizations regarding financial help during the coronavirus pandemic.

‘We tremble not, we fear no ill’: As COVID-19 spreads, the Word of God remains

To abide by social distancing guidelines, many LCMS churches are offering online-only services.

President Harrison comments on government recommendations

In light of government recommendations, we trust our great clergy and laypeople to make appropriate decisions regarding worship.

Synod monitoring coronavirus news; missionaries safe

The LCMS is closely monitoring the situation to provide the best possible information and counsel to staff and missionaries who may be in areas of increased risk.