coronavirus

CTCR releases Addendum to ‘Communion and Covid-19’ opinion

The Addendum is titled, “One little word can fell him: Ten reasons to question whether ‘online Communion’ is ‘truly good, right and salutary.’”

Campus clips – Coronavirus, commencements and more

News from LCMS colleges, universities and seminaries.

Does God will suffering and affliction?

God works His greatest blessings through crosses.

Encouragement and resources for reopening churches

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison encourages and suggests resources for congregations as they begin or plan for resuming in-person worship.

Has the Offering Plate Been Passed By?

So what are we to do if the passing of the plate becomes a long-term casualty of COVID-19? The key is formation.

Letter to the U.S. Attorney General in defense of religious liberties

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison wrote a letter to the U.S. Attorney General in defense of religious liberties.

Grants assist church workers impacted by pandemic

As of April 30, $321,452 had been distributed in 229 grants to workers across the Synod.

This pandemic is temporary

Pandemics and plagues have come and gone over the millennia. Christ has sustained His church.

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.

Video: ‘Caring for Pastors’

In this video presentation, Chaplain (Army Lt. Col.) Steven C. Hokana shares a word of encouragement for pastors who are struggling through the current coronavirus pandemic. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod loves you and cares deeply about you.

The CARES Act opens options for making a difference during the current pandemic

Important benefits and prayerful considerations for people in a position to give charitable gifts this year

Holy Week pastoral letter from President Harrison

Read encouragement from LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison and a statement from the Seminary faculties regarding the Lord’s Supper.

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.

Finding our stewardship voice

The church has not been called to sit silently during these days of challenge. The church proclaims what it has always proclaimed: the Word of God.