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Empowerment Center, including Lutheran Hope Center, opens at Ferguson’s ‘ground zero’

LCMS missionary Rev. Micah Glenn and the Lutheran Hope Center are based there, along with community partners.

Lutheran Hope Center, Community Empowerment Center of Ferguson – Grand Opening on July 26

ST. LOUIS — The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) will have clergy on hand representing the Lutheran Hope Center, part of the Community Empowerment Center of Ferguson, during the grand opening of the new facility which begins 10 a.m. July 26 at 9420 West Florissant Ave.

Bringing God’s Word of hope and healing to Ferguson

Ferguson, Mo., native Rev. Micah Glenn is beginning his first call as a pastor with The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. He is the executive director of the Lutheran Hope Center in Ferguson and he will serve nearby Grace Lutheran Chapel in Bellefontaine Neighbors, Mo.

Synod ‘sends’ missionaries to Ferguson, Brownsville

The Rev. Micah Glenn and the Rev. Antonio Lopez will serve in Ferguson, Mo., and Brownsville, Texas, respectively.

Food, fun, faith mark Ferguson’s ‘Day of Hope’

More than 3,200 visitors from Ferguson, Mo., and nearby communities receive free goods and services from the LCMS and other area churches and agencies at the July 25 event.

LCMS, partners break ground for Ferguson ‘Empowerment Center’

They will offer job training and other assistance through the Community Empowerment Center of Ferguson when it opens next summer. At far left is the Synod’s Rev. Steven Schave.

Catholic bishops: ‘Racism is an evil’ in society, church


The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops kicks off a gathering of some 250 of the nation’s bishops by referring to Ferguson.

Missouri District plans short-, long-term work in Ferguson

A $25,000 grant from the Synod’s Office of National Mission will be used by leaders of five LCMS congregations to bring hope and healing to the community.

Pastors visit Ferguson to bring peace, offer solutions

The six pastors and a vicar — four white, three black — visit Ferguson, Mo., to help bring calm after the grand jury announcement.

Photo gallery: LCMS Pastors bear love of Christ in Ferguson

LCMS Pastors bear the love of Christ on the streets of Ferguson, Mo., on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.

Letters to the Editor (October 2014)

Letters relate to Reporter stories on Ferguson and LCMS statistics.

Photo gallery: Comforting the afflicted in Ferguson

The LCMS ministered to the people of Ferguson, Mo., meeting with residents and police, listening to them, praying with them and reaching out in love for those who have been hurt in the Michael Brown crisis.

Newlyweds share ‘terror’ of Ferguson riots; Synod responds with prayer, presence

Amid the racially charged protests in Ferguson, Mo., Lutherans are doing what they can to bring peace.

Harrison asks for prayers for Ferguson

In the Aug. 19 statement, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison also says Synod leaders are working to assess needs in the hurting community.