Some 60 participants from Europe and the United States gather for the conference Feb. 12-14 in the Czech Republic.
The Communion of Nordic Dioceses has approached the International Lutheran Council about its three member churches joining the council.
Puya is a refugee in Berlin, where he attends Dreieinigkeits-Gemeinde (Trinity Lutheran Church) in Berlin-Steglitz, a congregation of the SELK.
With more than a million Middle Eastern asylum-seekers, flooding into Europe, a new mission field is growing exponentially for the Selbständige Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche (SELK), a church body that has been actively receiving refugees and catechizing them for decades.
The Synod’s $100,000 grant will be used by SELK congregations to provide food, shelter, transportation, language instruction and the proclamation of the Gospel.
After consultation with SELK leaders and LCMS missionary staff in Europe, the Synod has established a restricted-use fund for donations for those compelled to help with LCMS mercy ministry and human-care efforts exclusively pertaining to the global refugee crisis.
Concordia Lutheran Church in Mozambique — a denomination with 10 congregations and some 1,200 baptized members — ordains its first eight pastors.
International Lutheran leaders assess Church challenges, global growth at Wittenberg conference.
Nearly 450 people from around the world take part in the May 3 dedication of the International Lutheran Center at the Old Latin school.
The International Lutheran Center at the Old Latin School in Wittenberg, Germany, is dedicated on Sunday, May 3, and a video and photos of the historic event are available.
The LCMS band “Old School” performs Bluegrass favorites — with a Lutheran flair — May 2 as part of the International Lutheran Center dedication celebration.
The new campaign recognizes individuals and families who provide funding to the Wittenberg Project’s Old Latin School renovation.
The May 3 dedication service of the International Lutheran Center in Wittenberg, Germany, will stream live, beginning at 8 a.m. Central Time.
At the most recent Synod convention, delegates from across the country united behind establishing a permanent Lutheran outreach and educational presence in the birthplace of the Reformation: the city of Wittenberg, Germany.