Hispanic Ministry

Call Day: Seminary students receive calls, learn placements

A total of 201 students received their first calls to pastoral and diaconal ministry and their assignments as vicars and deaconess interns during four services held on the two seminary campuses April 29–30 and May 1.

Concordia University System schools develop new programs, partnerships

Several CUS schools are also reporting upturns in fall enrollment.

Hispanic ministry leaders share ideas, encouragement

Leaders in LCMS Hispanic ministry gathered in Houston July 24–27 for the Sixth National LCMS Hispanic Convention.

Boards and Business: International, National Mission

Reports on recent meetings of the Synod’s Boards for International and National Mission.

Black convocation to offer ‘inspiring, helpful’ sessions

Registration is open for the 2017 LCMS Lutherans in Black Ministry Family Convocation, set for July 12-16 in Birmingham, Ala.

Photo essay: Powerful Moments — A Year in Review

Nine photos taken during 2016 illustrate how God has been at work worldwide through The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Puig was first executive secretary for LCMS Hispanic Ministry

A joint memorial service for Rev. Carlos H. Puig and his wife, Joan, is set for Oct. 22 at Christ Memorial Lutheran Church, Houston.

Convention delegates select emphases for national witness

The LCMS turns its attention toward revitalization, work among Hmong and Hispanic peoples and establishing Rosa J. Young academies.

KFUO Audio: Interview about Partners in Latino Ministry Conference in October 2016

The Rev. Richard Schlak, executive director of Lutheran Hispanic Missionary Institute, talks with KFUO Radio’s Andy Bates about the Partners in Latino Ministry Conference, which is scheduled for Oct. 19-21, 2016, in El Paso, Texas.

Beating the Bushes

Partnerships between congregations, districts and the Synod are making a big impact around the Church.

US church planting: A new initiative for the LCMS

The LCMS is in the beginning stages of creating a church-planting initiative to help districts, circuits and congregations.

Grafting Hispanic Roots on the Lutheran Tree

Satan tried to stop the Gospel from spreading among the Hispanic population of rural Sheboygan, Wis., but thanks be to God, he failed.

Photo essay: Hispanic spirit in ‘Dairyland’

In his quest to reach Mexicans far from the border, Missionary-at-Large and Vicar David Blas shares his faith throughout Sheboygan County, Wis.

Hispanic Ministry Resources

The Rev. Dr. Carlos Hernandez and Deaconess Luz Guerrero have produced a new resource that includes Synod information on links and resources that are available in Spanish.

Convivencia: Multiethnic Ministry in Arkansas

Salem Lutheran Church in Springdale, Ark., holds a monthly bilingual worship service for its Hispanic congregation — Iglesia Luterana Cristo Para Todos, or Christ for All Lutheran Church.

Gaudete: Rompiendo las reglas     

Entonces, ¡Regocíjate en el Señor siempre; repito: Regocíjate (Filipenses 4:4)!