LCMS Board of Directors

Synod Snapshot: Boards and Business

News from the February meetings of the LCMS Council of Presidents and Board of Directors.

Lutherland gift caps off Wittenberg Project campaign

The campaign to fund renovation of the Old Latin School in Wittenberg, Germany, is successfully completed.

2016 LCMS ‘Handbook’ available online

The updated “Handbook” includes the Constitution and Bylaws of the Synod and features a revised and expanded index and a first-time separate red-lined edition.

Betty Duda, 84, was former LWML president

The Synod leader died peacefully Dec. 24, after entering hospice care a few days earlier.

Board’s top challenge: helping God’s people marshal kingdom resources

“Finances are first and foremost on everyone’s heart,” LCMS Board of Directors Chairman Rev. Dr. Michael L. Kumm says during the Board’s Nov. 17-18 meeting in Schaumburg, Ill.

Legal-resources webpage debuts at LCMS site

Under five tabs, the new webpage currently offers 31 documents.

Kumm reminds BOD of its ‘true purpose’ at triennium’s first meeting

Meeting Sept. 8-9 in St. Louis, the Synod’s Board of Directors welcomes three new members, elects its leaders, adopts six resolutions and hears reports.

Ordained, commissioned ministers and lay nominees elected to boards, CTCR

Convention delegates elect ordained, commissioned and lay nominees to LCMS boards and the Commission on Theology and Church Relations.

Board adopts balanced $96 million-plus Synod budget

The LCMS Board of Directors hears that unit executives trimmed requests by some $8 million to balance the proposed 2016-17 Synod budget.

Hartwig announces regionally-nominated candidates for boards

A list of the candidates nominated by congregations from their regions for the LCMS Board of Directors and the Boards for National and International Mission.

Official Notice: 2016 Regional Board Member Candidates (March 2016)

A listing of candidates for regional LCMS Board of Directors, Board for National Mission and Board for International Mission positions.

Board adopts resolution ‘to support Concordia College Alabama’

The LCMS Board of Directors is granting the college a total of up to $4 million by Dec. 1 — contingent on delivery of specified planning and operating results.

Supporting Selma college is top concern for Black Caucus

The Synod’s black pastors — many of whom graduated from Concordia College, Selma, Ala. — discuss how they can help the struggling school.

Kumm to BOD: Amid frustrations, ‘we still walk together’

The Nov. 19-20 LCMS Board of Directors meeting includes a joint session with the Council of Presidents, action on some half-dozen resolutions and reports from Synod leaders.

COP addresses convention, call-list ‘best practices’

They are among a variety of matters covered at the Nov. 16-19 meeting of the LCMS Council of Presidents, which ended in a joint session with the Synod’s Board of Directors.

Fiscal conference participants weigh future of Synod

Leaders from across the Synod gather to address priority issues affecting the future of the LCMS.