News from the February meetings of the LCMS Council of Presidents and Board of Directors.
The campaign to fund renovation of the Old Latin School in Wittenberg, Germany, is successfully completed.
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.
“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.
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.
Convention delegates elect ordained, commissioned and lay nominees to LCMS boards and the Commission on Theology and Church Relations.
The LCMS Board of Directors hears that unit executives trimmed requests by some $8 million to balance the proposed 2016-17 Synod budget.
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.
A listing of candidates for regional LCMS Board of Directors, Board for National Mission and Board for International Mission positions.
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.
The Synod’s black pastors — many of whom graduated from Concordia College, Selma, Ala. — discuss how they can help the struggling school.
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.
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.