LCMS Board of Directors

BOD weighs monetary, membership challenges

At its Nov. 16–17 meeting, the Synod’s Board of Directors fixed its gaze on “facing the realities” of the Synod’s finances and membership demographics.

BOD votes to increase disaster-fund impact

Also in its regular meeting, the Board considered ways to increase effectiveness, received reports and took routine actions.

Simek to serve as Synod’s new chief administrative officer

Frank Simek of Keller, Texas, is appointed by the LCMS Board of Directors as the Synod’s new chief administrative officer, effective Oct. 2.

‘Boards and Business’ — LCMS Board of Directors

Actions at the Board’s May 19-20 meeting in St. Louis include adoption of a prudent, lean Synod budget, contingent on further expense reductions.

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.