Supporters embrace the Rev. Ingo Dutzmann (right) and his family with prayers, visits and emergency funds.
The Rev. Dan P. Gilbert’s re-election comes on the first ballot during the LCMS Northern Illinois District’s March 6-7 convention at River Forest, Ill.
On Feb. 15, Iglesia Luterana Nueva Vida becomes the first Hispanic congregation to be chartered in the LCMS Southeastern District.
The Rev. Timothy Scharr is re-elected as the district’s president during its Feb. 12-14 convention in O’Fallon, Ill.
The Rev. Dr. James Baneck is elected to his third term as LCMS North Dakota District president.
Forums, or “foros” as they are known in Latin America, have been created to provide a platform for LCMS entities in the United States to plug into the mission of the church abroad.
Declining support is a sad reality that most Christian congregations, including LCMS congregations, are facing in post-Christian, 21st-century North America. But the LCMS English District is addressing that trend.
The first $25,000 in food and water was set for distribution in December in Liberia. Another $75,000 in aid is planned.
The Sept. 20-23 meeting of the LCMS Council of Presidents involves a lot more than oversight of administrative issues.
In Oct. 7 letters to congregations and district presidents, Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison shares the church body’s plan to continue fighting the disease “for the long haul.”
Only 3,591 congregations — 59 percent of all those in the Synod — report their financial and statistical information for 2013.
Mount Calvary Lutheran School in Milwaukee, Wis., shares the Gospel in its urban context by providing a solid, Lutheran education, as well as through additional services like a special education resource room and professional counseling to help children overcome obstacles or trauma in their lives.
The week of June 16 is devastating for two LCMS churches and more than two dozen LCMS members in Nebraska and South Dakota after deadly tornadoes tear through their communities and lives.
The June 16 tornadoes pummel Pilger, Neb., killing one person there, injuring more than two dozen, destroying 40-50 homes and crushing St. John Lutheran Church.
You might picture Mayberry, but rural and small towns aren’t what they used to be. What does that mean for the Church?