Licensed lay deacons

Hill: Joy when God’s Word is taught to us

Committee 6 on Pastoral Ministry and Seminaries presents future-looking resolutions at the 2019 Synod convention in Tampa, Fla.

National Mission board celebrates effective triennium, hears ministry updates

The board also heard a presentation on the Synod’s new national mission emphasis, ‘Making Disciples For Life.’

BOD approves $81.3 million budget for Fiscal Year ‘20

Due to two major triennial events, the approved budget is $12 million higher in FY20 than in FY19, but the expenses for those events are essentially recovered through fees.

BNM updated on licensed lay deacons, stewardship and rural ministry

The LCMS Board for National Mission met Feb. 21–22 in St. Louis.

‘Retention, evangelism, discipleship’: COP focuses on raising up the next generation

The LCMS Council of Presidents held its fall meeting in San Diego Nov. 12-15.

‘Good spirit,’ ‘real savings’ highlight BOD meeting

The LCMS Board of Directors held its quarterly meeting in St. Louis Aug. 24–25.

BOD adopts conservative budget for fiscal year 2019

Meeting in St. Louis May 18–19, the LCMS Board of Directors adopted a fiscal year 2019 operations budget of $69.4 million, a figure nearly $8 million lower than that of the current fiscal year, which ends June 30.

FAQs provide ‘Update on Licensed Lay Deacons’

The new online resource is available on the LCMS president’s webpage.