Life Ministry

Record 350-plus Lutherans join 2013 'March for Life'

By Sarah Schafer WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 350 people from across the nation donned neon-green hats reading “March for Life with the LCMS,” braving snow and freezing temperatures for the national “March for Life” here Jan. 25. A record…

LCMS Life Conference complements March for Life activities

By Laura J. Seaman Even below-freezing temperatures and intermittent snowfall couldn’t stop hundreds of thousands of people from joining the national “March for Life” in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Jan. 25. The following day, Jan. 26, many Lutherans who participated…

Website offers photos, videos from life march, conference

Lutherans are marking the 40th anniversary of legalized abortion by taking part in the national “March for Life” on Jan. 25 in Washington, D.C., and attending the first-ever LCMS Life Conference Jan. 25-26 in Arlington, Va. (Washington, D.C., area). The…

Lutherans mark 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade

ST. LOUIS—January 22, 2013—Lutherans are marking the milestone 40th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion by participating in the national “March for Life” and attending the first-ever Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Life Conference Friday, Jan. 25, and Saturday, Jan. 26, respectively, in Washington, D.C.

Upholding Life at Home and Abroad

To raise awareness about the sanctity of human life, LCMS Life Ministries provides pro-life education and real-world assistance that helps people choose the blessing of life.

Planting Seeds of Life

The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Sanford, Fla., has fewer than 150 members, yet it is taking on big projects in this community just outside Orlando. Tiny seeds planted and watered by God grow into major ministries, like the community garden the church started to feed the hungry. Last spring, this garden produced more than 4,000 tomatoes and other vegetables.

International Mercy Grant Gives Hope to the Hopeless

The LCMS supports the Hope Family Counseling Center in Russia. The center opened in 1993 and works in conjunction with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ingria, one of the LCMS’s two Russian partner churches.

Registration opens for 2013 LCMS Life Conference

Registration is open for the 2013 LCMS Life Conference, set for Jan. 25-26 in Arlington, Va., at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel at Reagan National Airport. The conference is being held in conjunction with the 2013 National March for…

Karner to address religious freedom concerns in Washington

By Kim Plummer Krull LCMS Life and Health Ministries Director Maggie Karner will participate in a panel discussion Feb. 27 in Washington, D.C., spotlighting what many Americans call religious-liberty violations in the wake of the recent government mandate on health insurance…