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Positions (January 2017)

Positions are available with the LCMS Michigan District, Lutheran Church Extension Fund and Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod colleges, universities and seminaries.

Living boldly: Keynote speakers inspire at LCEF fall conference

Lutheran Church Extension Fund’s annual conference takes place Nov. 18-20 in Schaumburg, Ill., under the theme “Live Boldly.”

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.

Positions (October 2016)

Positions are available with Concordia University System schools, Lutheran Special School and Education Services, and Lutheran Church Extension Fund.

‘Firsts’ call Lutheran Federal Credit Union ‘blessing in many ways’

The first individuals, congregation and district to join the new credit union serving the Synod note the benefits of membership.

Convention examines ways to fund mission

Faithful stewardship and tithing are emphasized as means of funding local and synodwide missions.

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.

A ‘Helping Hand’ in East St. Louis and beyond

LCEF’s Laborers For Christ teams up with Lutheran Housing Support to help congregations and their communities.

Loving and Serving the Homeless in New Orleans

The Rev. Gregory Manning, pastor of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in New Orleans, says you have to “love them where you see them.” He does this through a robust homeless ministry, which will soon expand with the opening of a new day center.

As a Steward, You Have Rights

Donors are “stewards” of God’s material blessings and a vital partner in the ministry responsibilities handed to us by the Synod at-large. You have rights as a donor, and I’d like to share a few things the LCMS is morally and ethically obligated to do for you.

Communications, periodicals recognized by religious press groups

The department and its four periodicals receive a record 23 total awards from the Associated Church Press and the Evangelical Press Association.

LCEF competition benefits students in marketing and beyond

Teams from nine Concordia University System schools participate in Lutheran Church Extension Fund’s 2016 National Student Marketing Competition.

Record need expected for Laborers to serve Bethesda

Laborers For Christ is assisting Bethesda Lutheran Communities with upkeep and maintenance on 188 of Bethesda’s 300 program sites in 14 states.

‘Stand’ grants enable mercy, witness outreach

Part of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, $1 million is awarded in “Stand With Your Community” grants.

LFC, Bethesda partnership aims to upgrade, maintain 170-plus sites

LCMS congregations may become engaged and offered volunteer opportunities in the new venture of Laborers For Christ and Bethesda Lutheran Communities.

Official Notice: audits

Here’s how to receive information on audits and summary budgets of the LCMS and its entities.