Among actions at its Feb. 14 meeting, the LCMS Board of Directors approves the five regions into which LCMS districts are grouped.
Speakers address the theme “Receive His Gifts,” based on John 1:16 — “For from His fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.”
It would be for LCMS congregations and their members, as well as other LCMS-related entities and people. (File photo)
Synod leaders hear updates about each group’s work, as well as on Concordia Retirement Plan changes and health-care reform.
At the Nov. 21-22 summit in San Antonio, participants examine the history, theology and result of Lutheran mission work and look toward the future.
Members of a new “Ministerial Care Coalition” to improve the health and care of LCMS church workers are developing action plans toward that goal.
The awards — honoring LCMS individuals and organizations — will be presented by Lutheran Church Extension Fund at its 2013 Fall Leadership Conference, Nov. 22-24 in San Antonio.