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Board, COP set same regions for 2016 convention

Among actions at its Feb. 14 meeting, the LCMS Board of Directors approves the five regions into which LCMS districts are grouped.

650 attend 2013 grace-themed LCEF Fall Conference

Speakers address the theme “Receive His Gifts,” based on John 1:16 — “For from His fullness we have all received, grace upon grace.”

BOD hears LCEF’s proposal for sponsoring a credit union

It would be for LCMS congregations and their members, as well as other LCMS-related entities and people. (File photo)

COP, BOD hold joint annual session

Synod leaders hear updates about each group’s work, as well as on Concordia Retirement Plan changes and health-care reform.

First Mission Summit kindles discussion about missions

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.

Coalition forms to set ‘action plans’ for church-worker wellness

Members of a new “Ministerial Care Coalition” to improve the health and care of LCMS church workers are developing action plans toward that goal.

LCEF seeks nominations for awards

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.

Students gain ‘invaluable experience’ in LCEF challenge

Six Concordia University System schools participate in the Lutheran Church Extension Fund’s second National Student Marketing Competition April 12 in St. Louis.