Audits and summary budgets are available for the LCMS, LCEF, the LCMS Foundation, all 35 LCMS districts and Concordia Publishing House.
The State of the Synod content has taken on a new delivery form this year, available to a wider online audience at the LCMS website.
The resource was developed by the LCMS Boards for National and International Mission, who were charged by the 2019 convention with providing a “joint report … offering ideas and guidance for proposing triennial mission and ministry emphases to the national convention.”
Meyer, who also served as former executive director of the LCMS Board for Higher Education, died on Feb. 1.
Lutheran Television: Glory Years, by the Rev. Dr. Ardon Albrecht, chronicles the history of Lutheran Television and its flagship show, “This is the Life.”
On Sept. 11, Concordia Publishing House kicked off a yearlong celebration of its founding in 1869 by C.F.W. Walther.
The LCMS was previously recognized by another watchdog, Guidestar, as a Platinum-level participant in its Exchange program.
As an important step forward in the ongoing consultation between representatives of the Lutheran Church—Canada (LCC), The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) and the North American Lutheran Church (NALC), the participants who represented the three church bodies are releasing their joint statement on Holy Scripture, “God’s Word Forever Shall Abide: A Guiding Statement on the Character and Proper Use of the Sacred Scriptures.”
The recognition is based on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by a Pennsylvania research firm specializing in organizational health and workplace improvement.
The LCMS, the Lutheran Church–Canada and the Anglican Church in North America have released an interim report on ecumenical dialogue that began in 2010.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod and the Evangelical Lutheran Synod have released a report on informal dialogue between the synods that began in 2012.