Lutherans For Life

January events give Lutherans opportunity to stand up for life

The four events in Chicago, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., offer opportunities to uphold the sanctity of human life.

Notes for Life Newsletter – Fall 2015

In the Fall 2015 issue of Notes for Life, LCMS Life Ministry discusses the value of unborn human life in light of the recent Planned Parenthood videos released to the media.

Notes for Life Newsletter – Summer 2015

In the Summer 2015 issue of Notes for Life, LCMS’ Life Ministry shares steps that can be taken to promote a pro-life culture on a college and/or university campus.

Why Abortion Is Really Declining: The Juno Effect

What we’re witnessing is not an outbreak of Christian morality. Nor is it the sudden, widespread successful use of contraception, as some have claimed. Women are still getting pregnant out-of-wedlock. But unlike in the past, there’s not much stigma attached to being an unmarried mother. It’s what Peggy Drexler at The Huffington Post once dubbed “The Juno Effect,” after the 2008 film about a snarky teen mother who chooses life but adopts her baby to another single mom.

Registration opens for 2015 LFL National Conference

The 2015 Lutherans For Life National Conference is set for Oct. 30-31 in Petersburg, Ky., under the theme “Created, Redeemed, Called.”

Salemink to succeed Lamb as LFL director

The Rev. Michael Salemink of Lafayette, Ind., will succeed the Rev. Dr. James Lamb as the next executive director of Lutherans For Life.

Notes for Life Newsletter – Spring 2015

In this issue from LCMS’ Life Ministry, highlights from this past January’s Life Conference in Washington, D.C., is shared. In addition, information about an upcoming ultrasound video project and news from Y4Life (Lutherans for Life) is provided. Lastly, readers are provided updates and overviews of various conferences, activities and resources related to all sanctity of life issues.

Record number of Lutherans join 2015 March for Life

Forty-two years after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Roe v. Wade legalized abortion, pro-life supporters gather in the nation’s capital for the March for Life.

Notes for Life Newsletter – Winter 2014

In this issue from LCMS’ Life Ministry, insight into end-of-life decisions and the faith issues that surround them is provided. In addition, information about disabilities resources from the LCMS Disability Task Force is given. Lastly, readers are provided updates and overviews of various conferences, activities and resources related to all sanctity of life issues.

LFL national conference addresses ‘Matters of the Heart’

Some 200 registrants gather Oct. 24-25 in Grand Rapids, Mich., for the 2014 conference of Lutherans For Life.

Notes for Life Newsletter – Fall 2014

After a two-year absence, Notes for Life is back with this fall 2014 issue. In this issue, you will learn why marriage matters and why it is so essential to fight for its sanctity in our world.

LCMS responds to Thrivent’s ‘pro-abortion’ funding

Hearing that Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has provided funding to several Planned Parenthood affiliates, the Synod’s Office of the President issues a statement of concern.

Lutherans invited to two life marches

The pro-life marches are in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 22 and San Francisco on Jan. 25.

LFL conference: Speak out, share God’s love on life issues

Some 300 people hear about life concerns at the Lutherans For Life national conference, Nov. 8-9 in Urbandale, Iowa.

Resources available for 2014 ‘Life Sunday’

Many of the resources to help congregations observe “Life Sunday” on Jan. 19 are free.

Lutherans invited to join two life marches

The National March for Life is planned for Jan. 22 in Washington, D.C., and the Walk for Life West Coast will take place Jan. 25 in San Francisco.