Michigan District

Amid bitter cold, Lutherans share warm meal, bed

A reported 90 million Americans have experienced temperatures of zero degrees Fahrenheit or lower this week, and at least 21 deaths have been attributed to the cold.

BOD continues on path toward best corporate stewardship

At its November meeting, the Board heard from its chairman about efforts to increase the efficiencies of corporate Synod so the church can use the savings on its “core competencies.” 

New resource aimed at witnessing to adult children who have left the church

The newest module in the Every One His Witness® (E1HW) evangelism program is about witnessing to adult children who have left the church.

Michigan District elects Maier to fourth term

The Rev. Dr. David P.E. Maier was elected to his fourth three-year term as president of the LCMS Michigan District at the district’s 102nd convention.

Congregation doing ‘best we can’ after pastor dies in car crash

A funeral for the Rev. Timothy Olson, who died May 30, is planned for 11 a.m. June 5 at First Lutheran Church in Charlotte, Mich.

Zagore to head up National Mission

The Rev. Robert Zagore will begin serving as executive director of the LCMS Office of National Mission in mid-May.

Positions (January 2017)

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

Almost 3,000 attend convocation launching LEA’s 75th anniversary

Lutheran Education Association’s 2016 convocation in Grand Rapids, Mich., draws Lutheran educators and education students from 37 states and 14 countries.

Worker wellness merits its own committee

Delegates easily pass six resolutions relating to worker wellness.

10 Questions with Professor Ben Freudenburg

Professor Ben Freudenburg of Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Mich., talks about why teaching the faith at home is so important.

Maier elected to third term in Michigan

LCMS Michigan District President Rev. Dr. David P.E. Maier of Brighton, Mich. (pictured with his wife, Patricia), is returned to office by delegates to the district’s 101st convention.

Convention’s ‘Life Together’ is in worship

The convention is “a gathering of the people of God,” says the Rev. William Weedon, “and the offering up of prayer becomes our primary business.”

Convention hymn preaches Baptism

Delegate voices join together in song during Matins.