Ministry to the Armed Forces

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So Help Me God: January-March 2017 Newsletter

The LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces newsletter for January-March 2017 highlights what God says about time and its importance in our lives.

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Sharing Advent Joy With The Whole Family

People groups to remember and care for this Christmas as well as ideas to serve for the whole family.

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KFUO Audio: History of Chaplains in the Military

Chaplain Craig Muehler, director of LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces, spoke on Nov. 9 about the role and history of chaplains in the military during a World Lutheran News Digest program with KFUO host Kip Allen.

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The LCMS awaits a response after sending a request Sept. 8 to the Secretary of Defense to ensure specific protections for chaplains, service members, medical personnel, Department of Defense (DoD) civilians and other DoD-affiliated employees, as service members purportedly are experiencing increasing restrictions on living out their faith in their military vocations. As of Nov. 11, it remains unclear when and how DoD officials will respond. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

LCMS awaits response from DoD in request to protect troops’ religious freedom

It remains unclear if Department of Defense (DoD) officials will respond to the Synod’s Sept. 8 request to ensure protections for chaplains, service members and others, following the DoD’s recently mandated LGBT policies.

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Gard’s retirement ceremony highlights vital mission of military chaplains

Rear Adm. Rev. Dr. Daniel L. Gard, president of Concordia University Chicago, retires with honors from the U.S Navy Reserve after 28 years as a Naval Reserve Chaplain, Sept. 22.

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