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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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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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Ministry to the Armed Forces: ensuring pastoral care for our military members

LCMS chaplains serve our Lord, His church and our nation with courage and integrity, as they provide pastoral care and support to those who defend our nation. Through efforts like Operation Barnabas, the Ministry to the Armed Forces provides training and guidance to local congregations to care for and to support to our military members, […]



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New Pilot Project Sends Domestic Missionary into ‘the Margins’

The Rev. Peter M. Burfeind serves as campus pastor at the University of Toledo. As a new domestic missionary, Burfeind works in inner-city neighborhoods with community advocates.



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Donors continue providing LSB, catechisms for military

U.S. military personnel at home and abroad are receiving the resources provided by an LCMS chaplain and dozens of congregations.



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Scattering seed on fields of battle — with catechisms, LSB

LCMS members and congregations give catechisms and hymnals to deployed service members.



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