The LCMS Council of Presidents conducted its fourth meeting of 2020 (its third via Zoom video conference) on Nov. 16–18, with discussion of the pandemic’s impact on the church dominating the meeting.
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.
At its September meeting, the group considered the continuing impact of the coronavirus across the church while looking ahead to what will happen when the pandemic subsides and the country fully reopens.
1793. 1918. 2020. Devastating diseases have been a part of the human experience since the fall of human beings into sin.
The issue begins to ask questions about what the church has learned about how it can continue to witness during government shutdowns.
As governors, mayors and councilmen provide guidelines to meet the impact of COVID-19 within their jurisdictions, heightened concerns about government overreach and infringement of constitutional rights are being raised in many sectors of society.
Suggestions for ways to show your gratitude and support for your pastors, teachers, church musicians, deaconesses and other church workers.
LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison encourages congregational members to support and thank their church workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
OIM executive director encourages missionaries; LCMS funds grants for coronavirus awareness.
During the COVID-19 shutdown, the Synod’s institutions of higher learning are looking for ways to help while following government-imposed safety mandates.
The senior care provider is taking extra steps to ensure residents’ safety and keep them connected to the community.
In this video presentation, Chaplain (Army Lt. Col.) Steven C. Hokana shares a word of encouragement for pastors who are struggling through the current coronavirus pandemic. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod loves you and cares deeply about you.