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2016 LCMS Convention Photos: Wednesday, July 13

Photos from Wednesday, July 13, at The 66th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Milwaukee.

2016 LCMS Convention Photos: Tuesday, July 12

Photos from Tuesday, July 12, at The 66th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Milwaukee.

2016 LCMS Convention Photos: Monday, July 11

Photos from Monday, July 11, at The 66th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Milwaukee.

2016 LCMS Convention Photos: Sunday, July 10

Photos from Sunday, July 10, at The 66th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Milwaukee.

2016 LCMS Convention Photos: Saturday, July 9

Photos from Saturday, July 9, at The 66th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Milwaukee.

2016 LCMS Convention Photos: Friday, July 8

Photos from Friday, July 8, at The 66th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Milwaukee.

Photo feature: Hosanna in the Highlands

A visit to the highlands of Sri Lanka the week ending with Palm Sunday reveals how the Lanka Lutherans live, work, worship and witness.

Photo gallery: March 2016 “Service of Sending” for LCMS missionaries

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod held a “Service of Sending” for its new missionaries on Friday, March 11, at the International Center in St. Louis. Ten new missionaries — along with their seven spouses and 19 children — completed a two-week orientation that began on Feb. 29.

Photo gallery: Raising Church Workers for Tanzania

In March, 21 new pastoral candidates were ordained and seven deaconesses were commissioned in a service with more than 1,000 worshipers at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania — South-East of Lake Victoria Diocese’s (ELCT-SELVD) Ebenezer Cathedral in Shinyanga.

Photo gallery: 2016 Walk for Life in San Francisco

LCMS Lutherans gathered in San Francisco on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, for the Walk for Life West Coast, which was held to remember the value and worth of each child — born or unborn.

Photo gallery: 2016 March for Life in Washington, D.C.

LCMS Lutherans gathered in the Washington, D.C. area on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, to remember the value and worth of each child — born or unborn. A Divine Worship service was held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Alexandria, Va., and participants went to the March for Life in Washington.

Photo gallery: LCMS responds to December 2015 floods

Volunteers from the International Center of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, LCMS Disaster Response, and New Beginnings Lutheran Church in Pacific, Mo., were among those cleaning up flood-damaged homes in Fenton, Mo., on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016.

Photo gallery: Service of Sending for new national missionaries

The Rev. Peter Burfeind and the Rev. Adam DeGroot were blessed and sent out as the first two “Mission Field: USA” national missionaries during a service on Jan. 12, 2016, at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis, Mo.

Photo gallery: LCMS responds to flooding in Watseka, Ill.

Volunteers converge at Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka, Ill., to clean flood-damaged homes on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. In December 2015, a large flood ravaged a large swath of the town.

Photo gallery: LWML presents grant checks to LCMS ministry leaders

Shelley Moeller, vice-president of Gospel Outreach for Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, presented grant checks to The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and its ministry leaders on Wednesday, Jan. 6, at the International Center in Kirkwood, Mo.

Photo gallery: Flood damage in St. Louis, other Missouri communities

Floodwaters swept through St. Louis and other Missouri communities in the days following Christmas 2015, and the massive flooding damaged homes and business while also closing several roads, including highways and interstates.