With more than a million Middle Eastern asylum-seekers, flooding into Europe, a new mission field is growing exponentially for the Selbständige Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche (SELK), a church body that has been actively receiving refugees and catechizing them for decades.
Members of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod attended the “Let’s Talk Life, Marriage and Religious Liberty” conference on Sept. 8-10 in Washington, D.C.
A Place of Refuge Ministries of South Wisconsin, which is based in Milwaukee, offers Christian care to women facing crisis pregnancy.
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Orlando, Fla., hosted a worship service and Bible class on Sunday, Sept. 13.
Lutherans For Life hosted a YFLife servant event on Saturday, Sept. 12, in the Orlando, Fla., area.
Lutherans and other supporters protest Planned Parenthood on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, outside the facility in St. Louis.
Church and community members in Creston, Iowa, on Aug. 15 dedicated a pro-life pregnancy and women’s health resource center — the result of community efforts to repurpose a former Planned Parenthood facility known for conducting controversial telemedicine “webcam” abortions.
A Post Seminary Applied Learning and Support (PALS) Facilitator Training Conference was held Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, at the International Center of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Kirkwood, Mo.
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod held a “Service of Sending” for its new missionaries on Friday, July 2, at the International Center in St. Louis. Twenty missionaries and their 40 family members attended a two-week orientation to prepare for service abroad.
The 36th Biennial Convention of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League was held June 25-28, 2015, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa.
About 75 St. John Lutheran Church members and guests join the Rev. Terry Makelin, pastor of the church, for a Day of Supplication and Prayer service at St. John Lutheran Church on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in Pilger, Neb. A year ago to the day, with the service almost to the hour, rare EF-4 twin twisters destroyed the church along with the majority of Pilger.
An EF2 tornado ripped through Delmont, S.D., mid-morning on Sunday, May 10, and destroyed Zion Lutheran Church. The twister claimed no lives but injured nine people, including at least one Zion member who was hospitalized.
Dozens of chainsaw specialists joined more than 200 Lutheran volunteers on Saturday, April 11, to clean up after an EF-F tornado struck Northern Illinois on April 9.
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.
See how LCMS church partners, including the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia and The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Lithuania, are bearing mercy and service through Diaconia work in the Baltics.