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The Rev. Bart Day, executive director of the LCMS Office of National Mission, will begin serving Sept. 1 as president and CEO of Lutheran Church Extension Fund. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

Day to succeed Robertson as LCEF president, CEO

The Rev. Bart Day begins work Sept. 1 in the Lutheran Church Extension Fund post, succeeding Rich Robertson, who retires Oct. 1.

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Participating in “The Reformation at 500: An Interdenominational Conversation” — along with LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison — will be Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, left, of the Archdiocese of Chicago and the Rev. Dr. Philip Ryken, president of Wheaton College, Wheaton, Ill. The free event will take place Oct. 30 at Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill.

Oct. 30 ‘Interdenominational Conversation’ to address tough Reformation questions

The Concordia University Chicago event will feature a panel with Cardinal Blase Cupich, left, of the Archdiocese of Chicago and Rev. Dr. Philip Ryken, right, of Wheaton College, as well as LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison.

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With the U.S. Supreme Court delivering its Trinity Lutheran Church ruling in favor of the church on June 26, 2017, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod will be looking at the specifics of the decision and its implications for religious liberty. (Wikipedia/Matt H. Wade)

Supreme Court delivers landmark ruling in favor of LCMS church preschool

With the U.S. Supreme Court delivering its Trinity Lutheran Church ruling in favor of the church, the Synod will be looking at the specifics of the decision and its implications for religious liberty.

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Life Together News Digest

Life Together with President Harrison – June 2017

Can’t make it to Germany this year? We’ve got an exclusive video tour with President Harrison! Watch part one with this month’s digest. And then stick around for stories about being a chaplain at a Tyson plant, starting a pro-life ministry in a church, responding to 13 Reasons Why with love and much more.

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Grieving with Hope

Several references tell of Luther’s great struggle – the struggle we all face in times of death.

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The LCMS International Center in St. Louis is the site of many of the church body’s meetings and where much of its day-to-day business takes place. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

‘Boards and Business’ — LCMS Board of Directors

Actions at the Board’s May 19-20 meeting in St. Louis include adoption of a prudent, lean Synod budget, contingent on further expense reductions.

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