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Life Together with President Harrison – February 2018

In this issue, please find a disaster response update from Texas, church-planting and evangelism program resources, and a new column in The Lutheran Witness.

FAQs provide ‘Update on Licensed Lay Deacons’

The new online resource is available on the LCMS president’s webpage.

Life Together with President Harrison – December 2017

A blessed Advent to you all and a very Merry Christmas!

Life Together with President Harrison – November 2017

We’ve heard about great Reformation 500 celebrations all over the country so we’re excited to share some of those with you.

Life Together with President Harrison – October 2017

This month’s Life Together News Digest focuses on 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

Life Together with President Harrison – September 2017

This month’s Life Together News Digest focuses on the Synod’s initial response to Hurricane Irma and the sustained response to Harvey.

Texas disaster relief involves teamwork, partnerships, kindness

Disaster-response planning continues among LCMS Disaster Response, LCMS Texas District responders and partner organizations as Hurricane Harvey relief operations switch gears toward long-term recovery.

Reporter Insert: Preach the Word program assists LCMS pastors in preaching

A Supplement to the Reporter highlights the Preach the Word program, which is designed to assist the pastors of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod as they proclaim the saving Gospel of Jesus Christ to their congregations and communities.

LCMS President Harrison: Synod at work with Texas District toward Hurricane Harvey relief

An army of LCMS people — national and district, professional and lay, staff and volunteer — will be coming alongside our afflicted brothers and sisters in Christ in southeastern Texas.

A Prayer for Peace in Our Nation

O Lord, grant justice in Your left-hand kingdom, especially in the governments of this nation and of all the earth. Correct wrong. Punish and thwart evil, and especially racist evil.

Life Together with President Harrison – August 2017

Looking for ways to joyfully share the Gospel in a “real world” context? Want to virtually tour historic Reformation sites or hear more about mission work in Santo Domingo? President Harrison shares this and much more in this month’s Life Together News Digest.

Rejoicing to confess

The Lutheran Confessions give us a firm place to stand as we consider the world in all its complexity.

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.

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.