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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.

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.

Grieving with Hope

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

‘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.

‘Boards and Business’ — Council of Presidents

At its April 22-25 meeting, the council hears reports and conducts business including the placement of pastoral candidates and assignment of vicars throughout the Synod.

Life Together with President Harrison – May 2017

Blessed Eastertide to all. Christ is risen, he is risen indeed! LCMS volunteers have been working hard to help with flood relief. Decades of mission work is bearing fruit in Togo. We’ve got articles on baptism, marriage and much more in the Digest this month.

KFUO’s ‘Sharathon’ set for April 20-22

The Synod’s worldwide radio station is asking listeners for support during its annual fundraiser.

Life Together with President Harrison – April 2017

This edition of Life Together highlights many areas of prayer and trial for the LCMS.

Worship institute online registration opens

LCMS Worship’s 2017 Institute on Liturgy, Preaching and Church Music is set for July 25-28 at Concordia University Chicago in River Forest, Ill.

LCMS Disaster Response Conference set for Sept. 26-28

The conference will provide opportunities to learn from those who have experienced disaster around the world.

Life Together with President Harrison – March 2017

Blessed Lententide to all of you! There are many challenges facing us right now, but it’s also true that we are richly blessed as we look forward to Easter.

LCMS President Harrison comments after ruling in Judge Neely case

Wyoming Supreme Court censures local judge for her faith-based marriage view but allows her to remain municipal court judge.

Reversing the LCMS membership decline: not just by having more children

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison comments on two major demographic studies about the Synod.

BIM appoints missionaries for service

Two career missionaries will be based in the Gambia and Belize, and seven “GEO” missionaries will serve for up to two years in Eurasia, Asia and Latin America.

Luther movie premieres

More than 1,500 people watch “Martin Luther: The Idea That Changed the World” at premieres in Houston, Milwaukee, St. Louis and Fort Wayne, Ind.

Life Together with President Harrison – February 2017

This month, President Harrison highlights the Synod’s missionaries and talks about his experience at the recent March for Life in Washington, D.C.