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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.

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.