Recognized Service Organizations (RSOs)

Bethesda Auxiliary offering scholarships for seminarians, college students

Ten scholarships totaling $30,000 are available for individuals who plan to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Crisis in Venezuela: Resting in God while hoping for change

As the country of Venezuela contends with supply shortages and unrest, the LCMS is trying to help.

Register for church interpreter training by May 24

The training, set for June 13–16 at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., is open to students of all levels.

Campus clips – People, projects and lists

News from LCMS colleges and seminaries.

Nebraska, other states face historic flooding

On Thursday, March 21, Synod representatives will visit Nebraska to conduct an assessment of damage with the district president and other officials.

Registration open for 2019 Rural & Small Town Mission Conference

The conference is set for Nov. 14–16 in Minneapolis.

Bethesda to celebrate National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in March

The month is an opportunity to support individuals with developmental disabilities, to spread awareness about the progress that has been made, and to reflect on what more can be done.

Recognized Service Organizations – First Quarter 2019 Newsletter

Lutheran Indian Ministries, based in Brookfield, Wis., seeks to help Native American communities and families heal from generational trauma through its Bible-based healing ministry.

February ‘Witness’ asks, ‘Who is my neighbor?’

The issue explores how Lutherans show God’s love by working to meet the physical and spiritual needs of those around them.

RSO update (Sept. 2018-Dec. 2018)

A listing of new LCMS Recognized Service Organizations (RSOs), those whose RSO status has been renewed and those whose RSO status has been removed.

Lutheran Braille Workers seeks volunteers

Volunteers at some 160 ministry centers across the United States produce Christian materials in multiple languages for distribution in more than 130 countries.

Lutheran Federal Credit Union announces winners of Volunteer Leadership Award

The new award recognizes and thanks remarkable volunteers.

BOD continues on path toward best corporate stewardship

At its November meeting, the Board heard from its chairman about efforts to increase the efficiencies of corporate Synod so the church can use the savings on its “core competencies.” 

LFL sponsors essay contest for elementary, high school students

The national winner in each of the two grade divisions will receive a $250 cash prize, plus free registration and lodging for a Lutherans For Life regional conference.

From the mission field – Mexico and India

This month’s column includes news from Mexico and India.

Rural & Small Town Mission conference a ‘joy’ for attendees

The conference brought in over 170 attendees from 22 states and Canada, including pastors, lay leaders, and district and Synod workers.