Recognized Service Organizations (RSOs)

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.

‘God is good’: Lutherans bear Christ’s mercy after Taylorville tornado

On Dec. 8, volunteers from the LCMS Central Illinois District, Lutheran Early Response Team and Lutheran Church Charities joined the cleanup effort in Taylorville, Ill., following an EF-3 tornado that struck the area on Dec. 1.

Lutherans For Life celebrates 40th anniversary at annual conference

The theme of the conference, held Oct. 12-13 in St. Louis, was “From Age to Age the Same,” a paraphrase of Is. 46:4.

Recognized Service Organizations – Fourth Quarter 2018 Newsletter

The LCMS Recognized Service Organizations newsletter for Fourth Quarter 2018 features Concordia Lutheran Ministries (CLM) in Cabot, Penn.

‘Gospel-driven’ approach to character formation helps students find identity in Christ

The Bible forms the basis of the Christian Character Formation Project, which focuses on developing seven key virtues.