School Ministry


School Ministry offers free ‘Schools Week’ resources

The free materials for the Jan. 22-28 celebration include a resource manual, a new hymn, a bulletin insert and posters.

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Two LCMS schools in spotlight for ‘Blue Ribbon’ honor

Immanuel Lutheran School, St. Charles, Mo., and St. Paul Lutheran School, Mount Prospect, Ill., are among those named “National Blue Ribbon Schools” for 2016.

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Almost 3,000 attend convocation launching LEA’s 75th anniversary

Lutheran Education Association’s 2016 convocation in Grand Rapids, Mich., draws Lutheran educators and education students from 37 states and 14 countries.

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Jud honored with first ‘School Shepherd’ award

The first National Lutheran School Accreditation “Lutheran School Shepherd” award goes to the Rev. Kevin Jud, senior pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hamilton, Ohio.

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Susan Longmire, principal of St. James Lutheran School in Shawano, Wis., gets a birthday hug in March from 3-year-old preschool students. Longmire will be honored in Washington, D.C., in October as one of the nation’s best elementary school principals. (Kim Klement)

Longmire is Synod’s 2016 ‘Distinguished Principal’

Susan Longmire, principal of St. James Lutheran School in Shawano, Wis., is chosen one of the nation’s best elementary-school principals.

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The Rev. Steve Schave (left), director of LCMS Church Planting and Urban & Inner-City Mission for the Synod, and the Rev. Micah Glenn visit last spring in Ferguson, Mo. Glenn has sinse been ordained and installed to serve as a new LCMS national missionary in Ferguson. At its Sept. 8-9 meeting, the Synod’s Board for National Minission heard reports of all 18 ministries in the Office of National Mission, including the one that Schave leads. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

Gospel’s centrality key to BNM’s work in new triennium

Meeting in St. Louis Sept. 8-9, the Synod’s Board for National Mission hears reports on all 18 ministries of the LCMS Office of National Mission.

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