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The Rev. Bart Day, executive director of the LCMS Office of National Mission, will begin serving Sept. 1 as president and CEO of Lutheran Church Extension Fund. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

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.

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‘Now is the time’ for Gambia mission

Native Gambian Rev. Dr. John Loum is called to part-time missionary service in a partnership between the Synod and Concordia Seminary.

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Attendees at last year’s Chinese Seminar on Holy Scripture and Luther’s Small Catechism listen to one of the featured speakers. This year’s seminar sponsored by the Evangelical Lutheran Mission Society for the Chinese is planned for Aug. 4-7 at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind. (Michael Paul)

Chinese mission society announces Aug. 4-7 seminar

The Evangelical Lutheran Mission Society for the Chinese will hold its Fourth Annual Chinese Seminar on Holy Scripture and Luther’s Small Catechism in Fort Wayne, Ind.

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The Rev. Dr. Peter Nafzger, assistant professor of Practical Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, leads a workshop on confirmation in May at Camp Okoboji in Milford, Iowa. Both LCMS seminaries are offering faculty-led summer workshops in various locations nationwide. (Camp Okoboji)

Seminaries offer summer workshops

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., are offering faculty-led summer workshops in various locations nationwide.

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Concordia Seminary releases book on Luther’s writings

“The Way of Concord: From Historic Text to Contemporary Witness” by the Rev. Dr. Robert Kolb, at right, is intended to deepen understanding of “The Book of Concord.”

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Joshua Vogel, center, and his wife, Pamela, learn about Joshua’s vicarage assignment to Concordia Lutheran Church in Cresbard, S.D., from LCMS South Dakota District President Rev. Scott Sailer, right, on “Call Day” (April 26) at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Holding the umbrella is Sailer’s wife, Sarah. The LCMS Council of Presidents placed 116 pastoral candidates and assigned 85 vicars throughout the Synod when it met April 22-25 in Fort Wayne, Ind. (Sid Hastings/Concordia Seminary, St. Louis)

‘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.

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