Seminary

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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Students of the Church Interpreter Training Institute (CITI) practice “signing” a worship service to make it easier for deaf members to follow along. Lutheran Friends of the Deaf, Mill Neck, N.Y., and Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., are presenting a CITI intensive workshop June 25-July 3 to help church interpreters improve their skills. (Lutheran Friends of the Deaf, Mill Neck, N.Y.)

Seminary to host deaf-ministry Church Interpreter Training

The workshop — June 25 to July 3 at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne — is designed to improve the skills of deaf-ministry interpreters in church settings.

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An exterior view of the new disaster-response/mercy center on the outskirts of Santiago.

Photo essay: One Foundation

A new addition to a multi-use building in Santiago, Dominican Republic, will now house a regional disaster-response/mercy center.

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Letters to the Editor (May 2017)

A letter-writer addresses what he calls “the coming train wreck.”

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Positions (January 2017)

Positions are available with the LCMS Michigan District, Lutheran Church Extension Fund and Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod colleges, universities and seminaries.

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COP tackles wide range of topics at November meeting

Topics discussed by the LCMS Council of Presidents include ecclesiastical supervision, calling pastors on candidate status, immigration and seminary concerns.

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