Videos

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Deploying the Young Adult Corps in Urban Mission’

Julianna Shults, a director of Christian education and program manager for the LCMS Lutheran Young Adult Corps, shares how the program’s long-term deployed volunteers benefit urban mission.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Mental Health and Its Impact on the City’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Ms. Laura Hofman and Rev. Dr. Dennis Goff presented a free webinar on “Mental Health and Its Impact on the City.”

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Understanding Social Issues in the Urban Setting’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. Larry Vogel presented a free webinar on “Understanding Social Issues in the Urban Setting.”

Life Together with President Harrison – June 2019

In the Life Together News Digest for June 2019, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison points to 1 John 4 as a reminder that God’s perfect love casts out fear.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Community Development and Mission’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Nicole Ridley and Fred Kimbrough of LCMS National Housing Support Corporation presented a webinar on “Community Development and Mission.”

Life Together with President Harrison – May 2019

LCMS President Matthew Harrison encourages us to thank God for 172 years as The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, 60 years of blessings through the Director of Christian Education program, 100 years of deaconesses serving the Synod and 125 years of LCMS international mission work.

Life Together with President Harrison – April 2019

In the April 2019 edition of Life Together, LCMS President Matthew Harrison highlights a new initiative in the LCMS Office of National Mission called “Making Disciples for Life.”

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Insights on Black Ministry’

During a webinar on “Insights on Black Ministry,” the Rev. Dr. Roosevelt Gray shared ways to establish and grow ministry to African-Americans in your community, and he addressed unique challenges such as racism, poverty, discrimination, and family structure.

Life Together with President Harrison – March 2019

President Harrison reminds us we have a treasure in the church called The Litany, a beautiful prayer that helps us to pray for that which we might not otherwise remember.

Life Together with President Harrison – February 2019

Who do you know that might make a great pastor, deaconess, teacher, parish musician or director of Christian education? In the February 2019 “Life Together News Digest,” LCMS President Matthew Harrison talks with a fellow pastor in Florida who regularly prays for and encourages young people to serve as church workers.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Mission & Theology of the City’

In the first installment of LCMS Urban & Inner City Mission webinars, Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Pulse describes his journey into urban mission and helps to answer the question, “Why does God care about the city, and why should the Body of Christ?”

Life Together with President Harrison – January 2019

In the January 2019 “Life Together News Digest,” LCMS President Matthew Harrison discusses how we — the Body of Christ — can walk together with vitality at the local gym, in our churches, throughout the Synod and among the people of this world.

Life Together with President Harrison – December 2018

In the December 2018 “Life Together News Digest,” LCMS President Matthew Harrison prays that God’s peace reign over your Christmas celebrations as you gather around Word and Sacrament with family and friends.

Video series — ‘The Pastor’s Life of Prayer’

The Rev. Dr. James A. Baneck, executive director of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education, and his wife, Myrna, discuss the pastor’s life of prayer in a video series.

Life Together with President Harrison – November 2018

In the November 2018 “Life Together News Digest,” LCMS President Matthew Harrison highlights what being part of the “priesthood of all believers” means for your life and relationships.

Life Together with President Harrison – October 2018

LCMS President Matthew Harrison reminds us in October’s Life Together News Digest of the gift we’ve been given in our pastors, and Harrison shows how we can respond joyfully in return for these faithful servants during Pastor Appreciation Month.