The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod


With President Harrison

March 2016

Update from President Harrison
A March 2016 update from President Harrison. View video
This is What Mercy Looks Like

This Is What Mercy Looks Like

While providing for the least of these — whether they are in the midst of disaster, fleeing persecution or experiencing a crisis pregnancy — mercy is at the heart of everything we do. View video

Photo of the Month

Photo of the Month 

The Rev. Wally Arp, senior pastor of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Oviedo, Fla., prepares for worship on Sunday, March 6, 2016. View gallery

iconFeature KFUO Radio Interviews

Listen to interview: What is the two kingdoms doctrine, and how should a Christian participate in secular government?

Listen to interview: What happens to the Supreme Court following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia?

Leaders discuss religious freedom

Lutheran, Anglican leaders discuss religious freedom

From: Reporter Online
The Feb. 8 Faith and Freedom Forum at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, featured presidents of Lutheran Church—Canada, the Anglican Church in North America and the LCMS. Read more

Lutheran Witness Article

Media & culture

From: The Lutheran Witness
The Rev. David Rufner offers a commentary on media fear-mongering and how the timeless Word of God soothes the anxious mind. Read more

Christ’s Care for Children’s

Mercy Medical Teams: Balm for the body, encouragement for the soul

From: Lutherans Engage the World
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod sends Mercy Medical Teams — comprised of medical personnel, clergy and hardworking laypeople from the United States — to provide medical care to people living in remote areas of the world. Read more

Leader Blog Article

Chicken, college and the First Amendment

From: Leader Blog
Where’s the outcry? Why aren’t we meeting outside of city halls and universities holding our own protests? Why aren’t we calling and writing our senators and representatives and demanding that this be stopped? Read more

Journal of Lutheran Mission

President Harrison provides a Lutheran view of church and state

From: Office of the President
This letter provides a distinctly Lutheran view on what can be a touchy topic for Lutherans — especially in 2016. Read more

icon Feature Resources

Health Ministry offers online parish-nursing course

The church is for EVERYONE

Deaconess resources now available in Spanish

Worldwide Mercy — March 2016: Read about the many forms of mercy, and find a list of free resources that are available for your use.

icon Upcoming Events

‘More Than Giving’ Insight Conference
   April 8-9, in Kansas City, Kan.

Emergency Services Chaplaincy Conference
   April 18-19, in Buffalo, Minn.

‘Specialized Pastoral Ministry in a World that Challenges’ Conference
   April 19-21, in Buffalo, Minn.

Webinar: Welcoming Your New Pastor
   April 21 from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Central time

Ambassadors of Reconciliation sets 2016 conference
   May 5-7, in Charlotte, N.C.

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LCMS Notices

Read notices about districts, convention matters, colloquies, reinstatements, positions, obituaries and more.

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