Engage Stories

We Are All Shut-ins (for) Now

Like pastors across the country, the Rev. John Zimmerman and his flock have adjusted to the realities of the coronavirus pandemic and eagerly await a return to in-person fellowship.

The Church of Today and Tomorrow

For 40 years, Lutheran Youth Fellowship has raised up strong leaders for the church.

Extraordinary Measures in Extraordinary Times

The Synod’s missionaries serve in new and changing ways amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Clinging to God’s Certain Promises

We waver, we flinch, we doubt, we’re frightened. Is God’s promise — His hope — lost in the middle of pandemic and pandemonium? Never.

Serving Soldiers Even During a Pandemic

At home and abroad, the LCMS’ 200 military chaplains bring the Gospel to military members in all circumstances.

Grants Aid African Churches in Stemming the Spread of COVID-19

Churches in 14 countries benefited from your donations, through grants for education and handwashing facilities.

Assisting Church Workers Impacted by the Pandemic

Across the Synod, 334 workers had received a Soldiers of the Cross—Amplified grant as of May 31, 2020.

Q&A with Chaplain Steven Hokana

Hokana discusses Christ’s hope and help for those with PTSD.

A Kingdom Not Shaken

The Synod’s missionaries provide a message of hope even as the ground continues to tremble in Puerto Rico.

United in the Mission of the Church

Meet three of the Synod’s missionaries who are serving in the Czech Republic, Papua New Guinea and Kenya.

Standing Before the Throne

Memorial Lutheran Church is located in the most ethnically diverse metropolitan area of the United States, and the congregation’s doors are wide open with the Gospel.

Promoting Physical and Spiritual Health in Peru

A Mercy Medical Team traveled to Lima, Peru, in February to assist Lutheran pastors as they connect with the community.

Q&A with Chaplain James Buckman

Chaplain James Buckman talks about his deployment in Antarctica.

Top ↑