National Work

From Field to Field

Whether in Mexico or New Orleans, the Rev. Andrew Schlund continues to preach the Word and administer the Sacraments to his flock.

Q&A with Deaconess Tiffany Manor, Director of LCMS Life Ministry

Since becoming a deaconess in 2012, Tiffany Manor has served in a variety of ways. Now, she’s speaking up for the most vulnerable as director of LCMS Life Ministry.

The ‘Constant Job’ of Caring

From South Carolina to Alaska, deaconesses support their churches or organizations by caring for the physical and spiritual needs of others.

Synod Launches ‘Set Apart to Serve’ Initiative

The LCMS Office of Pastoral Education seeks to encourage the formation of future church workers across the Synod, in every congregation, school and home.

Huddled in Houston

Youth workers and youth gathered in Houston in July for a joint National21 and YouthLead conference.

Called Up to Serve

In a Wisconsin congregation, a pastor and his people prepare for a year of separation due to a military deployment.

Pandemics Don’t Stop Disasters — or the Church’s Response

Natural disasters were not slowed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and neither was the work of LCMS World Relief and Human Care Disaster Response.

Q&A with the Rev. Scot Kerns, Montana State Representative

Pastor, Air Force chaplain and now member of the Montana House of Representatives. The Rev. Scot Kerns has worn many hats since graduating from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, in 2013.

Christ’s Gifts Freely Given

A Lutheran congregation in Texas continues to minister to members on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.

In the Good Shepherd’s Fold

At The Shepherd’s Hand Community Outreach Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., Lutherans reach out to the community with human care and the Gospel.

Whenever and Wherever

God is sending workers into His harvest fields through the Livonian Lutheran Project, an online program based in Latvia that provides theological education in English.

Preach It

Two pastors are honing their preaching skills through PALS, Preach the Word and their growing friendship.

Sinners Who Need the Word of God

Campus ministries in Champaign, Ill., and Ypsilanti, Mich., provide what is most essential for college students and those in their community: the Word and Sacraments.

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