As fall rolls around, many students from our Synod’s seminaries
and universities are heading out into the field for the first time.
Third-year seminarians are starting vicarages, where they will gain
valuable experience that will shape their future service to the church. Meanwhile, in Latin America, three new pastors and 12 new deaconesses will serve in locations throughout the region after graduating in May from Concordia the Reformer Seminary and Mercy Center in the Dominican Republic. The Fall 2022 issue shares these stories and more, giving a glimpse of how God is at work around the world.
- Fostering a Lutheran Identity in Latin America
Church leaders from throughout the region gather in the Dominican Republic to celebrate the graduation of 15 church workers and to learn about a new Spanish-language hymnal.
- ‘Immerse Without Drowning’
The importance of vicarage on pastoral formation.
- Hope for the Future
A collaboration between the LCMS and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kenya supports the education and Christian formation of young people in need, from primary school to college.
- Walking Side by Side in Christ
At a recent convention, the LCMS and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brazil celebrated their shared history and solidified plans for future collaboration.