2023 LCMS Disaster Response Conference

LCMS International Center: St. Louis 1333 S. Kirkwood Road, St Louis, MO

The 2023 LCMS Disaster Response Conference — “Walking Together in Disaster Response” — will be held from 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6, to 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 8, at The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod International Center in St. Louis.

LCMS Pastoral Colloquy Meeting: September 2023

LCMS International Center: St. Louis 1333 S. Kirkwood Road, St Louis, MO

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Colloquy Committee for the Pastoral Ministry (CCPM) is scheduled to meet on September 7–8, 2023 in St. Louis.

‘Set Apart to Serve’ Resource Launch Town Hall

The LCMS will provide a brief overview of its church work recruitment program; introduce new resources to help congregations, schools and camps with raising up the next generation of church workers; and explain how to make SAS work in your congregation.

St. Michael’s Day

Easter — the Resurrection of Our Lord — will be celebrated on Sunday, April 9, 2023.

Church Worker Appreciation Month

Congregations and school communities are encouraged to use the month of October to demonstrate appreciation not only for their pastors, but for all workers in the parish and schools.

Reformation Day

On Oct. 31, 1517, Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses — the “Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences” — to the church door in a small city called Wittenberg, Germany. This ignited the Protestant Reformation, and thus the church officially commemorates this important anniversary on Oct. 31.

2023 Michigan March for Life

Michigan State Capitol 100 N. Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

The rally begins at the capitol at 11 a.m. Eastern time, and the march begins at noon. After the march, Hope Lutheran Church in nearby DeWitt, Mich., will host a pro-life presentation for the public.