How much do you know about The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS)? The “Life Together as Synod” video series is designed to help improve your knowledge on the subject. These short videos take a look at LCMS history; the church’s structure and governing documents; its boards, entities and institutions; how a rostered worker is called; and everything in between.
Whether you are a new Lutheran or a church worker with years of experience, you will learn something new about your Synod through this resource.
What does it mean to be part of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS)?
In this video, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), talks about the founding of the LCMS in 1847.
We are joined together as a Synod because of our common faith and doctrine, and we continue to promote our doctrinal clarity and unity in various ways.
LCMS Chief Mission Officer, the Rev. Kevin Robson, introduces and explains the first five objectives found in Article III of the Synod Constitution.
LCMS Chief Mission Officer, the Rev. Kevin Robson, introduces and explains the last five objectives found in Article III of the Synod Constitution.
LCMS Missouri District President Rev. Dr. R. Lee Hagan explains what it means to be a member of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.
LCMS Minnesota North District President Rev. Dr. Donald Fondow explains how congregations join together in circuits, districts and the Synod to promote the unity of the faith and carry out their mission and ministry.
LCMS Office of Pastoral Education Executive Director Rev. Dr. James Baneck describes the work of raising up future pastors and supporting those who are currently serving.
In this video, LCMS Third Vice-President Rev. Dr. Scott Murray explains what districts are and how they serve as “Synod in that place.”
In this video, the Rev. Justin A. Panzer, president of the LCMS Kansas District, explains the duties of a district president, which include serving as a representative of the Synod president in that place.