Resource Documents

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The Parish Paper (7/2017)

How Can We Help Immigrants?

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The Parish Paper (6/2017)

Ministry in the Midst of Tragedy

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The Parish Paper (5/2017)

Financing the Local Church: What Does It Cost?

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The Parish Paper (4/2017)

Small Is Big Again: Reclaiming Small Church Ministry

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The Parish Paper (3/2017)

Guide to Good Governance

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The Parish Paper (2/2017)

How Do Congregations Respond to Interfaith Couples?

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The Parish Paper (1/2017)

Conquering the Cutback Syndrome

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Protecting Your Ministry (From Sexual Orientation Gender Identity Lawsuits)

Synod provides legal guide amid increased intrusions

Attached is a booklet which is the result of a collaborative partnership between the LCMS and Alliance Defending Freedom. "Protecting Your Ministry (From Sexual Orientation Gender Identity Lawsuits)" is a legal guide for LCMS congregations, schools and ministries. Please read through this entire booklet carefully to understand the full scope of the issues and how you can protect various ministries.

Nomination Form for Doctor of Divinity

Download form to your computer or fill out and print. Return to Bishop Hardy by May 10, 2016.