The official newspaper of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
  1. Coronavirus stimulus includes ‘Paycheck Protection Program’ to assist small businesses, including religious nonprofits

    On April 2, the U.S. Small Business Administration confirmed that tax-exempt nonprofits such as churches are eligible to apply.
  2. Lutheran Church Extension Fund partners with Synod to assist church workers during pandemic

    As part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the LCMS will use Soldiers of the Cross as one means to continue to assist LCMS church workers and their families. 
  3. St. Louis-area Lutherans ‘March on the Arch’

    The event, organized by the Coalition for Life–St. Louis, saw its largest turnout ever in 2020.
  4. Obituary: Rev. Dr. Herbert C. Mueller Jr., former LCMS first vice-president

    The Rev. Dr. Herbert C. Mueller Jr. died March 21.
  5. ‘We tremble not, we fear no ill’: As COVID-19 spreads, the Word of God remains

    To abide by social distancing guidelines, many LCMS churches are offering online-only services.