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Total number of congregations: 819
US Congregations: 713
States Represented: 40
US Territories Represented: 2
Countries Represented: 12

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LCMC Staff Welcomes Photo Submissions for 2014 Annual Gathering Book

By Kristy Thomas

How has your congregation been "in Mission for Christ" over the past year?  Whether you've organized a creative fundraiser to help raise money for our meal packaging project, traveled abroad on a mission trip, or put together a program to help reach out to the people in your very own community, we want to hear about it!   For the next several weeks, our staff is inviting all "LCMC-ers" to send us photos of themselves (or fellow ... More

LCMC 403(b) Retirement Plan Update

By LCMC

The Retirement Plan has added new Roth provisions as well as 2 new investment fund options.   Roth Provisions:  Roth After-Tax Contributions:  Participants may contribute Roth after-tax contributions to their plan account.  With Roth contributions, the dollars going into the plan have already been taxed, thus, no tax when withdrawn at retirement. Earnings of Roth contributions are tax-free when withdrawn at retirement ... More

Register Now for LCMC's 14th Annual Gathering!

By Mark Vander Tuig

What do we say and how do we respond?  These are the questions that often face Christians and Lutherans in 2014 right here in America.  We are now living in a “post-denominational era”; the way we used to do church is no longer working.  Times have changed and we now need to be able to defend, explain and affirm our faith in Christ alone.  We have been given a great heritage of faith and theology through the ... More

LCMC Hosts Fall Retreat for Seminary Students

By April Dietz & Kristy Thomas

LCMC will be hosting a three day Seminarian Retreat from October 3-5, 2014 at Riverside Bible Camp in Story City, IA. Throughout the weekend, seminarians will have the chance to meet fellow seminarians in LCMC; ask questions about seminary, LCMC, first call, and pastoral family life; gain wisdom and advice from a few pastors who have been there; build relationships with your future colleagues in More