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Total number of congregations: 843
US Congregations: 726
States Represented: 40
US Territories Represented: 2
Countries Represented: 14
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Is the Holy Spirit Calling You to Be a Pastor? Start Here!

By Rev. Paul Owens

Is the Holy Spirit poking at you to consider being a pastor? Are you already attending seminary?  Do you know someone who would make a good pastor? It has always been important for the body of Christ to be connected... connected to Jesus and to one another. One of the most practical ways for LCMC seminarians to connect is to make sure that their name is on our list of seminarians. If you are an LCMC seminarian and would like to be on ... More

Congregation & Clergy Directory Update

By LCMC

We believe that keeping our members connected is an essential part of accomplishing what we need to do, and LCMC strives to keep our records as accurate and up-to-date as possible.  Take a moment to review your congregation profile and your clergy profile on our website.  If there are changes that need to be made, please click here to update your information.  There is a Statistical Update Form for Congregations and ... More

How Would Your Congregation Use $5,000?

By LCMC

To celebrate the anniversary of the Reformation, LCMC and Thrivent Financial will be awarding $5,000 grants to 15 LCMC congregations for use in planning a project to benefit their local community.  To apply, congregations must complete an online application, available at our website, which includes a short essay describing how the congregation would use a $5,000 grant.  The program begins January 1, 2015 and ends August 15, ... More

LCMC Workshops to Continue in 2015

By Mark Vander Tuig

2015.  I am looking forward to a great year together.  Steve Lien will continue to offer workshops on call committee coaching, Dan Clites will continue to offer workshops on the development of new ministries, and I will continue to offer workshops for congregational leadership.  One of the things that we hope to be is a resource to our congregations.  Other models for staffing in church bodies looks to do the work ... More