Cheryl Magness
Cheryl Magness

Managing Editor of Reporter Online

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Cheryl Magness is managing editor of Reporter and Reporter Online and manager of LCMS News. She has written for a variety of publications, including The Federalist, Touchstone and The Lutheran Witness, and is a contributor to the book He Restores My Soul from Emmanuel Press. She has degrees in English and music and enjoys playing piano and spending time with her husband and three children.

Follow convention news wherever you are

Here are all the ways to stay informed about the 67th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, set for July 20–25 in Tampa, Fla.

Convention floor committees meet in St. Louis; first issue of ‘Today’s Business’ now available

Five more issues of ‘Today’s Business’ — containing the schedule for each day, substitute or revised resolutions, wording for proposed amendments, and other official announcements and information — will be published at the convention.

Call Day: Seminary students receive calls, learn placements

A total of 201 students received their first calls to pastoral and diaconal ministry and their assignments as vicars and deaconess interns during four services held on the two seminary campuses April 29–30 and May 1.

Volunteer for ‘Project Restore’ in Nebraska

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fremont, Neb., is seeking volunteers for the ongoing recovery effort, which is expected to take at least a year.

CTCR report looks at ‘Christians and Social Media’

The report seeks to consider how Christians can “best use — or, if necessary, avoid the use of — this technology to glorify our God and Savior, build up the Body of Christ and extend His kingdom in the world.”

Summer Servant Events still taking registrations

The events range in duration from a few days to several weeks and are open to a variety of ages.

Bethesda observes 115th anniversary, celebrates awareness month

Bethesda Lutheran Communities — an LCMS Recognized Service Organization — provides homes and other services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

‘Partners in Hope’: Schave speaks at D.C. seminar on addiction and joblessness

The event, held March 27-28, was hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the National League of Cities.

Stewardship devotional emphasizes ‘Simple Gifts’

The new resource from LCMS Stewardship Ministry is now available for free download.

Society of Creation to host conference at LCMS International Center

The conference will study various topics related to the age of Earth.

Synod issues grants for cyclone relief in Mozambique and Malawi

Tropical Cyclone Idai struck the eastern coast of South Africa on March 15, killing almost 1,000 people and damaging roads, crops and buildings.

My duplicate is dead

As the family sat down to open Christmas presents, their 7-year-old son began to cry: “Mommy! Mommy! My duplicate is dead!” What could it mean?

LCEF Kaleidoscope Fund proposals now being accepted

The deadline to submit proposals is May 31.

Bethesda Auxiliary offering scholarships for seminarians, college students

Ten scholarships totaling $30,000 are available for individuals who plan to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Crisis in Venezuela: Resting in God while hoping for change

As the country of Venezuela contends with supply shortages and unrest, the LCMS is trying to help.

Register for church interpreter training by May 24

The training, set for June 13–16 at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., is open to students of all levels.