lutheran church-missouri synod, social ministry, pastor, synodical programs, welfare, buenger, children, st. louis, institutions, agencies, hospital, orphanage
Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep
Organized social ministry in The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, officially begun in 1950 by the creation of a synodical Board of Social Welfare, is in 1968 actually in its centennial year. While it is striving to discover newer and better ways to reach troubled people and in this sense may be rebelling against the past to a certain degree, it is by no means willing to ignore the foundations and activities of the past, which have abundantly demonstrated that faith has been at work within our churches in deeds of love.
History of Christianity
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
Weber, Leslie F.
"One Hundred Years of Social Ministry-Now What?,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 39, Article 74.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol39/iss1/74