Leadership Makes a Difference: Time for Change

Watch David Maier’s June 4th Town Hall Meeting

It’s vital for the 12,000 Synod President electors to hear from ALL of the candidates.  The Synod President uses official publications and videos to connect with voters. Synod must hear from the other candidates, too.  Thankfully, on June 4th Rev. Dr. David Maier was the guest at a video Town Hall where he discussed his hope for the future of the LCMS and answered live questions.

President Harrison Won the Election. Now He Must Work for Unity

Candidates for Office

Congregations Matter© is a movement of laypeople, congregations, pastors and other church workers within the LCMS trying to return our Synod to its historic polity of the national Synod supporting congregations in their work for the Kingdom.  Congregations are the Synod — and they matter. Because we believe this so strongly, in the coming days you will find names of men and women listed on these pages we believe you should consider for nomination and election by our Synod.  If we are to change our Synod for the better, it is time to change our leaders — either in name or in attitude and spirit. Why?  Because not everyone in our Synod believes and acts on our historic, Scriptural and Confessional stance that congregations truly matter — not Presidents, not Secretaries, not International Centers and national offices, not National or International Boards or Boards of Directors.  The LCMS is not a denomination with