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LCMS Concordia University System

The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod engages students of diverse ages and cultures in a quality, Christ-centered, value-oriented Lutheran higher education system that is national in scope and reputation. It serves over 28,000 students with 1762 of them enrolled in programs that provide church workers including teachers, pastors, directors of Christian education, and deaconesses. It has 160 undergraduate majors, and 60 graduate majors and is a quality education system in a Christian atmosphere. It also provides over $100 million in financial aid to students, $19 million of that for those who embark on church vocations. The Concordia College and University campuses are in Portland Oregon; Irvine, Ca; St. Paul, Minn; Mequon, Wisc; Seward, Nebraska; Austin, Texas; Ann Arbor, Michigan; River Forest, Illinois; Selma, Alabama; and Bronxville, New York and seminaries are in Fort Wayne, Indiana and St. Louis, Missouri.


Portals of Prayer

Concordia Publishing House also has numerous resources including the ever-popular Portals of Prayer at
Since 1937, Portals of Prayer has been a favorite of readers who appreciate to-the-point devotions. Pocket-sized for easy carrying, Portals of Prayer is a timeless favorite source of strength and comfort. Each devotion features a Bible reading, meditation, and prayer in an easy-to-read format.


EngageLutherans Engage

Lutherans Engage is the official magazine of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. It is available on the web and in tablet/mobile form by subscription. It has thought provoking articles and Bible education and is highly regarded as a resource for all Christians and Lutherans in particular. See


Lutheran Hour Ministry

Lutheran Hour Ministries is a Christian outreach ministry supporting churches worldwide. LHM produces Christian radio and TV programming for broadcast, as well as internet and print communications, dramas, music, and outreach materials to reach people in the United States and more than 30 other countries. Lutheran Hour's flagship program airs weekly on 1300 stations and the American Forces Network and is available locally to members and friends of St. Matthew at 1450 KVML on Sunday mornings at 7:30. This service is provided through the generous donations of members and is always in need of contributions. If you wish to contribute, please contact the church office or give at church on Sunday with a note that it is for the Lutheran Hour. CD's of prior broadcasts are available to church out from the church library.