March for Life 2013
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod will again participate in the January “March for Life” in Washington, D.C., providing information and insights from marching Lutherans through online coverage. The 40th annual march, which takes place Jan. 25, is expected to draw more than 250,000-plus participants. The event protests the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion in the United States. Since that decision, more than 50 million children have been aborted in the United States.
In conjunction with this year's national march, LCMS Life Ministries is holding the first-ever LCMS Life Conference, set for Jan. 25-26 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel, Arlington, Va. The conference title is "Lutherans and Pro-Life Advocacy — Good and Acceptable Service," based on 1 Tim. 2:1-4. January 14 is the registration deadline.
The pre-march LCMS divine worship service — open to all — will be held at the Hyatt Regency at 9 a.m., not Immanuel Lutheran Church as in years past due to the high number of anticipated worship and march participants.
Open to all, the conference will offer tips for individuals, groups and congregations on pro-life advocacy at the local, state and national levels and discuss theological motivation, encouragement and practical suggestions for becoming more active in the public arena.
March for Life video archives View Videos
- A Place of Refuge Ministries on KFUO - 02/04/2013
Learn more about A Place of Refuge Ministries, a network of volunteers who are committed to life and to caring for women facing crisis pregnancy in Wisconsin, in this World Lutheran News digest item on KFUO.
- LCMS Director of Life and Health Ministries Maggie Karner on KFUO - 01/26/2013
Maggie Karner, LCMS director of Life and Health Ministries, discusses the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade and the LCMS’ involvement in the “March for Life” and the first-ever Life Conference on KFUO Radio’s World Lutheran News Digest on Jan. 26, 2012.
NOTE: Karner's segment begins at 11 mins., 21 secs.
- KFUO Interviews Becky Rogness - 01/23/2013
Becky Rogness talks about her work as Communications Director for Indiana Right to Life, Communications Manager for Allen County Right to Life, and how Christians—especially Lutherans—can become involved in promoting and protecting the sanctity of life.
- KFUO Interviews Maggie Karner - 01/03/2013
Maggie Karner, director, LCMS Life Ministries, talked with the Rev. Randy Asburry on KFUO-AM’s “His Time Morning Show” about the first-ever LCMS Life Conference set for Jan. 25-26, 2013, in Washington, D.C., and Arlington, Va.
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