The 68th Regular Convention

LCMS National Convention

July 29–Aug. 3, 2023   •   Milwaukee – Wisconsin Center

Join us in Milwaukee in 2023

We are excited to announce information regarding the 68th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, which will be held at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee.

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Key dates

  • Floor Committee Weekend: June 9–June 12, 2023, St. Louis
  • Convention Dates: July 29–Aug. 3, 2023
  • Pre-Convention Floor Committee Meetings: July 28 (Friday) afternoon
  • Floor Comm. Open Hearings: July 29 (Saturday) 8 a.m.–12 p.m.
  • Delegate Orientation: July 29 (Saturday) 1:30 p.m.
  • Opening Worship: July 29 (Saturday) 7 p.m.
  • Convention Close: Aug. 3 (Thursday) 12 p.m.
  • Installation of New Officers: Sept. 16, St. Louis

Official Notices & News

Official Notices and news regarding the 68th Regular Convention of the LCMS will be published throughout the triennium.

Emphases and Priorities

Ideas and Guidance 2019-2022 Triennium — This resource is offered to help pastors, congregations and circuit visitors prepare for the pending cycle of district conventions. This is in partial fulfillment of LCMS 2019 Convention Resolution 4-04A.

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LCMS Convention News

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BOD looks to 2023 and beyond
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Board of Directors met Aug. 25–26 in St. Louis,

LCEF art contest to mark Synod’s 175th
Winning entries will be displayed at the LCEF booth during the 68th Regular Convention of the LCMS, set for July 29–Aug. 3, 2023...

Lecakes re-elected in Atlantic District
The LCMS Atlantic District held its 61st convention July 22–23 in Albany, N.Y.

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