Vaccine Mandate

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Resources to help LCMS pastors and members understand the current government order


This COVID pandemic has challenged the world, us as Christians individually and corporately as a Synod. Jesus’ words on the night of His betrayal are ever true: “I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world” (John 16:33).


Update

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison updates the church about COVID vaccines after mandate announcement.

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Fact sheet

The Synod offers facts and considerations to inform members about the COVID vaccines.

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Q&A

The LCMS answers questions about the vaccine mandate and potential religious accommodations.

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These articles are not necessarily referencing the same medical research utilized for vaccine development.



Alliance Defending Freedom

Alliance Defending Freedom is looking into legal options after the Biden Administration announced a COVID-19 vaccine mandate. ADF offers resources to help religious organizations, congregations, and individuals understand the current law as it relates to religious objections to vaccine mandates.

Visit adflegal.org

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