Ministry Resources

Church Worker Wellness

Whether you are a church worker or spouse — or someone who loves those who are called to serve — this comprehensive set of resources for Church Worker Wellness is provided for you by the LCMS.


Doxology, the Lutheran Center for Spiritual Care and Counsel, is a Recognized Service Organization of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod.  It is comprised of pastors, counselors and laity from various walks of life who are committed to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, especially as God gives it through the Holy Ministry.  DOXOLOGY offers an innovative program of advanced study retreats to strengthen pastors for the task of faithfully shepherding the souls entrusted to their care.

LCMS Disaster Response

LCMS Disaster Response is a ministry of presence, a presence rich with God’s mercy and Word of life. It serves the thousands of individuals and families all over the world who are suffering from loss in the wake of disasters like hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, fires and tornadoes. But it also provides an opportunity for the church to be visibly active in reaching out in mercy to serve the hurting and homeless with physical and spiritual care.