An Unchanging Message for a Changing World

Learn how the LCMS has worked to meet the challenges of proclaiming the Gospel in the 20th century and into the future through the use of new media, an expanding system of higher education, and outreach to all parts of society.

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From Saint Louis to the World

See how since its founding near Saint Louis the church’s mission work has expanded domestically and internationally.

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Growth of a Synod

Experience the growth of the LCMS in the 19th century as the young church organized under its first president, C. F. W. Walther, to reach immigrants with the Word of God.

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Colonists and Missionaries to America

Trace the travels of the Saxon immigrants and missionaries to the United States who helped form the Synod in 1847.

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Luther and the Reformation

Learn the origins of the Lutheran church in mid-16th-century Europe with exhibits illustrating the life of Martin Luther.

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Jan Hus: Reformer, Confessor, Martyr

An exhibit to honor the life of early church reformer, Jan Hus (c. 1373-1415), as told through text, images and quotes.  Also included in the exhibit are photographs of twelve Hus medals from CHI’s Reformation Coins and Medals collection. View Exhibit

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Pressed into Service by the Word of God

This exhibit uses coins, medals and books to showcase the rich history of the Reformation. The exhibit will be open until November 9, 2018

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