At each district convention, delegates vote to approve salary guidelines and schedules for the coming triennium for both ordained and commissioned workers. They also include recommendations for benefits, housing, continuing education, vacation, and many others.
Below you will find two policy templates approved and recommended by the Iowa District East – LCMS Board of Directors for use by district congregations. The language of these Building Use and Wedding policies has been reviewed by our attorneys and it is not recommended that it should be changed.
For resources on Lutheran worship including prayers, lectionary readings, church music, the church year calendar, and much more, please see the LCMS website.
If you are looking to establish a new position or to update your existing position descriptions at your congregation, school, or ministry, please refer to these position description guides published by the LCMS.
Available from the LCMS and lcms.org are items regarding administration for your church, school, or ministry. Direction can be found for human resources, legal issues, finances, constitution and bylaw matters, safety, and many more.