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AED Administrative Procedure / Automatic External Defibrillator (PDF) Rev. 2/22/2018

Alliance Defending Freedom

ADF Religious Freedom Update (updated 10/13/2021)

ADF summary and FAQ’s about the relevant law (updated 8/20/2021)

ADF resource on COVID-19 mandates (Updated 8/17/2021)

The True Impact of the Equality Act – shares many of the implications of the bill (Updated 3/1/2021)

Equality Act PDF Resource (Updated 3/1/2021)

Letter to congregations (Updated 8/6/2020)


Church Administration (website) LCMS

Concordia Plan Services (website)

Congregation’s End-of-year Statistics 2020

How congregations should track attendance

LCMS Congregation Statistics – Field Definitions

Constitutions and Bylaws of Lutheran Congregations (PDF) LCMS Guidelines 2012

Federal Labor Law required posters (website)

Financial Aid Form Church Work Students (PDF) deadlines June 30, December 31


Group Purchasing Agreement for LCMS churches, schools (website)

Illinois on-line training concerning sexual harassment (Due December 31, 2020)

Marriage Policies for LCMS Member Congregations (PDF) LCMS 2016

Mileage Rate IRS 2022 (PDF)

Mileage Rate IRS July 1 2022 (PDF) (Updated 6/10/2022)

Protecting Your Ministry Legal Guidelines (PDF) LCMS 2016

RSO organizations in NID (page link)

Salary evaluation tools

A tool has been released by Concordia Plans to assist congregations and schools in evaluation of salary information based on their particular location. This is very useful. Here is the link below:

To access the LCMS School tool
To access the LCMS Church tool

Sales Tax on Ministry Fundraisers (PDF)

Social Media Guidelines for Writing Policies (PDF) NID sample

Taxes – 2018

Treasurers’ Manual (website) LCMS

Youth Gathering 2022 District information