July 28, 2021
REV. RONALD HALAMKA (Waxahachie, TX)
MRS. ALISON HAWKINS (Mid-South District Office)
REV. DONLEY HESSE (Emeritus, Mena, AR)
MICHELE LAYNE (Director, St. John Lutheran Child Care, Fayetteville, AR)
REV. NEIL VANDERBUSH (Chaplain*U.S. Army through the Board of International Missions)
Our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of:
REV. NORMAN GROTELUSCHEN (Emeritus, Germantown, TN) who was Called to Glory on July 23, 2021.
REV. JOEL KROGEN (Pastor, Hope Lutheran Church, Batesville, AR) who was Called to Glory on July 26, 2021.
MRS. KATHY MARTIN, mother of Pastor Brandon Martin, Salem Lutheran Ministries, Springdale, AR at her passing on July 27, 2021.
We pray for the ministry of Trinity HOPE as they manage in the aftermath of the death of Haitian President, Jovenel Moïse.
We pray for all those affected by COVID 19 and the continuing work to distribute the vaccine.
CONGREGATIONS, SCHOOLS AND WORKERS TO PRAY FOR THIS WEEK
Lafe, AR – St. John’s Lutheran Church —Rev. A.J. Neugebauer & Rev. Kirk Neugebauer – Pastors
Chattanooga, TN – Cross of Christ Lutheran Church —Rev. Barry Hildebrandt – Pastor
Thompson’s Station, TN – Faith Lutheran Church —Rev. Curt Hoover – Pastor
Knoxville, TN – First Lutheran Preschool —Ms. Shirley Eimmerman – Director
Emeritus Pastor —Rev. Dean Clausing – Benton, AR
Indiana District – LCMS —Rev. Dr. Daniel Brege – President
ACCEPTED: Rev. Morgan Hamilton, Assistant Pastor, Peace Lutheran Church, Hurst, TX has accepted the Call to serve as Pastor to Christ Lutheran Church, Little Rock, AR. Installation planned for August 1, 2021 at 3:00PM
VACANT CONGREGATIONS & MINISTRIES
Mid-South District – Executive Director for Mission and Ministry
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Memphis, TN – Pastor
Trinity Lutheran Church, Columbia, TN – Pastor
Zion of Avilla Lutheran Church, Alexander, AR – Pastor
PENDING: Natalie Marie Bahr, candidate, Concordia, Austin, TX has been issued a call by First Lutheran Church & School, Knoxville, TN to serve as Middle School Teacher & Athletic Director.
Pamela D. Chatham, candidate, Concordia, Irvine, CA has been issued a call by Christ Lutheran Church & School, Little Rock, AR to serve as 7th & 8th grade Teacher.
DECLINED: Sharon Anne Nesman, teacher at Grace Lutheran Church, St. Petersburg, FL has returned the call by First Lutheran Church & School, Knoxville, TN to serve as Teacher & Athletic Director.
IN THE CALLING PROCESS – COMMISSIONED MINISTERS
Belvoir Christian Academy, Chattanooga, TN – Teachers
Christ Lutheran School, Little Rock, AR – Teacher for part time to service 3rd Grade
First Lutheran School, Knoxville, TN – Teachers for middle school **A Call has been issued
First Lutheran School, Fort Smith, AR- Early Childhood Lead Teacher
St. John’s Lutheran School, Stuttgart, AR – Teacher for lower grade
Zion Lutheran Church of Avilla, Alexander, AR – Director of Parish Music