Restoration Lutheran Church Holds Preview Service for Fayetteville Community After many months of praying and planning, the first worship service of Restoration Lutheran Church was held on Sunday, October 28 in Fayetteville, AR. Pastor JD Zischke and over 50 people gathered for the event at a local business that is generously donating the use of […]
Restoration Lutheran Church Announcement
After several months of searching for a worship space, Pastor JD Zischke is pleased to share that Restoration Lutheran Church has a home—for now, at least. Fayetteville-based market research firm Field Agent has graciously offered the use of its home office building for the worship services of Restoration Lutheran Church. Pastor Zischke explained that the […]
Service in Mission
Webster’s Dictionary defines MISSION as, “A noun; an allotted, self-imposed duty or task; a calling.” It means something or someone is moving from one location to another for a specific purpose. Jesus says, “As the Father sent Me, I am sending you.” (John 20:21) So, what is our mission? What are YOU being sent to […]
Support for Restoration Lutheran Church
Northwest Arkansas Shows Amazing Support for Restoration Lutheran Church On Sunday, May 20, 2018, nearly 200 people from the Northwest Arkansas area came together at a banquet in support of Restoration Lutheran Church—a new ministry in the Fayetteville area, led by Pastor JD Zischke. After an inspiring line-up of speakers that included Rev. Dr. […]
Rev. JD Zischke presenting his plans for a church plant in Northwest Arkansas. There were 40 people from seven different Fayetteville circuit congregations. Rev. Zischke began his work in July 2017.
The Point celebrates
The Point, Knoxville joyfully celebrated the installation of Pastor Adam Woldt on July 9th. This church planted by Pastor Matt Peoples seven years ago, meets in a movie theater and seeks “to connect with the disconnected.” Pastor Greg Bearss preached at the service with over 200 in attendance, and Pastor Stephen Skov officiated in the […]
A Bit of History – Then and Now – A New Chapter
At the 19th Regular Convention of the Mid-South District, Rev. Norman Groteluschen, President Emeritus, shared a brief address with the delegation. What follows is an “expanded version” of his address in which he discusses both the history and future of the church – and the critical role of Church Planting for both. Church Multiplication […]
Bible Study in East Tennessee Leads to Mid-South’s Newest LCMS Congregation
The Mid-South District is pleased to welcome the newest LCMS congregation to the district family. Chapel of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Sharps Chapel, TN began formal worship in late May of this year at the town’s Senior Center. Rev. Paul Kritsch leads the services, with faithful assistance from wife, Dorothy. Just a year […]
Backpacks are passed out. What a great morning blessing so many backpacks to remind our Point students that Jesus goes with them everywhere! Recent Church Plants within our District have seen remarkable growth, with two of these ministries receiving the Lutheran Church Extension Fund’s prestigious Leitz Mission Award in recognition of mission excellence. Knoxville, TN […]
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