When our father first told us about a summer opportunity at a seminary in Fort Wayne, we weren’t even sure that we wanted to go. We were unsure that we wanted to spend some of our summer vacation learning in a classroom. If you don’t already know, the Christ Academy experience means a lot of […]
District News - Congregations
Our Redeemer, Ft. Smith The Rite of Installation was held for Rev. Dr. Richard Davenport on Sunday February 28, 2021 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Ft. Smith, AR.
Shepherd of the Hills, Crossville The installation of Rev. John L. Beabout was held on Sunday, February 7 at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Crossville, TN. Rev. Beabout joined SOTH earlier in 2020 and accepted the Call to assist in the growing congregation in Crossville.
In addition, another “20 under 40” honoree acknowledged Pastor Graves impact on his life.” Travis Wilson states, “My renewed faith has made an impact on mine and my families lives. I grew up in a Baptist Church and I was at church every Wednesday and Sunday. When I got out on my own I developed […]
January 2021 Update Furniture builder Tommy Aslinger, and his wife Pat, delivered the lectern, the first of the chancel furniture for our new church. Pat and Tommy are both members of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Wartburg, TN. The lectern, pulpit, altar, and communion rail have been donated by various donors. More steps taken by God’s […]
Life Sunday may be observed in your congregation on January 24, 2021. Again this year Lutherans For Life has set a theme and produced resources. The theme chosen is “From Indivisible to Indispensable!” based 1 Corinthians 12:22: “On the contrary, the parts of the body that seem to be weaker are indispensable.” Visit https://lutheransforlife.org/store-life-sunday-2021/ for […]
The installations of Rev. Michael Croom as Senior Pastor and Rev. Ricardo Granado as the Associate Pastor for Trinity Lutheran Church and Hispanic Ministries was held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Memphis on Sunday, November 29, 2020. Pastor Granado is from our sister synod in the Lutheran Church of Venezuela. He will be developing a […]
Right before Reformation Day 2020, Peace Lutheran Church, Conway, Arkansas had a reformation of its own. On October 28th the former sanctuary, which had stood on the corner of South Donaghey Avenue and Dave Ward Drive since 1966, was brought down to the ground, together with the former office building. In the summer of 2017, […]
CPS webinar took place Wednesday, November 11th. The Mid-South District remains committed to providing resources for congregations, as such we’ve asked Concordia Plans Services to share the options they have available for ministries in the area of healthcare, retirement, etc. as well as provide an opportunity for you to become knowledgeable about CPS so you […]
Avilla Christian Academy (a mission and ministry of Zion Lutheran Church of Avilla, Arkansas) is very thankful to our faithful supporters! Our school is blessed by the support of prayers and donations of so many. From donations, golf tournaments and fish fry events to sharing your time and talents with some of the classes– thank […]