“Listen” is the theme for summer camp 2019 at Camp Trinity, the Lutheran Camp on Petit Jean Mountain, with Matthew 17:5 as the theme verse: “This is My beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to Him.” At daily Bible studies campers will learn the many ways God speaks to us: through His […]
President Paavola presented “New Tools for Mission and Ministry Strategic Planning”. The Congregational Assessment Resource (CAR) and COMPASS survey tools have been developed by the Mid‐South District.
2019 Synod Convention News: Important Deadlines in February The 67th Regular Convention of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod will take place July 20-25, 2019 in Tampa, FL. Complete, up-to-date information for congregations is available on the Synod website at https://www.lcms.org/convention. Congregations are reminded to watch for important convention information and be mindful of related deadlines. One […]
Grace Place is a Saturday evening service, an outreach ministry of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church In December 2017, Grace Place was started as an outreach ministry of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Pastor Ed Rosser, was called to serve at the Saturday evening worship service. Members of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church placed introductory […]
Beautiful Savior Lutheran’s Outreach Several ladies at Beautiful Savior Lutheran in Olive Branch, MS meet on Tuesday mornings for several hours and knit and sew. They have created some beautiful items that they distribute to area assisted living units, hospice locations and various other outlets. The items include baby caps, lap blankets, prayer shawls, bibs, […]
This year’s recipient of the Ralph C. Weiser Excellence in Ministry Award is John Hall. John was the founder of Trinity HOPE, beginning the ministry in 1999.
On Reformation Day, Wednesday, October 31st, I took a group of eleven people from my congregation to the movie “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer.” The title sounds like a horror film, not something that sanctified Lutherans should be watching. It is, in fact, a horror film about the carnage of abortion, and […]
Every five years, Lutheran high schools, elementary schools, and early childhood centers across the United States undergo the process of accreditation through our synods National Lutheran School Accreditation teams. The process is time consuming and takes a strong commitment by the principal or director and the committee that helps with gathering the needed information. So, […]
Well done good and faithful servants! Join us in congratulating and celebrating these faithful servants of Christ in our District. How blessed we all our across the District to have each one of them. 60 Years Rev. Henry Behling (EM) Hot Springs, AR 55 Years Rev. William Couch (EM) Knoxville, TN 50 Years Rev. Kenneth […]
January 27- February 2, 2019 National Lutheran Schools Week is a perfect time to highlight all the great things happening in our Lutheran schools across the Mid-South District. “Real. Present. God.” is the theme for the 2019 National Lutheran Schools Week celebration. The associated scripture verse is Psalm 46 and schools are encouraged to pick […]