The 67th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod took place in Tampa, Florida July 20-25, 2019. Thank you to those who traveled to Tampa to serve as delegates to the convention. For information about the convention, go to https://www.lcms.org/convention or visit the Reporter website for their complete coverage at https://blogs.lcms.org/category/convention. Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison Re-Elected […]
Exercising leadership in the Church’s ministry for life remains critically important. In an effort to encourage and learn from one another, we hear from two district Pastors (one from the east region and one from the west) on their pro-life efforts. They have answered five survey questions to help us grow as life leaders. Rev. […]
Hi President Paavola and Pastor Russell, Greetings from Bor town, South Sudan in the name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. It is my pleasure to let you know how the funds you sent me last year to assist Rev. David Alier Makuol’s widow was used. The SSELC leadership weighed several options on how […]
July 15-16, 2019 @ Faith Lutheran Preschool, Collierville, TN Theme: “Joy:Fully Lutheran.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 EC Conference Agenda 2019 || Memo – Registration Packet 2019 || Registration Form ’19 Welcome to the 2019 ECE Conference. What a perfect way to reward your ministry to children by sharing with one another, building up one another, and […]
“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.
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 […]