The prophet Zechariah once said, “For who despises the day of small things?” (Zechariah 4:10) We know the answer to this question: Many people in the church mistakenly think that because a congregation is small, anything it does is tiny and mundane. But, the story of the widow’s small gift (Mark 12:41-44) should forever diffuse […]
Rev. Croom was installed as Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Memphis, TN on Feb. 10th.
“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 […]
Salem Lutheran Ministries Leaders in Training – Summer Internship 2018 At Salem Lutheran Ministries (Springdale, Arkansas), we have developed a summer ministry internship for youth ages 14-18. The purpose of the internship is to disciple, motivate, and equip youth to follow Jesus, serve others, and become leaders in our community. We call it Leaders in […]
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.
The Rite of Ordination and Installation of Rev. John Mathis was held on January 13, 2019 at Christ Lutheran Church in Little Rock, AR. It was conducted by Rev. James C. Walter from Grace Lutheran Church.
The Rite of Ordination and Installation of Rev. Craig Fiebiger as a SMP Pastor was held on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Faith Lutheran Church, Thompson Station, TN.
Krista Carsten, a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Mena, Arkansas will be traveling with Team USA to the Special Olympic World Games to be held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in March of 2019! Krista will be participating in the 100 meter dash, the 200 meter dash, and the 1×400 meter relay. She is […]
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, […]
Celebrates 45 years of ministry Pastor Barry Hildebrandt, Cross of Christ in Chattanooga, TN was recently recognized for his 45 years of ministry. The congregation presented a hand carved Luther Rose to him in appreciation for his many years of service. Larry Zehnder, President of the congregation, is shown with Pastor Hildebrandt admiring the Rose, […]