Sign up for the Petal Pusher® Outreach Booth Again this year, Petal Pusher® Outreach Booth volunteers will distribute materials and share the meaning of Joy to the World, the Lord is Come! – the title of our 2019 Lutheran Hour Ministries Rose Parade float. As opportunity presents itself, they will discuss how: • this hymn […]
Sneaking in through the Doggie Door We have always had an alarm system in our home since one of our neighbors had a break-in a few years ago. The alarm system was controlled and monitored by people miles away. But if the alarms detected one of our doors or windows opening when we weren’t home, […]
On September 3rd thousands of Haitian children will go back to school with great anticipation. They know a new school year not only means furthering their education, it also means receiving a nutritious noon meal again each day. This year Trinity HOPE is expanding the feeding programs by adding 6 new schools and expanding the […]
On July 23, 2018, Job Comfort Dog made an appearance before the Shelby County Board of Commissioners to receive a special resolution from the Commission acknowledging and thanking Job and Christ the King Lutheran Church and School for their community outreach and compassionate ministry. County Commission Chair Heidi Shafer presented the resolution and invited handler […]
Two weeks and 2745 were baptized Two teams of 23 adults from the Mid-South District went to Tanzania in May for mission trips to the Southeast of Lake Victoria diocese (SELVD). Each trip lasted for approximately two weeks. The teams were made up of members from 8 Mid-South congregations and 4 LCMS congregations from other […]
Grace Lutheran Church, located in Murfreesboro, TN, kicked off a community outreach project in the spring of 2018. Named Katie’s Garden, it commemorates Katharina Luther’s contributions to their community in Wittenberg. The garden team at Grace grows a variety of vegetables, including zucchini, acorn squash, beans, peppers, cucumbers, and tomatoes. Volunteers from the congregation have […]
July has been an exciting month as CVLC was blessed with an adult confirmation. Scott Gloeckner who had taken new member classes, and sat through confirmation class with his son, asked to be confirmed in front of the church (pictured left). On the July 15th CVLC welcomed new members, Tom and Christine Smith (right).
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 […]
On Sunday, June 17, Chapel of the Good Shepherd, Sharps Chapel, TN celebrated the 45th anniversary of Pastor Paul Kritsch’s ordination into the Holy Ministry. The congregation provided a special cake for the coffee fellowship hour along with notes expressing their appreciation for his ministry and friendship. Kritsch has served four churches over the years: […]
The Rite of Ordination for Rev. Jeremy McDonald took place at Christ the King Lutheran Church, Memphis, on Sunday, July 15, 2018. Rev. McDonald was certified as a Specific Ministry Pastor through the Colloquy Committee for Pastoral Ministry of The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.