Jan. 24–30, 2021 • Theme: “Sent to Serve” “Even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many” Matthew 20:28 (ESV). National Lutheran Schools Week provides more than 1,900 preschools, elementary schools and high schools with the public opportunity to proclaim […]
Lutheran Schools Week
Faith Development at Home and at School
The Mid-South District of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod has schools that work together with parents to build children’s faith in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. In this district we support 1 high school, 10 elementary schools, and 22 early childhood centers. So, the question that I would like to address is, “How […]
God IS indeed Real and Present
Christ Lutheran School generously purchased and wrapped Christmas presents for 55 children currently in foster care.
GO, JIM, GO!
Students, parents, and faculty at Christ the King Lutheran School in Memphis showed true servant hearts as they participated for the first time in the “Go, Jim, Go” fundraiser for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Every year since 2006, News Channel 3 meteorologist Jim Jaggers has ridden his bicycle 333 miles across the Mid-South, raising more […]
Concordia Christian Academy
Concordia Christian Academy is a family of learners and servants. Through many programs, activities and the help of others the students have, in-turn, helped many in our community and around the world with servant projects and fund-raisers.
Cross-Grade Family Groups Makes an Impact
1st Lutheran School in Fort Smith spends time daily in cross-grade family groups
A Busy Christmas Season
Our Savior Lutheran Academy The children of Our Savior Lutheran Academy in Nashville, TN had a busy Christmas Season! Our students and families strive to make positive impacts throughout our local community. Some examples being: sharing the love of Jesus by Christmas Caroling for the residents of a local nursing home, collecting toys for children […]
25th Anniversary for Heavenly Host Lutheran
2018-2019 marks the in Cookeville, Tennessee, and we celebrated in grand fashion at the end of September. Three events were rolled into one exhilarating weekend. The Eagle Run/Grandparents’ Day kicked off Friday morning’s activities on 9/28, and Heavenly Host Lutheran Church held its annual Oktoberfest on 9/29. Perhaps the most interesting innovation to Heavenly Host […]
Lutheran Schools – In Every Corner of the World
With this issue of the Encourager focusing on Lutheran Schools as we celebrate Lutheran School Week January 22-28th, it seems appropriate to highlight a specific Lutheran School in Haiti. These pictures are of Mourne Brouille in Les Cayes, Haiti. This single building holds five classrooms and over 175 students. Their classrooms are divided by plastic […]
The State of Our Schools
Greetings from the district office. I want to take this opportunity to tell you about the schools in our district. I will tell you about the number of schools, teachers, and students in the district. I will show some facts about the number of Lutheran, non-Lutheran, and mission students enrolled in our schools. And I […]
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