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 […]
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 […]
In 1943, a rumor that spread throughout North America like wildfire! The rumor was that anyone could buy a brand new Ford car for the price of one penny. The rumor was that if anyone would bring in a new, 1943 US copper penny, they could buy a new Ford car. People by the thousands, […]
Each year brings new trials and triumphs. In 2017 the ministry of First Lutheran in Knoxville had both, and has emerged a stronger more well equipped ministry. We have been blessed with growth in enrollment which has presented wonderful ministry opportunities and renewed excitement for our future. We loved being able to educate our new […]
It has been a busy year at Our Savior Lutheran Academy in Nashville, TN. Our staff, students and families are giving back and blessing those who are in need in our local community! Throughout our first semester, our Academy has hosted several donations drives and outreach events which included: a community blood drive with the Red […]
Principal Lindsey Hoffman at First Lutheran School in Knoxville accepts the accreditation certificate for preschool and elementary school from the Mid-South District Education Executive, Allen Piepenbrink. CONGRATULATIONS FIRST LUTHERAN!
Barna research and discussions with educators and parents have led to some logical reasons regarding the desires of parents in a Lutheran (Christian) school. Millennial parents do not seem to be grounded in faith like previous generations, but there are four basic issues that define the educational choices for their children. First on the list […]
Students at St. John’s participate in a variety of school and community activities. In the fall, the students collected over 1500 items for the local ICCM Food bank. The school and church also hosted a meeting for The Call, an organization that helps place foster children. Students in Kindergarten – 6th Grade raised $2300 for […]
First Lutheran School in Fort Smith, Arkansas, is celebrating its 164th year of education. Like most schools, we have seen many educational fads or trends come and go. However, at First Lutheran, it’s still all about Jesus! Each week, we gather together to learn more about Jesus in chapel services. This year our chapel leaders […]
Lutheran Schools across the nation celebrated National Lutheran Schools week from January 22-28. Our schools observed this special week in a variety of fun and creative ways. Here’s a look at just a few of the activities enjoyed by students across the Mid-South District during Lutheran Schools Week 2017.