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Reaching Rural America for Christ
LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: February 2018 Newsletter

This issue of Reaching Rural America for Christ discusses things congregations should prayerfully consider when starting a midweek children’s ministry.

Heart Health

Jennie Johnson, RN-BC, Ph.D., parish nurse at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Rathdrum, Idaho, will present helpful information on the current understanding of how heart attacks and strokes develop and the connection with dementia during the February video lecture for parish nurses.

Stewardship Resources
LCMS Stewardship Ministry: Newsletter Article and Bulletin Blurbs – March 2018

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin blurbs and newsletter articles each month to use in church publications.

RSO News Update
Recognized Service Organizations – First Quarter 2018 Newsletter

The LCMS Recognized Service Organizations newsletter for First Quarter 2018 features the Wollaston Senior Center in Quincy, Mass. This organization continues to bless and serve Asian senior citizens and their families.

KFUO Audio: The Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty

The Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz, executive director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty in Washington, D.C., and KFUO host Kip Allen discuss how The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is fighting the trending attacks on religious liberty in our society and culture.

Confidentiality, Prov. 11:13b

The Rev. Dan P. Gilbert, president of the LCMS Northern Illinois District, takes a look at confidentiality, what God teaches in His Word about it and how parish nurses should handle this issue.

LCMS Stewardship Ministry: Bulletin Sentences and Newsletter Article – February 2018

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin sentences and newsletter articles each month to use in church publications.

StewardCast Newsletter
LCMS Stewardship: December 2017 StewardCAST newsletter

In the December 2017 issue of StewardCAST, LCMS Stewardship Ministry talks about how pastors and the church are called to deal with the scars of the failed stewardship of Christian stewards. Both Law and Gospel should be applied in these situations.

LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces – First Quarter 2018 Newsletter

The First Quarter 2018 newsletter from the LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces shares insight about the meaning of the Latin phrase Sola Scriptura (“Scripture Alone”) and how it can be applied to our lives when we are facing joys and challenges.

KFUO Audio: Christian cake artist’s expression of faith under examination

Listen to Worldwide KFUO’s December’s Free to be Faithful® program as moderator Kip Allen and guest Tim Goeglein, vice president of external relations for Focus on the Family, discussed the implications of the Masterpiece Cakeshop decision, developments concerning transgenders in the military and other religious freedom lawsuits.

A Pastoral Touch - Newsletter
A Pastoral Touch – December 2017 Newsletter

The LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry newsletter introduces the first graduating class of the new Electronic-Extended (E-Extended) CPE program that started on July 10.

Reaching Rural America for Christ
LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: January 2018 Newsletter

This issue of Reaching Rural America for Christ discusses the importance of the servant leadership role of the pastor in a rural and small-town congregation. The newsletter also includes practical suggestions for how pastors can use the talents and abilities that God has given them to influence the individuals and groups they shepherd.

LCMS Worship: Hymn of the Day Studies for Pentecost – Three-Year & One-Year Lectionary

LCMS Worship provides Hymn of the Day Studies for Pentecost for the Three-Year Lectionary and the One-Year Lectionary. The Word in Song studies hymns in Lutheran Service Book.

Life Together News Digest
Life Together with President Harrison – December 2017

A blessed Advent to you all and a very Merry Christmas!

LCMS Worship: Hymn of the Day Studies for Easter – Three-Year & One-Year Lectionary

LCMS Worship provides Hymn of the Day Studies for Easter for the Three-Year Lectionary and the One-Year Lectionary. The Word in Song studies hymns in Lutheran Service Book.

Parish Nurse Newsletter: Winter 2017 – Evaluating Our Ministry

This issue of the Parish Nurse Newsletter from The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod highlights how essential it is for parish nurses to complete program reviews (evaluations) of their ministry on a regular basis.