LCMS Stewardship Ministry addresses the importance of utilizing opportunities to teach stewardship year-round.
The initial assessment of Hurricane Sally’s damage revealed that 19 congregations in Alabama and Florida were affected. The storm impacted the entire community, including schools, the district camp and members’ homes.
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, the Rev. Martin Schultheis presented a free webinar on “Developing Enterprise for Mercy.” Resources and opportunity often seem to be lacking in the urban communities in need of enterprise.
The module features the Rev. Dr. Gregory P. Seltz, executive director of the Lutheran Center for Religious Liberty in Washington, D.C., and speaker emeritus of “The Lutheran Hour.”
The resource was developed by the LCMS Boards for National and International Mission, who were charged by the 2019 convention with providing a “joint report … offering ideas and guidance for proposing triennial mission and ministry emphases to the national convention.”
The November issue takes up the discussion of the Lord’s Supper, fellowship and closed Communion.
New Advent/Christmas resources help congregations reach out to their communities and plan their Advent midweek services.
DOXOLOGY, an LCMS Recognized Service Organization, offers resources for pastors and congregations. Their goal is to support faithful pastors in their vital service to the dear souls committed to their care.
LCMS Worship suggests the following Advent devotions for use at home. Family members may take turns reading the prophecy for each day from Nov. 29 to Christmas Eve.
LCMS Worship provides hymn suggestions for Three-Year Series B and the One-Year Series to use during the 2020-21 church year.