A Pastoral Touch

LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry – A Pastoral Touch – December 2018 Newsletter

The LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry newsletter highlights worker wellness advocacy and resources, including the new LCMS Church Worker Wellness webpage, lcms.org/wellness.

LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry – A Pastoral Touch – August 2018 Newsletter

The LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry newsletter includes a preview of “SPM in the Midst of Crisis,” an educational event scheduled for Oct. 2-4 in Belleville, Ill.

A Pastoral Touch – April 2018 Newsletter

The LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry newsletter highlights “SPM in the Midst of Crisis,” which is the theme of two educational events in 2018.

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.

A Pastoral Touch – August 2017 Newsletter

The LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry newsletter for August 2017 shares information about the SPM educational event on Sept. 19-21 and the new Electronic-Extended CPE program.

A Pastoral Touch – May 2017 Newsletter

The LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry newsletter for May 2017 highlights a new all-electronic, full-credit Clinical Pastoral Education program starting this summer.

A Pastoral Touch Newsletter – December 2016

Specialized Pastoral Ministry’s December 2016 newsletter highlights 2016 Christus in Mundo award recipients – Rev. James Rivett and Rev. Dr. William Wagner.

A Pastoral Touch Newsletter – August 2016

The August 2016 issue of A Pastoral Touch shares information about the Zion XVI Conference Sept. 15-18 in Belleville, Ill., the first LCMS SPM online learning group and other important items.

A Pastoral Touch Newsletter – April 2016

The April 2016 issue of A Pastoral Touch shares information about the SPM Recruitment Task Force, the Zion XVI Conference Sept. 15-18 in Belleville, Ill., and other important items.

A Pastoral Touch Newsletter – December 2015

In the December 2015 issue of A Pastoral Touch, LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry (SPM) discusses the opportunity for rostered ministers engaged in Emergency Services Chaplaincy to be grandparented into SPM.

A Pastoral Touch Newsletter – August 2015

The August 2015 issue of A Pastoral Touch discusses the opportunity for rostered ministers engaged in Emergency Services Chaplaincy to be grandparented into Specialized Pastoral Ministry.

A Pastoral Touch Newsletter – April 2015

In this issue from LCMS’ Specialized Pastoral Ministry (SPM), information is provided about the “Soldiers of the Cross” ministry fund and the “Veterans of the Cross” retired worker fund.

A Pastoral Touch Newsletter – December 2014

In this issue from LCMS’ Specialized Pastoral Ministry (SPM), encouraging words from the SPM interim director are shared, along with information on the 2014 SPM Educational event Oct. 28-30. In addition, the dates of other upcoming SPM events and general information about this ministry are provided in the pages of this newsletter.