A series of “Take Heart” retreats will focus on offering respite and resources for pastors who have struggled with the changes and stresses of the past year.
The LCMS Office of National Mission has partnered with DOXOLOGY on the retreats, which are planned for Sept. 28–30 in Bel Aire, Kan., and Oct. 5–7 in Donaldson, Ind.
Open to both pastors and laity, the event is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16–17, at Camp Okoboji in Milford, Iowa.
Preparations for the Synod convention are proceeding on schedule, and three major Synodwide initiatives are newly underway or soon to be.
DOXOLOGY, The Lutheran Center for Spiritual Care and Counsel, is partnering with the LCMS Office of National Mission to present two opportunities this fall to attend a conference on stewardship.
LCMS Stewardship Coordinator Rev. Heath Curtis (left) and Assistant Coordinator Rev. Nathan Meador will lead the “More Than Giving” conference.
This article first appeared in the September-October 2015 issue of Lutherans Engage the World. Read the “Update” section for developments that have taken place since its original publication.
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DOXOLOGY’s Aug. 12-13 “Finding Our Voice” conference in St. Louis helps participants speak “confidently and positively about the biblical vision for sexual fidelity.”
Hosted by DOXOLOGY, the “Finding Our Voice” National Insight conference is set for Aug. 12-13 at Saint Louis University.
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