Ohio District

‘Hatred did not succeed’: Lutherans respond to mass shootings with Gospel comfort

The shootings occurred on Aug. 3 in El Paso, Texas, and on Aug. 4 in Dayton, Ohio.

Amid bitter cold, Lutherans share warm meal, bed

A reported 90 million Americans have experienced temperatures of zero degrees Fahrenheit or lower this week, and at least 21 deaths have been attributed to the cold.

Ohio District elects Wilson to first term

The Rev. Dr. Kevin A. Wilson of Marysville, Ohio, was elected to his first three-year term as president of the LCMS Ohio District at the district’s 22nd convention.

Obituary: Rev. Paul Weber, former Ohio District president

The Rev. Paul A. Weber, who served as president of the LCMS Ohio District from 1982 to 1988, died May 27. His funeral service is set for 11 a.m. on Monday, June 4.

Photo essay: Serving the homeless ‘anything but traditional’

Rev. John Suguitan and Deaconess Kelly Jacobs serve the physical and spiritual needs of the homeless in Cincinnati.

Registration opens for 2017 national RSTM conference

The LCMS conference is set for Nov. 9-11 at the Hilton Kansas City Airport Hotel in Kansas City, Mo.

KFUO Audio: Rev. Phil Zielinski shares ‘Eyes of Life’ story

Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod Rev. Phil Zielinski and his wife, Sara, in 2010 adopted five girls from the country of Columbia, and he discusses their “Eyes of Life” story during an interview with KFUO Radio host Andy Bates.

Jud honored with first ‘School Shepherd’ award

The first National Lutheran School Accreditation “Lutheran School Shepherd” award goes to the Rev. Kevin Jud, senior pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hamilton, Ohio.

KFUO Audio: Interview about ‘Mission Field: USA’ with Rev. Schave, Rev. Burfeind

KFUO Radio host Andy Bates talks with Rev. Steve Schave, director, LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Peter Burfeind about national mission work. Rev. Burfeind is a domestic missionary serving in campus ministry at the University of Toledo and in the struggling inner city of Toledo, Ohio, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church and Student Ministry.

Photo gallery: Service of Sending for new national missionaries

The Rev. Peter Burfeind and the Rev. Adam DeGroot were blessed and sent out as the first two “Mission Field: USA” national missionaries during a service on Jan. 12, 2016, at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis, Mo.

New Pilot Project Sends Domestic Missionary into ‘the Margins’

The Rev. Peter M. Burfeind serves as campus pastor at the University of Toledo. As a new domestic missionary, Burfeind works in inner-city neighborhoods with community advocates.

Ohio District elects Cripe to fourth term as president

The LCMS Ohio District re-elects the Rev. Terry Cripe of Defiance, Ohio, as president during its 21st convention, held June 25-27 in Ann Arbor, Mich.