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Bethesda programs empower people with developmental disabilities to live, play, work and worship in their local communities. (Bethesda Lutheran Communities)

Bethesda: Enhancing lives, sharing Jesus

Bethesda Lutheran Communities expands beyond its beloved but outdated Watertown, Wis., campus to more than 300 locations, continuing to integrate people with developmental disabilities into their local communities.

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RSO News Update

RSO News Update – Third Quarter 2017

LCMS Recognized Service Organizations newsletter features Concordia Life Care Community in Oklahoma City, Okla. This organization serves the senior citizens who reside in its retirement community, while also providing outreach programs and ministries for those across Oklahoma City.

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RSO Update (July-August 2017)

A listing of new LCMS Recognized Service Organizations (RSOs), those whose RSO status has been renewed and those whose RSO status has been removed.

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Students of the Church Interpreter Training Institute (CITI) practice “signing” a worship service to make it easier for deaf members to follow along. Lutheran Friends of the Deaf, Mill Neck, N.Y., and Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., are presenting a CITI intensive workshop June 25-July 3 to help church interpreters improve their skills. (Lutheran Friends of the Deaf, Mill Neck, N.Y.)

Seminary to host deaf-ministry Church Interpreter Training

The workshop — June 25 to July 3 at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne — is designed to improve the skills of deaf-ministry interpreters in church settings.

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Lutheran Housing Support, partners break ground for more College Hill homes

Four new homes for the historic St. Louis neighborhood are part of an LCMS National Housing Support Corporation initiative.

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RSO News Update

RSO News Update – Second Quarter 2017

The Second Quarter 2017 issue of the LCMS Recognized Service Organizations newsletter features Ongoing Ambassadors For Christ, a youth evangelism organization.

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