RSTM

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: December 2019 Newsletter

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission newsletter includes a recap of and pictures from the 2019 National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference, which was held Nov. 14–16 in Minneapolis.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: November 2019 Newsletter

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission newsletter provides insight into the role the Body of Christ can play in helping individuals struggling with addictions, especially in rural and small-town areas.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: October 2019 Newsletter

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission newsletter highlights how DOXOLOGY can help church members take a fresh look at their congregation and discover ministry possibilities that might be hidden.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: September 2019 Newsletter

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission newsletter explores how pastors follow St. Paul’s example when they show their congregations that they too are sinners in need of Jesus, not when they seek to hold themselves up as the perfect example to be imitated.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: August 2019 Newsletter

The August 2019 newsletter from LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission shares insight into how faith communities can minister to individuals struggling with mental health issues.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: July 2019 Newsletter

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission newsletter highlights what really works for stewardship in the rural parish (or in any parish, really): putting God’s Word first, finding stewardship’s place in the Christian life and in the work of pastors, and teaching how to support the Lord’s work in a faithful way.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: June 2019 Newsletter

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission newsletter highlights the Synod’s evangelism program, Every One His Witness®, which is designed to equip Lutherans to be witnesses of Jesus to the people in their everyday lives.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: May 2019 Newsletter

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission newsletter highlights Lutheran Braille Workers, which works with the elderly and those who are sight-impaired.

Thanks be to God for volunteers

Thanks to God for the selfless volunteers who provide incredible support to LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission and our congregations. 

BNM updated on licensed lay deacons, stewardship and rural ministry

The LCMS Board for National Mission met Feb. 21–22 in St. Louis.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: April 2019 Newsletter

The LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission newsletter provides insight into how congregations can more effectively engage the rural and small-town communities in which they exist.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: March 2019 Newsletter

The LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission newsletter offers insight into how congregations can more effectively mentor and empower young leaders.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: February 2019 Newsletter

The LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission Newsletter provides insight into how congregations can more effectively involve young women in church programs and activities.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: January 2019 Newsletter

The LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission Newsletter includes a recap of the LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission’s (RSTM) latest Rural Seminarian Immersion event.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: December 2018 Newsletter

The LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission Newsletter includes a recap and pictures from the 2018 National RSTM Conference, which was held Nov. 8–10 in Kansas City, Mo.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: November 2018 Newsletter

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission Newsletter highlights how worshipers can benefit when smaller congregations expand the base hymnody and liturgy.