RSTM

Reaching Rural America for Christ Newsletter – May 2014

In this issue from LCMS’ Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM), a few community engagement examples that rural and small-town congregations are using across the country are provided. In addition, general information about the ongoing Engaging Your Community (EYC) events and free monthly webinars is communicated.

Reaching Rural America for Christ Newsletter – April 2014

In this issue from LCMS’ Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM), sowing seeds in fields during the spring, as farmers do, is discussed in light of how God gifts us with opportunities to sow the seeds of His love in the world in which we live. In addition, general information about the ongoing Engaging Your Community (EYC) events and free monthly webinars is communicated.

Reaching Rural America for Christ Newsletter – March 2014

In this issue from LCMS’ Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM), information is shared about a one-day Bible camp that was held August 2013 and the partnership of three rural churches to coordinate the entire event. In addition, general information about the ongoing Engaging Your Community (EYC) events and free monthly webinars is communicated.

Reaching Rural America for Christ Newsletter – February 2014

In this issue from LCMS’ Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM), insight is provided into how a congregation can make visitors in their church feel welcome and respected. These actions can then lead a congregation to play a more integral role in the life of its surrounding community.

Reaching Rural America for Christ Newsletter – January 2014

In this issue from LCMS’ Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM), you are provided a brief look into Lutherans For Life, an organization with the mission to “equip Lutherans to be Gospel-motivated voices For Life.”

Reaching Rural America for Christ Newsletter – December 2013

In this issue from LCMS’ Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM), you are provided highlights from the 2013 National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference held Oct. 31 – Nov. 2.

Reaching Rural America For Christ Newsletter – November 2013

In this issue from LCMS’ Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM), you are provided insight into the how LCMS congregations can keep the “millennials” – young adults born after the year 1980) – connected to the Church and interacting with this community of believers.

Reaching Rural America for Christ Newsletter – October 2013

In this issue from LCMS’ Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM), you are provided insight into the purpose of RSTM and what it is charged with doing for LCMS congregations. In addition, you will read about mission perspectives for work, whether you are in a rural setting or in another country halfway across the world.

Revitalizing Ministry in Rural America

RSTM helps congregations become aware of the changing demographics around them, and it provides tools and ongoing leadership training for pastors and lay leaders.