Rural and Small Town Mission

Registration open for 2019 Rural & Small Town Mission Conference

The conference is set for Nov. 14–16 in Minneapolis.

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.

New PALS resource aids transition from seminary to rural or urban ministry

Created and led by the directors of LCMS Rural & Small Town and Urban & Inner-City Mission, the course uses a combination of videos, prayers, Bible readings and study questions to guide new pastors in their transition from seminary to rural or urban ministry.

BOD continues on path toward best corporate stewardship

At its November meeting, the Board heard from its chairman about efforts to increase the efficiencies of corporate Synod so the church can use the savings on its “core competencies.” 

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.

Rural & Small Town Mission conference a ‘joy’ for attendees

The conference brought in over 170 attendees from 22 states and Canada, including pastors, lay leaders, and district and Synod workers.

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.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: October 2018 Newsletter

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission Newsletter provides information about why a congregation should undertake a ministry specifically to its inactive members.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: September 2018 Newsletter

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission Newsletter provides information about the 2018 National RSTM Conference, which is scheduled for Nov. 8–10 in Kansas City, Mo., at the Hilton Kansas City Airport.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: August 2018 Newsletter

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission Newsletter highlights the challenges and blessings that abound when leading churches with schools.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: July 2018 Newsletter

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission Newsletter highlights the collaborative work that has been taking place among churches in western Kansas for more than 40 years.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: June 2018 Newsletter

LCMS Rural & Small-Town Mission Newsletter highlights how Concordia Center for the Family in Ann Arbor, Mich., promotes and encourages healthy Christ-centered family relationships.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: May 2018 Newsletter

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission newsletter focuses on how rural and small-town churches in America are poised to become the spiritual renewal center for older adult ministries.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: April 2018 Newsletter

This issue of Reaching Rural America for Christ focuses on sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with Muslims. Christians need to be confident that the power of the Gospel can change hearts as God’s Word is preached.