Rural and Small Town Mission

God bless our volunteers!

We give thanks to God for the incredible support He gives to us through our volunteers.

Registration opens for 2018 National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference

The conference will be held Nov. 8–10 in Kansas City, Mo., under the theme “Have No Fear.”

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: March 2018 Newsletter

When dual and multi parishes work together, partnership in the Gospel needs to be at the center of all they do. These partnerships need to be focused on strengthening the Body of Christ and sharing Christ’s love and light with the disconnected and unchurched.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: February 2018 Newsletter

This issue of Reaching Rural America for Christ discusses things congregations should prayerfully consider when starting a midweek children’s ministry.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: January 2018 Newsletter

This issue of Reaching Rural America for Christ discusses the importance of the servant leadership role of the pastor in a rural and small-town congregation. The newsletter also includes practical suggestions for how pastors can use the talents and abilities that God has given them to influence the individuals and groups they shepherd.

LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission: December 2017 Newsletter

This issue of Reaching Rural America for Christ includes a recap and pictures from the 2017 National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference, which was held Nov. 9-11 in Kansas City, Mo.

Rural and Small Town Mission conference ‘all about Jesus’

The conference was held Nov. 9–11 in Kansas City, Mo.

Reaching Rural America for Christ — November 2017

The LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission newsletter encourages all congregations and their members to join the great army of individuals who are laboring for the harvest of new believers.

Reaching Rural America for Christ — October 2017 RSTM Newsletter

The LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission newsletter provides insight into how success in our daily lives, in our work and even in the church should be defined.

Reaching Rural America for Christ — September 2017 RSTM Newsletter

The LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission newsletter highlights the 2017 National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference, which is Nov. 9-11 in Kansas City, Mo.

Reaching Rural America for Christ — August 2017 RSTM Newsletter

LCMS Rural and Small Town Mission newsletter highlights how using demographic data provides a numeric backdrop of a community’s past, present and future, which a congregation can use to help plan service and outreach opportunities.

Reaching Rural America for Christ — July 2017 RSTM Newsletter

The July 2017 issue of Reaching Rural America for Christ shares insight into teaching the faith to college students and young adults in congregations.

Reaching Rural America for Christ — June 2017 RSTM Newsletter

The June 2017 issue of Reaching Rural America for Christ shares insight into teaching the faith to adults in congregations. This task should be balanced between normal classroom learning and the learning that happens when individuals share life together and build up one another in Christ.

Reaching Rural America for Christ — May 2017 RSTM Newsletter

LCMS Rural and Small Town Mission newsletter shares how to make teaching the faith through Sunday school exciting and fun for students and teachers.

Reaching Rural America for Christ — April 2017 RSTM Newsletter

The April 2017 issue of Reaching Rural America for Christ shares the reflections of Craig Rinkus, a seminary student at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind. Rinkus and four fellow seminary students got a taste of rural life and ministry during a week-long immersion experience in western Missouri.

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.