Rural and Small Town Mission

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.

Reaching Rural America for Christ — March 2017 RSTM Newsletter

The March 2017 issue of Reaching Rural America for Christ shares insight into how to make teaching the faith through confirmation interesting and fun for both the students and teachers.

Reaching Rural America for Christ — February 2017 RSTM Newsletter

The February 2017 issue of Reaching Rural America for Christ shares insight into how to create and strengthen the Vacation Bible School ministry in a congregation. VBS is a great way to connect children in a concrete way to the life-sustaining truth of the Gospel.

Reaching Rural America for Christ — January 2017 Newsletter

The January 2017 newsletter from LCMS Rural and Small Town Mission provides guidance on how to teach the faith to the youth of a congregation.

RSTM conference looks toward future of national mission

The Rev. Mark Wood is among speakers sharing resources at the recent National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference in Wichita, Kan.

Reaching Rural America for Christ — December 2016 newsletter

In the December 2016 issue of Reaching Rural America for Christ, enjoy reading a recap and looking at pictures from the 2016 National RSTM Conference, which was Nov. 3-5 in Wichita, Kan. More than 160 pastors and lay leaders attended.