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Copies of the new Luther’s Small Catechism in Farsi are distributed as the Rev. Gottfreid Martens (in the clerical vestment) greets parishioners at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Berlin. (Lutheran Heritage Foundation)

LHF publishes catechism translation for Iranian immigrants

Lutheran Heritage Foundation’s new Farsi translation of “Luther’s Small Catechism” fills a great need for the LCMS partner church in Germany.

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Catechism ‘Explanation’ revision ready for review

A first draft of the revised “Explanation” to “Luther’s Small Catechism” is mailed to congregations and rostered church workers for feedback by Oct. 31.

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Draft of revised Small Catechism ‘Explanation’ to be mailed

Reviewers will have until Oct. 31 to share their thoughts on the revised work.

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Home Is Where the (Learning by) Heart Is

Using a weekly resource that Rev. Peter Bender puts together called “The Congregation at Prayer,” everyone from Peace Lutheran Church members to students and families in the school engage in this life and culture of catechesis and prayer.

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Catechism survey yields helpful, positive results

The 2015 online survey — about updating the “Explanation” of “Luther’s Small Catechism with Explanation,” in keeping with the 2013 Synod convention Resolution 3-13A — is now complete.

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Wanted: Feedback on updating Small Catechism Explanation

The update is needed because of “many changes in the understanding of morals, civil law and natural law in church and society,” according to the 2013 Synod convention.

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