The president and other officers were installed during the convention — the district’s 48th.
Under the theme of “Lift up your eyes, and see that the fields are white for harvest” (John 4:35), the convention gathered an offering of $77,643 for the district’s “Mission: Southern Africa” project. That brings to $456,432 the amount gathered so far toward a goal of $500,000 set by the 2006 district convention. LCMS World Relief and Human Care has committed to matching the Rocky Mountain collection – for a potential total of $1 million that would be used to enlarge and improve the seminary of the Lutheran Church in Southern Africa and for helping with a human-care AIDS project in southern Africa.
Among resolutions they adopted, Rocky Mountain delegates this year voted to:
Posted June 24, 2009