In the March 2016 issue of Reaching Rural America for Christ, congregations are reminded of how, when they reach out to those in need, God uses them to multiply His love and help people in various ways.
In addition, information is provided about the upcoming 2016 National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference. This event will be held Nov. 3-5 in Wichita, Kan., at the Wichita Hyatt Regency. Registration opens March 15.
The newsletter also offers information about ongoing events and free monthly webinars.Download March 2016 RSTM newsletter
Visit lcms.org/rstm to learn more about this ministry and the resources it provides. Also, mark your calendars and be praying for the following upcoming events offered through RSTM:
- “Sharing Christ in a Hyper-Connected World” free webinar presented by Faith Spelbring, Lutheran Hour Ministries — Thursday, March 10, from 1 to 2 p.m. Central time. Visit lcms.org/rstm if you are interested in participating.
- “Welcoming Your New Pastor” free webinar presented by Rev. Matthew Mau, St. John Lutheran Church, Waco, Neb. — Thursday, April 21, from 1 to 2 p.m. Central time. Visit lcms.org/rstm if you are interested in participating.
- 2016 National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference in Wichita, Kan., at the Wichita Hyatt Regency — Thursday, Nov. 3, through Saturday, Nov. 5. Keynote speakers include the Rev. John Mehl, director of Mission Partnerships and Church Relations, Concordia University, Nebraska, Seward, Neb.; Dr. Mike Rodewald, executive director, Lutheran Bible Translators; Benjamin Winchester, senior research fellow, University of Minnesota Extension; and Mrs. Adriane Heins, managing editor, The Lutheran Witness. Registration opens March 15. More information and online registration can be found at lcms.org/rstm/conference.