Publications

Reaching Rural America for Christ Newsletter – October 2014

In this issue from LCMS’ Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM), insight into the benefit churches can realize by working together and forming partnerships in ministry with other churches is provided. In addition, general information about the ongoing Engaging Your Community (EYC) events and free monthly webinars is communicated.

StewardCAST Newsletter – September 2014

In this issue from LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry, the need for stewardship transformation in congregations and in individuals is discussed. The modern version of stewardship is broken and needs to be transformed – and only the Lord can fix it. This need for transformation is compared to the transformation of Zacchaeus as told in Luke 19.

Parish Nurse Newsletter – Fall 2014

In this issue, you will find articles written by parish nurses and others that share ideas and resources for promoting health of body and soul in congregations and communities, both here in the United States and throughout the world.

LCMS Life Ministry — Fall 2014 newsletter

After a two-year absence, Notes for Life is back with this fall 2014 issue. In this issue, you will learn why marriage matters and why it is so essential to fight for its sanctity in our world.

Concordia University System and LCMSU Campus Ministry – September 2014

At the institutions of the Concordia University System, students learn and grow in an environment that upholds our Lutheran teaching that every person has inherent worth by virtue of his or her Creator. CUS students learn to find genuine value in caring for their neighbors in Witness, Mercy, Life Together.

Reaching Rural America for Christ Newsletter – September 2014

In this issue from LCMS’ Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM), additional information about the upcoming 2014 RSTM National Conference, scheduled for Nov. 6-8 in Kansas City, Mo., is provided. Also, suggestions are given to help pastors identify capable professional counselors who can give psychological consultation to parishioners who need it. In addition, general information about the ongoing Engaging Your Community (EYC) events and free monthly webinars is communicated.

StewardCAST Newsletter – August 2014

In this issue from LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry, an updated list of objectives for stewardship ministry is provided. The goals listed are practical and functional and are meant to be applied to situations that are both internal and external. The list’s intended audience is individuals, families and congregations. The Board of Stewardship has adopted these objectives and pray they can be a much-needed start for discussion about this important topic.

Youth and Education – August 2014

The LCMS, through its School Ministry and Youth Ministry, aims to help our young people grow in their faith as they age, not grow away from their faith.

Service Opportunities – July 2013

Jesus comes to serve you, and He does. He also has given you the gift of serving your neighbors — those people He has placed in your life. So, join us in receiving all that God has to give. Then turn right around in joyful service and love those in your midst. Thanks be to God, we know you can, and we pray you will.

Reaching Rural America for Christ Newsletter – August 2014

In this issue from LCMS’ Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM), information is shared as to how this ministry helps congregations revitalize to accomplish the work God has given them to complete. The 2014 RSTM National Conference, scheduled for Nov. 6-8 in Kansas City, Mo., is also discussed. In addition, general information about the ongoing Engaging Your Community (EYC) events and free monthly webinars is communicated.

Parish Nurse Newsletter – Summer 2014

In this issue, you will find items written by parish nurses and others that share ideas and resources for promoting health of body and soul in congregations and communities.

Bridging the Gap

In a time and a society that places little value on the elderly, Christians do well to honor their mothers and fathers in the faith.

StewardCast Newsletter – July 2014

In this issue from LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry, the topic of time stewardship and it being a casualty of the fast-paced society in which we live are discussed. Helping to shape faithful stewards within the congregation must include careful consideration of this important piece of stewardship and the ways to strengthen it in members’ lives.

Reaching Rural America for Christ Newsletter – July 2014

In this issue from LCMS’ Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM), information is shared as to how this ministry helps congregations revitalize to accomplish the work God has given them to complete. The 2014 RSTM National Conference, scheduled for Nov. 6-8 in Kansas City, Mo., is also discussed. In addition, general information about the ongoing Engaging Your Community (EYC) events and free monthly webinars is communicated.