revitalization

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Ministry in the Epicenter of the Coronavirus Pandemic’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, the Rev. Dr. E. Johnson Rethinasamy presents a free webinar titled “Ministry in the Epicenter of the Coronavirus Pandemic.”

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘A Welcoming Church’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, former Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) vice-president Kaye Wolff presents a free webinar titled “A Welcoming Church.”

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘Create Vibrant Multi-Ethnic Ministries’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. Eric Linthicum presents a free webinar titled “Create Vibrant Multi-Ethnic Ministries.”

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission webinar: ‘re:Vitality – New Life for Long-Established Ministries’

Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. Dr. Mark Woods presents a free webinar on “re:Vitality — New Life for Long-Established Ministries.”

Empowerment Center, including Lutheran Hope Center, opens at Ferguson’s ‘ground zero’

LCMS missionary Rev. Micah Glenn and the Lutheran Hope Center are based there, along with community partners.

Discover ways to support LCMS missionaries

For two months every two years, each LCMS missionary family returns to the United States. This is an opportunity for the congregations, groups, and individuals of the LCMS to renew or consider beginning their support of a missionary.

Lutheran Housing Support, partners break ground for more College Hill homes

Four new homes for the historic St. Louis neighborhood are part of an LCMS National Housing Support Corporation initiative.

LCMS Witness & Outreach: re:Vitality and Every One His Witness

re:Vitality and Every One His Witness are separate, robust programs designed to complement and build upon each other. re:Vitality equips congregations and Every One His Witness equips individuals — both with the same purpose: to join in God’s mission to seek and to save the lost.

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.

Effective Outreach: re:Vitality Connect to Disciple

Would you like to learn how to invite, welcome and receive people to your church? The Connect to Disciple workshop, the first module in the re:Vitality program, is designed to help your congregation develop effective outreach.

Schave, Wood to lead new national mission initiative

The Revs. Steve Schave and Mark Wood will take on the roles of directors of Church Planting and Revitalization, respectively, in work mandated by the 2013 LCMS convention.

Putting Up Walls to Break Down Barriers

Church and neighborhood revitalization is alive and well in Fort Wayne, Ind., where the LCMS Office of National Mission, Lutheran Housing Support and three LCMS congregations have joined forces to rehab homes for underprivileged residents.