The Rev. Dr. James Baneck, executive director of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education, provides an update on the church work recruitment initiative.
Set Apart To Serve
‘Set Apart to Serve’ launches pilot program
In the coming months, each participating site will use SAS resources to discuss full-time church work with their youth and develop long-term plans for nurturing potential church workers in their locations.
‘The harvest is plentiful’: Set Apart to Serve gains Synodwide support
Many across the LCMS are collaborating on the initiative to form and recruit new church workers.
SAS launches second career focus
The initiative will seek to encourage church work as a second career path for adults already in the workforce.
Pilot program to test SAS resources
Set Apart to Serve (SAS) is a Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod effort launched in 2019 to raise up future church workers.
Celebrate church workers in October
Find ways to show gratitude and support for church workers.
‘Reporter’ supplement: Pastoral Education — Let’s talk about church work
The Set Apart to Serve initiative is calling on the whole Synod to foster and encourage future LCMS church workers.