LCMS Ohio District                                                                                          May 8, 2017

St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1330 N. Carpenter Road in Brunswick, Ohio is holding a FREE "God With Us" concert on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 6:30 PM.  A free will offering will be taken to benefit The Oaks Family Care Center.  Contact the church office with questions at:  330.225.3110

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Westlake, Ohio invites you to the 12th Annual Night of Music and Worship "Jesus Breaks the Chains", in their activity center on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM.  FREE admission!   CLICK HERE  

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 27993 Detroit Road in Westlake, Ohio will have a HUGE rummage sale on Thursday, May 25th and Saturday, May 27thOn Thursday, 5/25 shopping is from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM or you can start shopping during Early Bird hour at 8:00 AM with a $1 donation to the sale.  Saturday, 5/27 shopping is from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  There will be a bake sale both days.  

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Valley City, Ohio will hold their annual golf outing on  Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Bunker Hill Golf Course, 3060 Pearl Road in Medina, Ohio.  Registration starts at 8:00 AM and golf at 9:00 AM    For more information:  CLICK HERE  Funds raised help support current and future seminary students of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.

Hope Lutheran Church in Akron, Ohio is looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant to undertake all receptionist and clerical duties. If you are interested in the position, please email your resume or application to  

Hope Lutheran Church in Akron, Ohio is presenting an exclusive, one-night only viewing of "Martin Luther - The Idea that Changed the World" on Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM in North Canton.  After the film, join Pastor Jack Kozak for a Q&A about the film and Reformation.  For more information and to get tickets, CLICK HERE


Trinity Lutheran Church, 37728 Euclid Ave, in Willoughby, Ohio  will hold their annual Rummage and Bake sale on Saturday, May 20 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Great deals, huge selection, delicious bakery.  Sponsored by LWML to raise funds for missions.  For more information, call the church office at  440-942-7766 .

Faith Lutheran Church, 8125 Mentor Avenue in Mentor, Ohio is hosting Dr. Charles Arand from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis on August 14-16, 2017 as part of the their Summer Workshop Series.  Dr. Arand is presenting, "The Art of Living by Faith: The Theology of Luther's Catechism."  This workshop is open to both pastors and laity.  People may register online at: (click on the workshop name/date).  For additional information, CLICK HERE or contact Pastor Kevin Guynn at: 440-255-2229


Northwest Circuit III is sponsoring a Circuit Convocation on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Toledo, Ohio. The topic of the convocation is "The Reformation and You - Change, Comfort, Continuity, and Challenge."  Rev. Dr. Ken Schurb, Pastor at Zion Lutheran Church in Moberly, MO will be the presenter.  The convocation is open to all.  You must register by Wednesday, May 24, 2017.  Cost is $15 per participant and $10 for students which includes breakfast and lunch.  For information or registration call: (419) 536-2020 or e-mail:  

Mark your calendar for Friday, June 2, 2017 at 7:00 PM.   A FREE concert will be given by The Garms Family, Minnesota's Family of Southern Gospel Music at Bethany Lutheran Church, 1000 Noe-Bixby Road in Columbus, Ohio.  For more information,  CLICK HERE

Look for more information on other upcoming events at  Bethany-Columbus which include:  "Wednesday Nights at the Movies" (June 7-Aug 23) and a Special VBS for kids 5-10 (July 12, 19, 26).  


Church pews are available, with the following measurements (all are 33 inches high and 24 inches deep):
  • 11 feet 4 inches
  • 12 feet
  • 12 feet 2 inches
  • 12 feet 8 1/2 inches
  • 12 feet 11 inches
  • 13 feet 7 inches
The pews are currently housed at Life Spring Christian Church, 1373 W. Galbraith Road. in Cincinnati Ohio 45231. They are oak, good condition and FREE to someone with the need. Please contact via e-mail Doug DeBruler at:  or (513) 262-1982 for acquisition arrangements.