CONGREGATIONAL NEWS & EVENTS
Ohio District LCMS
May 15, 2013
NORTHWEST REGION
"Lutheran Ethics - How Does Your Faith Interact with Your Everyday Life?"

Northwest Circuit III is sponsoring a Circuit Convocation on Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church, 4560 Glendale Road, Toledo, Ohio. The topic of the convocation is "Lutheran Ethics - How Does Your Faith Interact with Your Everyday Life?"  Rev. John T. Pless, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Mission at Concordia Theological Seminary-Ft. Wayne, IN will be the presenter.  The convocation is open to all.  You must register by Wednesday, May 29, 2013.  Cost is $15 which includes breakfast and lunch.  For information or registration, call (419) 536-2020 or e-mail: .

NORTH CENTRAL REGION

St Paul Lutheran Church & School, Westlake, OH is exploring the opening of a Daycare as an extension of ministry to families, children and our communities. If you have expertise in the starting or operation of a Daycare and would be willing to explore or assist us, please contact Principal Dale Lehrke or Pastor Ron Young at: . We are not hiring daycare workers at this time. Thank you. 

 

Mission U 201:  Dealing with Tough Questions is coming to St. Paul Lutheran Church-Westlake, Ohio on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 9:00 AM until 2:30 PM.  Register by calling 440.835.3050 or e-mail:    Cost is $5 and includes lunch.  
NORTHEAST REGION

Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Cleveland, Ohio is in desperate need of gym renovations to the gym floor, lighting, stage modifications, the ability to raise and lower basketball backboards, and sound absorbing boards.  They also need to replace the outdated outdoor church sign.  A tax deductible receipt is available (a 501c3 charity).  Here's a link - it's really fast and easy!  
http://www.crowdrise.com/therevivechurch/fundraiser/mountcalvarylutheran

For more information contact: 

MOUNT CALVARY LUTHERAN CHURCH

Rev. Robert Plain

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

SOUTHWEST REGION
Dr. Lawrence R. Rast, Jr., President of Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN, will present "Is America Christian?" at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1240 S. Maple Avenue, Fairborn OH (937)878.0651 on Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.  A continental breakfast will be provided beginning at 8:00 AM. Dr. Rast will also be addressing the Adult Bible Class on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 9:30 AM. 
GIVE NOW
This new area on the Ohio District website gives you a new way to generously support the ministries of your Ohio District. You can give now as an individual or through congregational mission support.  Click on the "Give Now" tab and you will be directed to the area designated for making your gift to the Ohio District through PayPal or CLICK HERE to be taken directly to our website. The various ministries and missions throughout Ohio, West Virginia and Northern Kentucky rely on your support. Thank you in advance. 
REMINDER OF UPCOMING EVENTS
St. John's Lutheran Church of Marysville, Ohiocelebrating their 175th anniversary on Pentecost Sunday, May 19, 2013.  Guest speaker for the celebration worship services at 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM will be the Rev. Kenneth R. Klaus, Speaker Emeritus of The Lutheran HourĀ® radio program. GO HERE
 
Transforming Communities Worship Conference will be held Friday, May 17 through Sunday, May 19, 2013 at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Cleveland, Ohio. Read more HERE 
 
Servant Event in Appalachia from June 16-21, 2013.  GO HERE for more info.