This newsletter, offers brief reports on people and events bringing the good news of the Gospel to people in the communities served by the congregations of the Ohio District, LCMS.

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Current Newsletter

LCMS OHIO DISTRICT                                November 30, 2017
NORTH CENTRAL REGION

On Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 3:00 PM "All is well - Light, Life, Love", hosted by St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1377 Lester Road in Valley City, Ohio.   A warm reception awaits you as you enjoy "Margit's Perfect Cup of Tea", the Christmas Story, and a feature presentation by Betty Barlow and Kristen Nagy from The Oaks in Brunswick. Music by Ray Miller and Hal Lissow.  The evening concludes with delicious homemade treats. A portion of the freewill offering will be donated to The Oaks. For more information, call 330-483-3883 or visit www.spvc.org.

The annual live nativity originally held at Grace-Oberlin is now at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 15617 Mason Road in Vermilion, Ohio.   The walk-through Bethlehem will be on Saturday, December 9th and Sunday, December 10th from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Walk-through presentations are approximately every 15 minutes.  For details,  CLICK HERE

You are invited to a night of music and worship, celebrating the birth of Jesus on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 7:00 PM at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 27993 Detroit Road in Westlake, Ohio.  Admission is FREE!  Get more information  HERE

Rev. Emil Gretarsson, Associate Pastor at Holy Cross-North Canton, has put together an iNeighborhood workshop on Saturday, January 20, 2018, from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.  Lunch and childcare provided. Reservations are needed so call 330.499.3307 or e-mail:   Read Rev. Gretarsson's overview and see flyer  HERE

SOUTHWEST REGION

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Cincinnati, Ohio is featured in the LCMS Reporter.  Read the article HERE

Rev. Mark Etter, Pastor at Bethany Lutheran Church in Erlanger, KY, gives you a glimpse of his new book, "32 days with God's Story", which is now available on Amazon.  Check it out 
SOUTHEAST REGION

The Winter Men's Retreat will take place on Friday and Saturday, February 16-17, 2018, with speaker Dr. Joel Biermann.  For more information and to use the bulletin insert, go  HERE