Mission Matters is the Ohio District LCMS newsletter that helps congregations bring effective witness of the Gospel to their communities and the world.

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LCMS Ohio District                                                                                                             November 15, 2017
Mission Ministry

Stewardship
Read the November 2017 LCMS Stewardship Newsletter Article

Youth Ministry

youthESource.com 
provides Jesus-centered resources for those at work with youth in the Lutheran congregation and beyond.

Charitable Giving
Read Eileen's November 2017 Gift Planning article
A FRIENDLY REMINDER FROM REV. PAUL HOFFMAN, DISTRICT SECRETARY -- (no postcard!)
 
I MPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER for the 2018 District Convention:
 
The name of your 
Congregational Lay Delegate for the 2018 Convention is DUE BY December 31, 2017.
 
Nominations for District President, Vice-Presidents, and Board of Directors are DUE BY February 28, 2018.
 
Circuit Visitors should hold their Circuit Forums to elect the Circuit Visitor by February 28, 2018 . Several Circuit Visitors have expressed concern about logistics about conducting the Circuit forum, but there is something you can do. Contact me at .
 
Any congregation or circuit can send an  Overture for the upcoming Convention.  The deadline for this is also
February 28, 2018. Send this to the District office.  Overture Instructions and Sample can be found on the Ohio District website:
www.oh.lcms.org/president-office/2018Convention.

Mark your calendar for National Lutheran Schools Week, starting the week of January 21, 2018. For more information about NLSW and Lutheran Schools of Ohio open houses,  GO HERE

We use technology every day. You're using technology to read this e-mail. Bernard Bull, the author of Digitized, used technology to write his book. Digitized does not make sweeping claims about our culture and how we use technology. Rather, it is meant to prompt you to think deeply about how technology affects your life and, more important, your faith. Read more HERE