Ohio District LCMS                                                                        August 1, 2017
Mission Ministry

Read the LCMS StewardCAST article, "Stewardship of Freedom"

Youth Ministry
Begin planning now for the Ohio District Sr. High Youth Gathering:  November 17-19, 2017 , the Ohio District Jr. High Youth Gathering:  March 9-11, 2018  and IT'S NOT TOO EARLY TO START BUDGETING for the National LCMS Youth Gathering in Minneapolis:  July 11-15, 2019

Charitable Giving
Read the Charitable Gift Planning Newsletter for August 2017
Lutheran Braille Workers (LBW) is seeking an experienced manager and fundraiser to join the leadership team in this new position at LBW.   For Job Description , CLICK HERE
Send Resume to: Lutheran Braille Workers, Inc., PO Box 5000, Yucaipa, California 92399
The above listing is a full-time position with benefits through Concordia Plan Services.  (See www.concordiaplans.org  for benefit details: The Church's Plan.)
For more info on LBW, please visit: ww.lbwinc.org 

Find more practical guidelines for studying the Word of God in the newest edition of the Theological Commonplace Series, "On Interpreting Sacred Scripture and Method of Theological Study", by Johann Gerhard.   Read more

Our Mission Matters to young people:  How are you reaching out to them as school starts once again?  Do you have contact information for the college students?  Is the congregation using and incorporating the talents of the high schoolers?  Are the needs of young families being met once again as the routine changes after the summer is over.  Take time to think, discuss and plan for and with the youth and their families.

Read the August 2017 newsletter from Reaching Rural America for Christ featuring the article, "USING DEMOGRAPHIC DATA TO BETTER UNDERSTAND YOUR RURAL AND SMALL TOWN COMMUNITY" HERE

Read the August 2017 newsletter from Jennifer Freudenburg Project Manager for the Concordia Center for the Family entitled, "Will We Meet In Heaven?" HERE