MISSION MATTERS
Ohio District LCMS
November 1, 2014

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Reaching Rural America for Christ
Read the November 2014 newsletter featuring the article "TwoTimers" HERE
Concordia Center for the Family
Read the articles entitled, "God's Wonderful Surprises" HERE 
and the article, "God's Many Facited Diamond" HERE

CPH Teams up with LWML
Concordia Publishing House will be providing distribution and ecommerce services for LWML.  Read the article HERE
 
LCMS Disaster Response 
Mary Bates, Ohio District Disaster Coordinator and Director of LSS Disaster Response attended the LCMS Int'l Disaster Response Conference in Fort Wayne, IN, pictured with President Matthew Harrison.  20 countries and 35 districts were represented and it was a great experience.  LCMS is striving for more disaster preparedness training for pastors and laypersons.  The national disaster response office has developed new training materials and district disaster response coordinators will be provided support by Rev. Ross Johnson & Rev. Michael Meyers.
Ministry Wives
Read Deaconess Heidi Goehmann's recent article, "Fathers do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged (Colossians 3:21)" HERE
Church Worker Article
This informative article from the LCMS Reporter, October 2014 issue, highlights LCMS church workers, namely, "who are church workers, become a church worker, and get a church worker."  Read more HERE