MISSION MATTERS
Ohio District LCMS
March 15, 2014
Ability at Work
 
March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.  Check out the information on Filling Homes and Luther Home of Mercy
Hospice Volunteer
 
Hospice of the Western Reserve is currently recruiting volunteers.
The next series of volunteer classes will be at the Jennings Center for Older Adults in Garfield Heights, Ohio starting in May, 2014.  See flyer 
Bethesda Scholarships
 
Bethesda Lutheran Communities scholarship applications for the 2014-15 academic year are now available for Lutheran high school, college and seminary students with a career objective in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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LUTHERAN HERITAGE FOUNDATION
Two (2) new books are now available, free of charge, from the Lutheran Heritage Foundation (LHF): The Arabic Small Catechism and the Spanish Bible with Small Catechism (3rd Edition). To order either of these books, call the LHF office at 800-554-0723 or e-mail:   
SUMMER CAMP
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Summer Camp is right around the corner. These LCMS Camps have sessions for kindergarten through high school and also family camps. 1-6 day programs are offered and financial is available  For more information:
Camp Lutherhaven:  www.lutherhaven.org or 260-636-7101
Camp Lakeview: www.camplakeview.com or 812.342.4815
LUTHERAN METROPOLITAN MINISTRY
Savor, a flavorful benefit to bring food and culinary training to people in need will take place on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at the InterContinental Hotel near University Circle from 6:00-9:00 PM.  For special congregation pricing, contact Marge Zellmer at 216.658.7204 or .  

Next Step, a program of support to at-risk teens, is looking for gently used couches for their independent living program and youth shelter.  They can use up to a dozen couches (no sectionals, please) as well as other gently used household items and baby furniture. Contact: Michelle Morris at or call 216.221.8920.
LUTHERAN HOMES SOCIETY
See the Lutheran Homes Society 2013 Annual Report "Partners in the Gospel" HERE
 
CONCORDIA SEMINARIES
Concordia Seminary-St. Louis has a one-day event for prospective students - college age and older on April 11, 2014.  There is no charge for this event.  Click HERE for more information.


Dr. Just named Director of Spanish-Speaking Pastoral Formation.  Read article HERE