MISSION MATTERS
Ohio District LCMS
July 15, 2014

Crowdfunding 101 Webinar

Pastors, Principals, Teachers - Ever heard of crowdfunding? It's an important piece to add to your charitable giving toolbox that can put you in touch with a wider circle of interested donors. You are invited to this webinar to be held on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon.  More info 

2014 All Professional Church Workers Conference

The Ohio District All Professional Church Worker Conference will be held October 19-21, 2014 at Kalahari Resort & Conventions in Sandusky, Ohio.  All pastors, teachers, administrators, and church workers in the Ohio District will gather for our conference with the theme 'Connected in Christ'.  Click HERE for details and forms. 
The HARP Mission (Helping Appalachian Rural People)
is collecting school supplies for school children in Inez, KY and ask for your help.  Anything you donate, such as crayons, pencils, pens, scissors, glue sticks, notebook paper, binders, highlighters, etc. 
 is greatly appreciated.  Read more HERE 
H.A.R.P Mission Servant Event
will take place August 3-8, 2014 in Caldwell, Ohio.  Applications are now being accepted.  40 adults are needed!  Please consider participating in this servant event!  Read more HERE 
Reaching Rural America for Christ
Read the July 2014 newsletter of LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission HERE
Concordia-Ft. Wayne
CTS Announces new leadership for their music department.  Read article HERE 
LMM - Faithful Servant Award
LMM is now accepting nominations for the Faithful Servant Award which recognizes an individual's distinguished service, dedication or accomplishments through involvement in Greater Cleveland area Lutheran congregations and in social ministry organizations, schools, or other organizations that serve the larger community.  The deadline for nominations is Friday, August 15, 2014.  The award winner will be announced at the LMM Trolley Connection on September 16th and presented at the winner's church.  For a nomination form or more information, please visit www.lutheranmetro.org or call 216.658.7204.