MISSION MATTERS
Ohio District LCMS
October 15, 2013
Fireside Chat #4
Click HERE to see the latest fireside chat from Ohio District President Terry Cripe.  This fourth episode is called, EYES. 
Ohio District Board of Directors Report
Read the Summary Report from the September 20, 2013 Board of Directors meeting HERE
 
Grace Place Retreat in 2014
Grace Place logo
Mark your calendar for the "Pastors and Professional Church Workers" from May 5-9, 2014 at Salt Fork Lodge.  Cost is $250 for couples and $150 for individuals.  The "Living Well" information still applies and additional grants are available, if needed.  For more information, contact Rev. Eric Van Scyoc at: .  You can go to the link
HERE for online registration.  
The Hospice of the Western Reserve
is currently recruiting volunteers to provide care and support for their patients and their families.  The next series of volunteer classes will be held at HWR, 29101 Health Campus Drive, #400, Westlake, OH  44145 on Fridays, December 6 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM and December 13 & 20 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.  Teen and non-clinical volunteers require attendance at the 1st class and 2 hours of self study; clinical volunteers must attend all classes and the self study. Pre-registration is required.  Contact Mary McGowan at 800-707-8922 X-6881.
Music Choices for Worship Conference
Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne will be hosting a conference that addresses music choices for worship, "An Open Conversation on Music in the Church:  A Look at the Elephant in the Room" which will be held November 3-5, 2013.  Read more HERE 
Traveling Eye-dea Store

comes to the Lutheran Home's MAIN STREET on Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  The Lutheran Home at Concord Reserve,

2116 Dover Center Road in Westlake, Ohio, has partnered with the Cleveland Sight Center to bring their wonderful, adaptive EYE-dea Shop items to the West-side of Cleveland.  

For details contact Janice Snyder at 440-847-1031 or .  Read more HERE, especially about the items available at the traveling store.