Ohio District LCMS
May 1, 2014
Caring About our Young People

Faith, Values & Millennials, the 2014 LCMS Youth Ministry Symposium, brought to the surface some things to ponder and do in ministry with those called 'young adults', 'emerging adults' or millennials.

Those in the age group of 18 - 30 years, very often are not the ones we see filing into our churches on Sunday mornings or at any other time when the doors are open.  Young people in this age group are striving to find their place in the world let alone in the church.

Read more HERE


Ruth:  More than a Love Story
CPH presents the latest Bible study for women.  Read more 
Turn the Lights Out!
Read the most recent article from Concordia Center for the Family
District Church Extension  
Check out the Ohio District CEF website  HERE 

The Ohio District Youth Ministry Team welcomes some new faces for the 2014-2015 school year!  

The youth who were nominated, went through the procedure of essay writing, getting recommendations, being interviewed and were chosen to serve are:

  • Alison Rein, Redeemer-Austintown
  • Heath Lude, Redeemer-Austintown
  • Karl Dierking, Christ-Cincinnati
  • Rachel Moeller, Gloria Dei-Hudson
  • Nick Latessa, Emmanuel-Kettering
  • Colin Jedrzedek, St. John-Garfield Heights

They join:  Liz Hulbert, St. John-Stryker; Irene Swift, Trinity-Willoughby; Paul Barvincak, Good Shepherd-Florence and Sarah Robison, Zion-Cincinnati, who will be serving a second year during their Senior year of high school.

Please continue to lift up prayers for Karen Dutton and the Youth Ministry Team as they serve our Lord and the youth of the Ohio District! 

This year's Ohio District SERVANT EVENT week will be in McArthur, Ohio.  This is the second site for Lutheran Social Services in Central Ohio.  The week is Sunday, June 22 - Friday, June 27th.  Read more info 
See the preview of upcoming opportunities offered by CTS, Ft. Wayne, IN HERE 
Chaplain Partnership invites you to their 6th Annual Wine Tasting Garden Party on Friday, June 6, 2014 from 7:00-9:30 PM.  All proceeds benefit the ministry of Chaplain Partnership.  See details HERE