MISSION MATTERS
September 1, 2013
Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry
Trolley Tour
Begin with a continental breakfast and then visit LMM program sites including the Men's Shelter at 2100 Lakeside and Central Kitchen. Cost is only $5. Lunch will be provided. There will be a brief program including the presentation of the Faithful Servant Award. The deadline for nominations for the Faithful Servant Award is Tuesday, September 10, 2013. To submit a nomination or for more information, contact Marge Zellmer, Development & Church Relations Manager, at 216.658.7204 or   
 
Faithful Servant Award
Lutheran Metro Ministry (LMM) is now accepting nominations for The Faithful Servant Award which recognizes an individual's distringuished service, dedicatin or accomplishment 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 the Faithful Servant Award is Tuesday, September 10, 2013.  The award will be presented at the Trolley Tour luncheon on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.  For a nomination form or more information, contact Marge Zellmer at 216.658.7204 or:  mzellmer@lutheran metro.org.
Cleveland Indians Lutheran Day 2013
Join the Cleveland Indians at a ballgame for Lutheran Day at Progressive Field on Saturday, September 21, 2013.   Tickets start at $14.00. Purchase on-line with this link:  http://tinyurl.com/kzm5e3u and enter the special offer code "lutheran".  Additional questions, please call 216.420.4279 or e-mail:  .  See flyer for more details, HERE 
Church Leadership Summit
Building Hope in the City presents the 
Church Leadership Summit
a one-day learning event for church leaders of all types with the goal of networking and equipping the Body of Christ in Northeast Ohio for transformational leadership on Thursday, October 3, 2013 
from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at Grace Church in Middleburg Heights, Ohio.  Keynote speakers include Mike Breen and Hugh Halter.  See flyer 

NOTE:  The Ohio District has several FREE registrations - contact Rev. Jeff Stephens at:   for more information (no on-line registrations can go toward FREE registrations).
Hospice of Western Reserve - Volunteers Needed
Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 East 185th Street, Cleveland, Ohio, is currently recruiting volunteers to provide care and support for patients and their families in the area.   Upcoming dates for training are on Saturday, 9/7/2013 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM, 
and Saturday, 9/21/2013 and Saturday, 9/28/2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.  To register or complete an application go to:  hospicewr.org/volunteer or call 800.707.8922 X-6881.  Click Volunteer Education Schedule for the full schedule.