January 15, 2014

Junior High Gathering
April 4-6, 2014
The Junior High Gathering will take place at the Crowne Plaza-North in Columbus, Ohio, with guest Ben Glenn, The Chalkguy and musicians, "Lost and Found".  Read more HERE 

Concordia Seminary - St. Louis, MO

Rev. Bill Wrede, Director of Admissions-Concordia Seminary, St. Louis,  will be visiting  congregations in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Michigan between January 30 - February 6, 2014.  See his itinerary HERE

Rev. Dr. Dean O. Wenthe is being honored, to celebrate 40 years of service.  Read More

Rev. Angel Perez, Called to Glory

The Rev. Angel L. Perez, and LCMS leader in Hispanic ministry, was called to his eternal rest on November 24, 2013 at his home in Apopka, FL.  A memorial service was held on December 2, 2013 at Ascension-Casselberry, FL. 

Rev. Perez was Synod's counselor for Hispanic ministry from 1994-98 and was responsible for helping LCMS districts to equip congregations to begin new Hispanic missions. 

Rev. Perez served as pastor of El Buen Pastor Lutheran Church in Cleveland, OH from 1986-1991.  Read the January 2014 article from the Reporter HERE
Reaching Rural America for Christ
Read the most current newsletter from LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission for January 2014 HERE