MISSION MATTERS
Ohio District LCMSDecember 1, 2013

"Tale of the Unexpected" is the theme of the tenth Generosity Fireside Chat by Ohio District President Terry Cripe. You can find the video on the Ohio District YouTube channel. Congregational leaders are encouraged to find creative ways to show series of videos to members and participants.  

"Generosity - It's a Godly Thing" is the final episode of President Terry Cripe's Generosity Fireside Chat videos. You can view the video on the Ohio District YouTube channel.Congregational and school leaders are encouraged to show all eleven videos in order for the most effective communication about generosity.  

LUTHERAN HOUR MINISTRIES 

is offering two Advent Devotions in 2013. The first, "The Word Became Flesh and Dwelt Among Us", is written by Rev. Wayne Palmer, LHM's theological editor and writer. The second,  "Advent People: Waiting for the Coming Savior", is penned by Pastor Lonie Eatherton.  Both devotions can be downloaded, customized and printed to give to congregation members or to use as an outreach tool.  The Word Became Flesh is also available to read online or can be received via e-mail subscription throughout the Advent season. An audio version of The Word Became Flesh will be available beginning Dec. 1 or you can receive it as a podcast. For more details, go to the LHM website: http://www.lhm.org/advent/   


REACHING RURAL AMERICA for Christ
Read the December 2013 newsletter of  the LCMS Rural and Small Town Mission, Reaching Rural America for Christ HERE, featuring the article, "The National RSTM Conference:  A Conference for All!" 

UPCOMING EVENTS AT CTS - Ft. Wayne
Attached is the listing of upcoming events at Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, IN.  See the events HERE 

Do not ask the Lord to guide your footsteps if you are not willing to move your feet!