In the December 2017 issue of A Pastoral Touch, LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry (SPM) shares information about the following important items:

  • Updating the Specialized Pastoral Ministry webpage —;
  • The first graduating class of the new Electronic-Extended (E-Extended) CPE program that started on July 10;
  • The SPM Scholarship Endowment Fund;
  • Pastoral counseling in India; and
  • Updates and overviews of various conferences, activities and resources related to specialized pastoral ministry.

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