The newsletter also includes practical suggestions for how pastors can use the talents and abilities that God has given them to influence the individuals and groups they shepherd.
Visit lcms.org/rstm to learn more about this ministry and the resources it provides. Also, mark your calendars and pray for the following upcoming events offered through RSTM:
- Engaging the Wandering (ETW) event in Akron, Ohio — Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Central time. The event is being hosted by and held at Hope Lutheran Church in partnership with the LCMS Ohio District. View schedule and register online.
- “Pastor As Community Leader” free webinar presented by Rev. Todd Kollbaum, director, LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission — Thursday, Jan. 18, from 1 to 2 p.m. Central time. Visit lcms.org/rstm if you are interested in participating.
- Engaging the Wandering (ETW) event in Rapid City, S.D. — Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Central time. The LCMS South Dakota District will help with the presentations.
- “Working Partnerships: Dual/Multi Parishes” free webinar presented by Rev. Richard Boring, executive for Mission and Outreach, LCMS Nebraska District — Thursday, March 15, from 1 to 2 p.m. Central time. Visit lcms.org/rstm if you are interested in participating.