In the April 2018 issue of A Pastoral Touch, LCMS Specialized Pastoral Ministry (SPM) shares information about the following important items:

  • The theme of the two 2018 SPM educational events, “SPM in the Midst of Crisis;”
  • SPM podcasts that will soon be posted on the Worldwide KFUO website (;
  • An update on Disaster Response (DR) Chaplains and their work;
  • The latest news in prison ministry; and
  • Updates and overviews of various conferences, activities and resources related to specialized pastoral ministry.

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