The newsletter offers registration details for the 2015 National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference Nov. 5-7 in Kansas City, Mo., and information is also included about Engaging Your Community events and free monthly free webinars.
Visit lcms.org/rstm to learn more about this ministry and the resources it provides. Also, mark your calendars and be praying for the following upcoming events offered through RSTM:
- “Youth and Parent-Partnered Youth Groups” free webinar presented by Angie Kollbaum, youth director, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Concordia, Mo. — Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, from 1 to 2 p.m. Central. Visit lcms.org/rstm if you are interested in participating.
- “Small Church Choirs” free webinar presented by Bill Gasau, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Emma, Mo., and Donna Owens, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Higginsville, Mo. — Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, from 1 to 2 p.m. Central. Visit lcms.org/rstm if you are interested in participating.
- Engaging Your Community (EYC) event in Columbus, Neb. — Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, from 1 to 2 p.m. Central at Christ Lutheran Church. The LCMS Nebraska District will help with the presentations. View schedule and register online.
- 2015 National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference in Kansas City, Mo., at the Kansas City Airport Marriott — Thursday, Nov. 5, through Saturday, Nov. 7. Keynote speakers include the Rev. Ken Klaus, speaker emeritus, “The Lutheran Hour”; Chaplain Craig Muehler, director, LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces; the Rev. Dr. Lucas Woodford, senior pastor, Zion Lutheran Church and School, Mayer, Minn.; and the Rev. Todd Kollbaum, director, RSTM. Watch for updates and more information regarding registration at lcms.org/rstm/conference.