The December 2015 issue of Reaching Rural America for Christ recaps the 2015 National RSTM Conference held Nov. 5-7, in Kansas City, Mo., both in words and in pictures. The conference was a success with more than 160 pastors and lay leaders in attendance.
The newsletter also offers information about ongoing Engaging Your Community (EYC) events and free monthly 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:
- “Every Pastor Needs a Pastor” free webinar presented by Dr. Mark Rockenbach, assistant professor of practical theology, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis — Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, from 1 to 2 p.m. Central. Visit lcms.org/rstm if you are interested in participating.
- “Community of Christ in Rural and Small Towns” free webinar presented by Rev. Gene Ernst, pastor emeritus — Thursday, Jan. 21, from 1 to 2 p.m. Central time. Visit lcms.org/rstm if you are interested in participating.
- Engaging Your Community (EYC) event in Jackson, Mo. — Saturday, Feb. 13, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Central time at Saxony Lutheran High School. The LCMS Missouri District will help with the presentations. View schedule and register online.
- Circuit Elder Training Workshop in Auburn, Neb. — Saturday, Feb. 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central time. The LCMS Nebraska District will help with presentations. Contact the RSTM office at 888-463-5127 if interested in participating.