In this issue from LCMS’ Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM), insight is provided into how a congregation can make visitors in their church feel welcome and respected. These actions can then lead a congregation to play a more integral role in the life of its surrounding community. In addition, general information about the ongoing Engaging Your Community (EYC) events and free monthly webinars is communicated.
Visit www.lcms.org/rstm to learn more about the ministry of and the resources provided from LCMS’ Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM). Also, mark your calendars and be praying for the following upcoming events offered through RSTM:
• Parish Nursing free webinar presented by Maggie Karner, director, LCMS Life and Health Ministries – Thursday, February 20, 2014, 1-2 p.m. CST. Visit www.lcms.org/rstm if you are interested in participating.
• Rural Immersion event (2nd annual) hosted by LCMS’ RSTM for LCMS seminary students and their wives only – March 1-8, 2014.
• Equipping Lutherans to be Gospel-motivated Voices for Life free webinar presented by Lori Trinche, national mission and ministry coordinator, Lutherans for Life – Thursday, March 20, 2014, 1-2 p.m. CST. Visit www.lcms.org/rstm if you are interested in participating.