RSTM_Newsletter_StoryIn this issue from LCMS’ Rural & Small Town Mission (RSTM), information is shared as to how this ministry helps congregations revitalize to accomplish the work God has given them to complete. The 2014 RSTM National Conference, scheduled for Nov. 6-8 in Kansas City, Mo., is also discussed. In addition, general information about the ongoing Engaging Your Community (EYC) events and free monthly webinars is communicated.

Visit 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:

  • Witnessing Grandparents free webinar presented by Richard Bimler, Lutheran Life Communities  Thursday, July 10, 2014, 1-2 p.m. CST. Visit if you are interested in participating.
  • Transitioning to a Worker Priest Model free webinar presented by the Rev. Troy Neujahr, pastor at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Hudson, Mich. – Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, 1-2 p.m. CST. Visit if you are interested in participating.
  • RSTM National Conference — Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 through Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 in Kansas City, Mo. at the Marriott Kansas City Airport. Keynote speakers include the Rev. Dr. Dale Meyer, president, Concordia Seminary; the Rev. Dr. Lawrence Rast, president, Concordia Theological Seminary; and the Rev. Todd Kollbaum, director, RSTM. Registration is now open for this event. Information about this conference can be found at