re:Vitality There is congregational vitality wherever God’s Word is proclaimed in purity and the Lord’s Sacraments are rightly administered.
The Biblical Charities Continuing Education, which promotes applied mercy-education in connection with the LCMS, sponsored a roundtable discussion on “Caring for the Homeless with the Theology of the Cross.”
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, the Rev. Dr. E. Johnson Rethinasamy presents a free webinar titled “Ministry in the Epicenter of the Coronavirus Pandemic.”
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, former Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) vice-president Kaye Wolff presents a free webinar titled “A Welcoming Church.”
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. Eric Linthicum presents a free webinar titled “Create Vibrant Multi-Ethnic Ministries.”
Hosted by LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission, Rev. Dr. Mark Woods presents a free webinar on “re:Vitality — New Life for Long-Established Ministries.”
How are we equipping, encouraging, and enabling the people God has given us to serve and volunteer in His mission?
LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission offers helpful resources to assist in caring for the marginalized, including the homeless and others in need.
Effective outreach is the “planting and watering” (cf. 1 Corinthians 3:5-9) through which a congregation intentionally engages nonchurched people in ways that … provide the congregation with means of continuing contact with the nonchurched people.
Together we will reach the least and the lost in MissionField: USA, and we will bring the Gospel to new people in new places across the country. We are going to tell the Good News and love our neighbor.
God is working in Philadelphia, and we thank Him for the opportunity to be His hands and feet to His children there.
Would you like to learn how to invite, welcome and receive people to your church? The Connect to Disciple workshop, the first module in the re:Vitality program, is designed to help your congregation develop effective outreach.
Leaders of the Synod’s Office of National Mission and district presidents discuss domestic mission efforts like Mission Field: USA and Re: Vitality – ongoing efforts to bring the Gospel to urban, rural and multiethnic communities while also revitalizing struggling congregations.
The need for healthcare and education internationally is enormous, and the MMT program will continue to walk alongside our international partners to help meet this need. However, that same need exists right here in the United States as well.
KFUO Radio host Andy Bates talks with Rev. Steve Schave, director, LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Peter Burfeind about national mission work. Rev. Burfeind is a domestic missionary serving in campus ministry at the University of Toledo and in the struggling inner city of Toledo, Ohio, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church and Student Ministry.