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Commissioned Calls and Vacancies Updated May 27, 2024

Items that are NEW from the previous week are in this color. Please contact Shannon Bearman at shannon.bearman@in.lcms.org with any changes or updates. All listings are for next school year unless otherwise noted.  Calls Accepted Trisha Engel (Immanuel Lutheran,...

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Devotion from Euguene Brunow – May 27, 2024

Jesus is Always in Charge The gospel for this coming Sunday (Second Sunday after Pentecost) is Mark 2:23-28. Mark reports that Jesus was often followed by the Pharisees as he traveled throughout Galilee (Mark 2:1–3:30). Unfortunately, their purpose was not to join...

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June 2024 LCMS Foundation Newsletter

Most of the congregations that the Apostle Paul planted on his missionary journeys did not last for centuries. It may very well be that ministries in the Lord’s Church are meant to be changing and nimble to reach the world as it changes. Nonetheless, we often become...

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Thanksgiving and Prayers for Our Seminaries

Our eldest son, Zachary, is moving to Fort Wayne this week with his wife and children, in order to begin his studies at the seminary next month. It’s a bit of déjà vu for my wife and me, as Zach was a newborn infant when I started Greek at the seminary thirty-five...

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Ordained Calls and Vacancies – Updated May 22, 2024

CONGREGATIONS / RSOs CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL (SENIOR or SOLE): Note: Changes from last week's list are marked in colored font. AVON, Our Shepherd (Senior) - called Rev. Andrew Gruenhagen (Wayne, MI) BEDFORD, Calvary - called Rev. Willis McCall (Huntley, MT) -...

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Congregational Statistics Report – Due May 31!

After two extensions, Synod's Congregational Statistics and Lay Leader Report due date is now final and closing in QUICKLY!  It is now due by May 31.  This year it is more important than EVER to turn in this updated information.  The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod...

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Concordia Health Plan’s New Mental Health Resource

On May 1, Concordia Health Plan Services rolled out a new resource designed to further support and enhance the mental health care of church workers in the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS) called Confide Behavioral Health Navigator through the nationwide mental...

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2024 Christ Academy Opportunities – CTSFW

Christ Academy consists of three important elements: confessional catechesis, liturgical worship, and a fun life together. This tradition of learning, worship, and fun provides an incredible two-week experience for young men and women in high school, especially for...

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Commissioned Calls and Vacancies Updated May 20, 2024

Items that are NEW from the previous week are in this color. Please contact Shannon Bearman at shannon.bearman@in.lcms.org with any changes or updates. All listings are for next school year unless otherwise noted.  Calls Accepted Trisha Engel (Immanuel Lutheran,...

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