YOUR MITES OFFERINGS HAVE MADE AN IMPACT
2015-2017 Mission Grant: Deaconess Training - LCMS support for International Partner Churches updated LWML that for the FY16-17 a Deaconess Internship was awarded to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Cincinnati for a St. Louis student. Wollaston Lutheran Church in Quincy, MA will also be blessed with a Deaconness Intern from Ft. Wayne. Read more here.
2015-2017 Mission Grant: Providing Hope for Detroit - Acts 2 Enterprise (A2E) updated LWML that A2E expanded its outreach activity to include back to school supplies through Lutheran churches in Detroit and Pontiac by providing 250 back packs to community residents in Fall 2016. The work of leadership development for local and regional leaders was facilitated through the Fall 2016 Urban Institute. The theme was Transformed to Transform which provided training on principles and strategies for personal and corporate transformation to effectively engage the community. Read more here.
OCTOBER GOSPEL OUTREACH ACTIVITY
Hope for the Holidays: Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service
Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it. Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering (Hebrews 13:2-3).
You can find the instructions for this activity here
PASTOR APPRECIATION MONTH
It's Pastor Appreciation month! You can download and print a Pastor Appreciation card designed by Amy Gill here.
WHERE LOVE ABIDES BIBLE STUDY BY DONNA PYLE
The Gospel of John invites us to abide in Christ, and live daily in closer communion and fellowship with Him. However, many Christians stop short of entering into that abiding intimacy. Through this on-location and in-studio combination Bible study, we walk through God’s vineyard over eight lessons to learn the practical and spiritual applications of connecting with the True Vine to bear fruit that lasts. These beautiful verses from John 15 help us understand and put into practice what it means to abide in Christ.
- The True Vine and the Vinedresser
- Fruit-Bearing Branches
- Failure to Abide
- Abiding Prayers
- The Vineyard of Love
- The Commandment to Love
- Friends, Not Servants
- Bearing Fruit
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