Etana Abdissa Debel, Luther Seminary Student

Please pray for Luther Seminary student Etana Abdissa Debel, who was informed that his scholarship will come to end in June 2013 due to the sending church’s (EECMY) decision to end its association with the ELCA. A member of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) and a third-year PhD student at Luther Seminary, he is a Church History major.  He is married and has two daughters.  He is a full-time ... [...]

Members Invited to Share Photos for Annual Gathering Book

Get your cameras ready, because it's time to share with LCMC what your congregation has been up to for the past year! In celebration of our 13th Annual Gathering, themed "The Grace of Giving", our staff is inviting pastors, leaders, church members and staff from any and all LCMC congregations to share with us in a photograph what your congregation has done over the past year in order to reflect financial stewardship, generosity and ... [...]

Disaster Relief Effort Opportunities Now Posted

Looking for ways to help out someone in need this summer?   Three new opportunities have been added to our website for those who would like to help provide emergency relief assistance to those whose lives have been affected by recent catastrophic disasters. Oklahoma City AreaThe Lutheran Disaster Assistance Fund, organized by those at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, an LCMC congregation in Marion, IA, provides emergency assistance ... [...]

Two Congregations Unite in Downtown Seattle

There came a day when the Apostle Paul stiffened his back and said, “No!” His “no” was hurledat Barnabas, his partner, who wanted to take Mark along with them on the second journey tobuild up new infant congregations. (Acts 15:35-41). Paul could not dismiss the fact that Markhad bailed out in a previous mission effort. Verse 39 puts it succinctly, “And there arose asharp contention , so that they separated from ... [...]

Online Registration for Annual Gathering Now Open

What would happen in your congregation if every household could give the first 10% back to God through the ministry of the local church?   From October 6-9, 2013, come together with other pastors, leaders and church members from all over the world as Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ celebrates its 13th Annual Gathering, themed "The Grace of Giving", at the Adoba Hotel in historic Dearborn, MI. This ... [...]

Calling All Church Planters!

If your congregation has formed over the last 5-years, or is in some process of being developed, please consider joining us for our Third Annual New Ministry Workshop from October 9-10, 2013 at the Adoba Hotel in Dearborn, MI.   The event will be hosted by Rev. Dan Clites, Coordinator for New Ministry Development for LCMC.  Dan planted and led Rejoice! Lutheran Church in Northfield-Dundas, Minnesota for 10-years.By coming ... [...]

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