LCMC Churches Host First Ever 3-Day Youth Retreat

Sacred Word Lutheran Church (LCMC) of Mobridge, South Dakota and St. John’s Lutheran Church (NALC – LCMC) of Selby, South Dakota teamed together to hold their first 3 day youth retreat, July 19th, 20th, 21st, at Sacred Word Lutheran Campus along the shores of Lake Oahe. The services and presentations were based on Genesis Chapters 1 -2 -3 “Gods Creation” geared at “Building a Better You.”  Tents were ... [...]

Book Offering for Ethiopian Seminary to Take Place at Annual Gathering

"Ambassadors for Christ" is the theme of our 2012 Annual Gathering, and those attending the event are all invited to take part in becoming just that.  The seminary of the Mekane Yesus church in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is in desperate need of books for their students.  To help out, LCMC is welcoming an offering of books from our members at the Annual Gathering to be given to that seminary.  If you have books on any of the topics ... [...]

By-Law Changes to be Voted on at 12th Annual Gathering

Dear Friends, LCMC was founded in March of 2001 and its constitution and by-laws approved in October of the same year. About three years ago, it was decided that we should review those original documents and make any necessary changes, additions and deletions. Our constitution and the “pastoral admonition” have not changed—they both continue to serve our association well.However, in reviewing our by-laws, the team ... [...]

Spirit of Hope Youth Group Helps Peace Lutheran with Outreach Program

From July 20-31, 10 youth and 4 adult chaperones from Spirit of Hope Lutheran Church in Parker, CO went on a Mission Trip to Gulf Shores, AL to help Peace Lutheran Church LCMC with their Vacation Bible School and Back to School Outreach program. The people of Peace Lutheran Church have been reaching out to families in their community who have experienced difficulty due to natural disasters and the BP gulf oil spill.   The ... [...]

LCMC Announces September Missions Conference

This September, the Great Commission Lutherans of Northwest Iowa will host A Light for All Peoples!, a Missions Conference aimed at equipping pastors and church leaders with the skills to ignite a passion within their congregations for sharing God's mission beyond the walls of the church building. Keynote speakers Rev. Dr. Gemechis Buba, Ethiopian Evangelist and NALC’s leader of World Mission, Rev. Ken Kimball, Dean of the Iowa ... [...]

Last Day for A4C Photographs

Throughout the month of July, the staff of Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ has invited the members who make up our association to send us photographs depicting how they have been working as "Ambassadors for Christ" within their own congregations, within their community, or anywhere within the world.    The goal?  To incorporate the personal stories of our own members, rather than stock art, to depict the theme ... [...]

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