LCMC to Offer Conflict Resolution Workshops

The LCMC Ministry Board is announcing in place of a leadership conference, conflict resolution workshops will be held regionally throughout the United States.  Workshops will be led by LCMC Coordinator for Pastoral Ministry Perry Fruhling, a trained facilitator for Peter Steinke’s Healthy Congregations and has a variety of training in conflict resolution and family systems.  As we continue to grow as an ... [...]

2019 Leadership Conference Update

The LCMC Ministry Board has announced that our 2019 Leadership Conference will be done regionally throughout the United States.  We hope to offer several events at times and dates to be announced soon.  Some of these regional events will coincide with LCMC district gatherings in order to optimize travel efforts. This year’s Leadership Conference events will focus on Conflict Resolution.  Pastor Perry Fruhling, LCMC ... [...]

Get Mobile Updates!

Did you know that the LCMC App lets you sign up to receive news updates on your mobile device based entirely on your interests?  Here's a breakdown of what's available: General Notifications: Select this option if you’d like to be notified ONLY of announcements that aren’t related to attending a specific event.  Examples: New videos/podcasts Service projects Contests Major news updates from the ... [...]

2017 Leadership Conference Wraps Up

This year 185 people gathered in Omaha as we rounded out a three-year cycle on discipleship with the theme Discipling by Design and a concentration on four areas of ministry in which every church is already engaged: worship, community, mission and leadership. The intent was to assist those present in making these things more intentionally disciple-making. Presenters were all LCMC pastors and la [...]

Register Now: 2017 Leadership Conference

Registration is now open for our 2017 Leadership Conference.  Themed Discipling by Design, our 2017 Leadership Conference focuses on how we can become more and more disciple-making in our worship, community, mission, and leadership development.   Participants will enjoy keynote speakers, worship, and interactive discussion groups after each presentation.   Advance registration for this year's conference is $89 per ... [...]

Leadership Conference Videos Now Available for Streaming

Earlier this month we hosted our 2016 Leadership Conference, which focused on three shifts congregations can make in order to better reach out and make a difference in today's plugged in and over-booked world.  A total of 243 people attended the event, which was held from April 10-12 at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Altoona, IA.  Videos of this year's keynote presentations are now available at our website for ... [...]

2016 Event Registration Deadlines

If you're headed to one of our spring or summer events, don't forget to register. These deadlines will he here before you know it! Called 2 Serve registration ends March 1. Early Bird Registration for the Leadership Conference ends February 29. Register today! [...]

Registration Now Open for 2016 Leadership Conference

Registration is now open for Shift: Retooling Church, our 2016 Leadership Conference, which will take place April 10-12 at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Altoona, IA. Pastors, church leaders and church members who register for the conference by Monday, February 29 will receive a discounted registration rate! Through the use of keynote speakers, skits and small group discussions, this year's con [...]

Our DNA: Sunday and Monday Recap

This week, 744 people from the U.S. and abroad traveled to Frisco, TX for the Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ 15th Annual Gathering.  The theme this year was “Our DNA”.   The event kicked off on Sunday night with dinner and an opening worship service featuring Pr. Becky Hand from Life in Grace Lutheran Church of Odessa, TX and the worship team from Martin Luther Lutheran Church of Giddings, TX. ... [...]

Leadership Conference Podcasts Now Available

Podcasts from our 2015 Leadership Conference are now available at our website.  Head to Events  >  Media & Downloads  >  Video & Presentations (or click here) to find presentations from each of our keynote speakers, including: Rev. TJ Anderson, Rev. Jeremey King, Rev. Steve Turnbull and Rev. Dr. Reggie McNeal.  [...]

Last Call for Fellowship Activity Sign-Up!

Our 2015 Leadership Conference is just one week away, however there is still an opportunity for those who plan on attending the conference to sign up for one of the Guided Fellowship Activities on Tuesday, May 5! If you are interested in the Columbus Clippers Baseball Game, North Market Tour/Dinner or SON Ministries, we must have your paid, advance registration NO LATER than Friday, April 24. [...]

Leadership Conference Update: Fellowship Activity Sign-Up

Our 2015 Leadership Conference will be here before you know it, and the deadline to sign up for some of our planned Fellowship Activities is fast approaching!  As tickets for the Columbus Clippers Baseball Game and North Market Tour/Dinner must be purchased in advance, all Leadership Conference attendees who would like to take part in either fellowship activity should register for the conference by Wednesday, March 11, ... [...]

Don't Miss Out on LCMC's 2015 Leadership Conference!

It’s been two years since LCMC held a national Leadership Conference, and May 3rd will be here before you know it.  Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to be together and learn how better to serve Christ and His church! iFollow: Life Together in the Way of Jesus will be held at Upper Arlington Lutheran Church, near Columbus, Ohio, May 3-6, 2015.  The Ministry Board of LCMC has been hard at work preparing this ... [...]

Registration is Now Open for iFollow: Life Together in the Way of Jesus

Online registration is now open for iFollow: Life Together in the Way of Jesus, our 2015 Leadership Conference.  The conference will take place May 3-6, 2015 at the Mill Run campus of Upper Arlington Lutheran Church and aims to focus on overcoming the challenges of following Jesus in our 21st Century world of selfies, Tweets and Facebook.  Keynote speakers will include: Rev. TJ Anderson - Senior Pastor of Upper Arlington ... [...]

Getting Connected!

To date, we now have 16 districts and fellowship groups all across the U.S.  Most of them are geographic in nature, some are non-geographic, but in every case, districts help us to get connected and stay in touch with each other.  Districts are voluntary and vary in degree of “organization”, and that is exactly as was intended from the beginning of LCMC.Three years ago, I invited the leaders of all the districts at that ... [...]

LCMC Announces Leadership Training Events for Spring 2014

Are you tired of bleak, gray, polar vortex days?! Exhausted after shoveling mountains of snow and jump-starting your car?! Then plan now to make the trek to sunny southern California for this year’s annual leadership event, hosted and planned by Mount of Olives Church in Mission Viejo, California.  Pastor John Steward and his team have planned an exciting, challenging and practical two-day conference to keep us going into all the ... [...]

2013 Leadership Conference: What Did You Think?

We hope that each and every one of you who attended our 2013 Leadership Conference in San Diego, CA or Birmingham, AL had a fantastic experience, and the Board and Staff members of LCMC are interested in hearing your thoughts. Please consider sharing your thoughts, ideas, and suggestions on this year's conference via our Online Evaluation Form by next Friday, April 26th.    Thank you for your participation.  Your feedback ... [...]

Leadership Conference Registration Now Open

Online registration is now active for our 2013 Leadership Conferences in San Diego, CA and Birmingham, AL, and printed brochures should be arriving via snail mail shortly.   This event, hosted annually by the LCMC Ministry Board, is designed to inform, educate and inspire pastors and church leaders to move forward as God's servants.  For the first time in the history of the association, LCMC is offering two different ... [...]

2013 Leadership Conference Offers More Opportunities to Attend

"Navigating Mission in a World of Change" is the theme set for this year's annual Leadership Conference, and for the first time ever, pastors and church leaders have the ability to navigate their way to a 2013 conference in one of TWO locations. Be sure to check your snail mail boxes throughout the month of December for registration materials. [...]

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