August 2, 2022

Mark Peters was ordained and installed on Sunday, July 31, 2022 at Zion-Bull Rapids, Woodburn, IN with Rev. Tim Sims officiating the ordination and President Kevin Wilson officiating the installation. Rev. Peters is a recent graduate of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne and will serve Zion Lutheran Church in Woodburn, IN and Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Antwerp, OH. May God bless your ministry, Rev. Peters!

Registration is now open for the Ohio District LCMS 2022 Fall Church Worker Conference, taking place October 10-12, at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Lewis Center, Ohio. Check out the Conference Agenda, and the Wives Retreat is back! For details and to register, CLICK HERE

Miss Madelyn Barrington (with Mr. Kevin Creutz, Ohio District LCMS) at her Commissioning on Sunday, July 31, 2022 at St. John (Nottingham) Lutheran Church and School in Cleveland, Ohio. Miss Barrington is Dual Certified as a DCE and Teacher.

Congratulations and God's richest blessings to you!

Prayers for the Parish:

St. Mark's Victory-Boardman

Lighted Cross-Ashtabula

St. Paul (Flatrock)-Napoleon


Have you ever noticed the subtle ceremony involved in receiving the offerings during the Divine Service?  Read the August 2022 Stewardship Ministry Article, "The Ceremony of the Offertory."

Here's a chance for singles of your congregation or Christian singles you know to CONNECT!

A one-day event is planned for Saturday, September 10, 2022.


20,000 attended the LCMS Youth Gathering in Houston, TX in July. Read about this exciting event HERE

You can also check out the LCMS PHOTOS

Register by Wednesday, August 3, 2022 for the Ohio District and Concordia Plans Services Pre-Retirement Seminar on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. There’s no cost to participate! MORE INFO

Faith Community Lutheran Church in Las Vegas, NV is a diverse community of believers. See how their focus on missions has allowed this young church to grow. SEE VIDEO


The District Connection exists to inform and inspire the congregations and partners of

the Ohio District LCMS in fostering the fulfillment of the Great Commission.

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