April 18, 2023

This week, we are praying for the following churches and schools:

Prince of Peace-Columbus


Redeemer-Cuyahoga Falls


For the week of April 23rd we are praying for:



Holy Cross (Deaf)-Columbus

LCMS Kansas District


Hey, Singles! Save the date: Saturday, June 24, 2023!

This event is for adults who are single and are post-college age. There will be worship, discussions, fellowship, services projects, food, fun, and new friends!  MORE INFO

The Pierstorf College Fund is a one-of-a-kind pan Lutheran financial aid program that provides interest-free loans to all Lutherans pursuing a higher education who live in the State of Ohio. READ MORE 

This spring, campus ministry leaders from across the Synod will converge in Minneapolis for their first national gathering in nearly two decades. The LCMS U Campus Ministry Staff Conference is set for May 31 and June 1 at University Lutheran Chapel, and anyone who leads an LCMS campus ministry — pastors, DCEs, deaconesses, vicars and others — is invited to attend. There is no cost to register. In addition, those who do so before May 1 will have the cost of their lodging on May 31 covered. Participants are responsible for their own transportation.  SEE ARTICLE

Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cleveland, Ohio will hold their Spring Organ Concert, on Sunday, April 30, 2023 at 3:00 PM, featuring composer and organist Shane Brandes. MORE INFO 

Redeemer Lutheran Church in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio will be hosting a National Day of Prayer Breakfast on May 4, 2023. The breakfast will begin serving at 7:30 AM and the program will begin at 8:00 AM. The keynote speaker is Jack Davis, Cuyahoga Falls Chief of Police. Convenient parking is available, and the facility is handicap accessible. There is no charge, but reservations are required. 

Call 330.923.1445 to save your space. RSVP by May 1, 2023. SEE FLYER 

Hunger Warriors/Lutherans Against Hunger Team Leader, Mary Levtzow (St. Paul Lutheran Church and School in Westlake, Ohio) asks that you please mark your calendar for the 2023 Walk for Hunger at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, on Saturday, June 3, 2023. For more details about participating, CLICK HERE 

Rev. Bryan Reeves, Pastor at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Richton Park, IL, is walking 312 miles to bring attention to Ascension Lutheran School, Gary, IN. Pastor is walking from Cleveland, OH, where his ministry first began, to Gary, IN. Last year, he did the walk in reverse and raised $50,000 for the school and its ministry to the children and the community. For more info, see FLYER.


Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Powell, Ohio has an immediate need for a part-time Music Director, and for a part-time AV/Sound technician. For more info, GO HERE

St. John Lutheran School in Napoleon, Ohio has positions available for a Kindergarten teacher, and for a 7/8 Grade teacher, for the 2023-2024 school year. Click on the job description for more information.

For a limited time, Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) is offering a 6-month fixed rate term note at 4.5%. The minimum investment is $500.00. This offer is for new money only and available for Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Individuals, Congregations, and Organizations. To get started, contact contact Lisa Hall, Ohio LCEF VP at [email protected] or 216-570-7077.

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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