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THE DISTRICT CONNECTION

November 22, 2022

The Ohio District LCMS seeks an Executive Director of Mission and Ministry. For more information and a description of this position, GO HERE

PRAYERS for the following churches and schools:

St. Peter's-Shaker Heights

Emmaus-Wauseon

Messiah-Middletown

SEE REQUESTS

Efforts are being made to connect youth and families from LCMS congregations. Many of our congregations have very small numbers when it comes to youth. So, let's be intentional in bringing these small groups together for a fun event or meaningful Bible study!

In order to be supportive, the Ohio District is collecting the names of those presently serving youth and families in their congregations. Once the list is complete, any church can contact the District Office to learn who to get in touch with at other churches close by.

PLEASE RETURN this Youth and Family Ministry Information Form so our lists can be complete and helpful! Thank you!

Ladies in Service of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Austintown, Ohio contributed $3000 to the Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning County and $300 to the Concordia Lutheran Church Food Distribution site in Youngstown, Ohio from their Fall Rummage Sale held October 7 & 8. “We give glory to our God for the ability to serve our area’s needs in this manner, and plan to have a future Spring 2023 rummage sale to serve others again.”

The Live Nativity at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Vermilion, Ohio, will take place the weekend of December 10-11, 2022. MORE INFO

This is the weekend for the “We Care” toy drive, benefitting underprivileged children in the Cleveland area! You can drop off toys at St. Paul Lutheran Church and School, in Westlake, Ohio between 10:00 AM-4:00 PM on November 25-27, 2022, or go to: www.stpaulwestlake.org where you can shop online and have the toys delivered directly to the church during the month of November.

Individuals are needed who play the organ for worship services in our area Lutheran congregations. If you know of anyone who has an established background in playing piano and would like to commit to helping the music in our churches continue, please contact Gabriele Wert at Gabrielewert@cim.edu. Students interested in signing up for lessons should be at least 12 years of age and play piano or another keyboard instrument at an intermediate level. The location of instruction can be your church or another location close by. There will be a nominal fee, but want to make training easily accessible to the individual student.

Order the Arch® Books Treasury: Christmas Collection today, featuring twelve classic Arch Books.

CHRISTMAS COLLECTION


Check out the Family Arch® Book Club program for young readers. For more information and to subscribe GO HERE

LHM offers Bible Correspondence Courses to share the Gospel. For more information, CLICK HERE 

Check out the latest Campus Clips, from the LCMS Day Schools, Universities and Seminaries HERE

CHECK OUT - LCEF's Church Worker Steward Account! Available for both Rostered and Lay Church Workers. Paying 2.5% up to $10,000. (Funds over $10,000 adjust to the Family Steward Account rate of 1.250%). Debit Card - Checks - No Maintenance Fees!  MORE INFO

When you invest with LCEF your dollars will earn interest and help grow the church. For more information, contact: Lisa Hall / 216-570-7077 / lisa.hall@lcef.org

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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