English District Blog

Who has God placed in your path?

Guest post by Rev. Eric Carlson

Our Savior Lutheran Church - Chicago, IL

As the pastor of a small church, I am always looking out for opportunities to reach new people. Those opportunities often come in unexpected ways. For instance, some of my visits to home-bound members and trips to meetings require me to travel on toll roads. On these trips, I often see the same toll collectors. Rather than rushing through, I take a few moments to greet them and have a quick conversation.

Turn the lights out!

Guest blog post by Jennifer Freudenburg

Project Manager for the Concordia Center for the Family/Family Life Program

 

Losing Mary

Guest blog post by:

Jennifer Freudenburg, Project Manager        

Concordia Center for the Family

Concordia University, Ann Arbor

 

Take a Risk and Extend an Invitation!

Guest blog by:

Jennifer Freudenburg, Project Manager

Concordia Center for the Family, Ann Arbor, MI

                                         

2014 Lumen Christi Award Nominations

2014 Lumen Christi Award nominations are now open for the following awards: English District Professional Educator of the Year and English District Volunteer Educator of the Year.

Expected Hope

Guest blog post by:

Jennifer Freudenburg, Project Manager

Concordia Center for the Family/Family Life Program at Concordia University Ann Arbor

“For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me. …Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.” (Matt. 25:35-36 ESV)

God Moments

Guest blog written by:

Jennifer Freudenburg

Project Manager for the Family Life Program and The Concordia Center for the Family

Concordia University Ann Arbor, MI

New Pastoral Education Loan Repayment Program

Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) seeks to serve pastors in the passionate way they serve the Church and its members. Many pastors face the troublesome obligation of student debt. Often they have to be resourceful in finding ways to pay for a seminary education. Now, LCEF can help lower and consolidate debt for newly ordained pastors. LCEF's Pastoral Educational Loan Repayment Program offers loans directly to the pastor or to his congregation to help consolidate outstanding unsecured debt such as

Learning more about the Dominican Republic Lutheran Mission

In the next issue of the English Channels, you'll learn about the Dominican Republic Lutheran Mission (DRLM), a wonderful opportunity to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with the people of the Dominican Republic and nearby Haiti.

The DRLM is considered one of the premier models in the LCMS - as well as among our partner church bodies and mission fields - for growing and expanding the mission and serving our Lord by the power of His Word.

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