Sunday school lesson info

For Sunday School we will be studying the wisemen's visit to the baby Jesus.  What gift would your child bring a baby, gold?  Spices?  Perfume? Ask your child (ren) to bring baby gifts to be donated to Agape this week.

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FW: The Voice of Missouri E-Newsletter

This is a new service from our Missouri district of the LCMS that will come out every Friday.  We will no longer be getting the printed version on a quarterly basis.  

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The Missouri District is very excited about our new additional efforts to communicate with you. In addition to our current website, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn communications, we are expanding to include the following:
  • Weekly Voice of Missouri e-newsletter (The Voice of Missouri will no longer be a quarterly, printed and mailed newspaper)
  • Monthly extended printable version of the Voice of Missouri e-newsletter
  • Monthly District Newsnotes (important Missouri District wide related news/announcements and events) that will be sent to church offices to be placed in the church's newsletters/bulletins and/or website.
This is the first edition of the new weekly Voice of Missouri e-newsletter. It will be e-mailed weekly on a Friday. We hope you enjoy it!

Missouri Flooding Update
John Pyron, Jim Eckrich and Duane Moody from LFCS Disaster Response team meet with President Hagan to discuss organizing the flood relief efforts.

The effects of recent flooding have reached across the state of Missouri. Lake Taneycomo and the Meramec, Missouri and Mississippi rivers all reached flood stage in different areas. Thankfully, no Missouri District congregations experienced damages to facilities as a result of the flooding. However, numerous congregations have members who were impacted through damage to their homes. Read more here...
Mission News: Open Arms Lutheran Fellowship in Ozark, MO

Our vision for Open Arms Lutheran Fellowship is to gather families and individuals in the Ozark, MO area around God's Word and Sacraments for the purposes of salvation, worship, spiritual growth, fellowship, outreach, service to the community, and connecting families to Christ. 
We see this especially being accomplished through the founding and opening of our... Read more here
Sixth Grader Baptized at Green Park Lutheran School, St. Louis

L to R: Sponsors Rafa & Karina Ferguson & children Karina, Kathy & Spencer, Jeanne Caroll (JJ's mother), James Jackson, Jr., Sponsor Stacy Sisson (not pictured Jeff Sisson), Pastor Michael Bronner and Stephen Eggold, Principal.

GreenPark Lutheran School Vikings gathered for an emotional chapel service as their fellow 6th grade buddy JJ was baptized. Pastor Michael Bronner from Lutheran Church of the Resurrection led worship and reminded all the students and families about the importance of making disciples of all nations... Read more here

Altar Guild Members Recognized, Cape Girardeau

Three retiring Altar Guild members were recently recognized by Trinity Lutheran Church, Cape Girardeau, Mo. Marjorie Suedekum, Elsie Siebert and Delores Koch were presented with gifts of appreciation for over 50 years of dedicated years of service to the Lord. The Altar Guild is comprised of about 35 members.
Life Sunday

The "official" Life Sunday is January 17, 2016. This year's theme is "Created. Redeemed. Called" based on Isaiah 43:1. However, LFL materials may be used anytime during the year. Go to or call 800-325-3040 for new resources for 2016 including bulletin inserts, Bible study, children's message, worship service, and sermons. LFL resources are handle through Concordia Publishing House.

If you have any questions about these events please contact Rev. Jacob A. Mueller at 573-782-3191 or email at Pastor Mueller is the District Life Coordinator for the Missouri District and pastor at St. John's Lutheran (Stringtown) near Lohman, MO. He will be glad to assist you in any way he can.
Heart-Song Outreach
Heart-Song Outreach of Faith Lutheran Church, Branson presents a pageant telling the good news of the first Christmas at the Branson Landing, December 22.
Missouri District Assessment for the 2016 Synod Convention
The Missouri District assessment for the 2016 Synod convention has been set at $2.10 per communicant members based on 2014 communicant membership. Invoices for the assessment will be mailed to congregations in early January.
Announcements/Other News

District and Church Events 
          ( Peer Ministry Training for High School Students, Missouri District Junior High Spring Retreat, National Youth Gathering and
           RSTM: Engaging Your Community Event)

Installations and Ordinations
Personnel Changes and Calling Congregations
LCMS Missouri District News             
              (Send Me St. Louis Announces Winter/Spring Training Schedule)




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