Posts for Spirit of Southern

Ziehr 60th Wedding Anniversary

Rev. Richard Ziehr and his wife, Connie, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on August 25. They currently reside in Texas, although Rev. Ziehr’s entire ministry was in the Southern District.

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Three Hots and a Cot

Solid Rock in Argo, AL, has started a ministry with Three Hots and a Cot. Every three months, we gather needed items. We are benefitting veterans who have served our country and are seeking employment and looking for a place to live. We enjoy helping our veterans, and everyone at Solid Rock participates in this endeavor.

Birmingham Lutheran Fellowship

Birmingham campus ministry meetings are Thursday nights, beginning at 6:00 p.m. and lasting about one hour. The meetings are focused on student interests in Christianity. Meetings are held in the UAB Recreation Center in Classroom 192, and pizza is provided. If you are unable to attend, we would appreciate your prayers! For more information, please visit:

Affirming God’s Love for All People

Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church participated in a summer-long project sponsored by Lutheran World Relief. Members of the congregation, the ladies of LWML, and Thrivent Financial all donated time and contributions toward this important outreach project.

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Busy Summer at St. Paul’s in Foley

On July 9th, St. Paul’s rejoiced and gave God thanks for the 8 new members who chose to join our congregation, and the new members were honored with a special potluck luncheon after the morning worship service. What a joyous celebration!

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The Greatest Treasure

St. John, in Iota, LA, held a one-day VBS on Saturday, July 22, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The children were led on a Great Treasure Hunt where they discovered that real treasure is found in God’s Word.

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