An important function of churches today is to bring the local community into the body of Christ. Grace Lutheran Church in Pensacola, FL, has recently hired John Hanke as our Family Life Coordinator. John brings to us years of experience working with Lutheran churches.
Things are back in full swing at Grace in Huntsville, AL. We welcome our new pastor and his family to our congregation. Rev. Russ Gipson was installed at an installation service on Sunday, July 30th, followed by a celebratory dinner reception. We are happy to see an increased attendance at our worship services!
Rev. Eric Klemme was installed as the pastor of Christ the King Lutheran Church in Natchitoches, LA, on Sunday, August 13th, at 4:00 p.m. Congregational president, Ken Stevens, welcomed everyone to the service.
Zenobia Bridges Washington recently spearheaded one of the first mission outreach projects for 2017 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Baton Rouge, LA. Rev. Gary Peterson is the pastor of Calvary. Members of the congregation contributed and provided 50 individual Blessing Bags filled with basic hygienic supplies for women and children who have escaped situations of […]
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.
At the request of the Texas District, The Southern District has deployed our Disaster Relief Coordinator, Pastor Ed Brashier to Corpus Christi TX. This area is the site of Hurricane Harvey’s land fall. He will be coordinating clearing of fallen trees. Please pray for the safety of the work crews. You may also support their work CLICK […]