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2018 Prison/Jail Ministry Conference – St. Louis
August 17 - August 18
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod will host a Prison/Jail Ministry Conference on Friday, Aug. 17, and Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Hilton St. Louis Airport Hotel.
The conference theme is “Captive Souls … Mercy for All,” based on Rom. 11:32: “For God has consigned all to disobedience, that he may have mercy on all.”
Registration is $50 per person before July 6 and $75 after July 6. The fee includes dinner on Friday, lunch on Saturday and a hotel room on Friday night (double occupancy).
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On Friday, conference speakers will include:
- LCMS First Vice-President Rev. Dr. Herbert Mueller Jr.;
- the Rev. Timothy Carter, author of The Executioner’s Redemption;
- the Rev. Dr. Leopoldo Sánchez and the Rev. Dr. John Loum, professors at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis; and
- the Rev. Russell Helbig and Michael Raha, who will discuss dealing with sex offenders.
On Saturday, attendees will break into small groups for workshops in three areas — beginners, district prison ministry coordinators and for training in continuing-education topics.
For additional information, please contact the Rev. Jim Rivett, the Synod’s contract prison ministry coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 618-694-4825.