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National Mission Festival
January 17, 2015 - January 18, 2015
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, through its Rural & Small Town Mission, will host a National Mission Festival on Jan. 17-18, 2015, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Concordia, Mo.
From 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17, speakers will address the blessings and challenges facing rural and small town congregations as well as encourage those congregations and their leaders in cultivating healthy churches that are eager to bear witness to Christ, show mercy to the suffering in the community, and encourage a robust life together with their fellow members.
A dinner will follow at 5:30 p.m. Please RSVP at (888) 463-5127 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Worship services will be held at 8 a.m. and 10:30 on Sunday, Jan. 18 at St. Paul’s-Concordia, Mo., and a Bible study will be held beginning at 9:15 a.m.
Overnight accommodations are available through Biltz Hall on the campus of Saint Paul Lutheran High by contacting Rosalie Pennington at (660) 463-2238 ext. 313.
Saturday, Jan. 17
1-5 p.m. — Speakers
- Don’t They Know We’re Here? — Rev. Mark Frith, Lutheran Hour Ministries
- Practical Engagement — Lee Larsen, Acts 1:8 Ministry
- Partnership — Rev. Todd Kollbaum, RSTM
- Home Mission — Rev. John Mehl, Concordia University, Seward, Neb.
5:30 p.m. — Dinner. Please RSVP at (888) 463-5127 or email email@example.com
Sunday, Jan. 18
8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. — Worship & Mission Festival at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church; Concordia, Mo.
9:15 a.m. — Bible Study presentation led by Rev. Todd Kollbaum