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FREE Outreach Resources at your fingertips!

Lutheran Hour Ministries offers equipping resources to help you reach out with the love and Good News of Jesus Christ in your everyday lives.

These online courses and webinars will cover five faith-strengthening categories and use an array of multimedia elements to help you gain a hearing for the Gospel message.

  • Individual, self-paced learning
  • Time for self-reflection and journaling
  • Optional small group discussion guides for home and congregational use.
  • Easy access on any digital device – computer, tablet, or smart phone
  • A variety of learning methods designed for the adult learner

Visit the Lutheran Hour site (link) for more information and to sign up.

500th Anniversary Reformation Worship Service | Michigan District, LCMS

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Pre-Service Concert – 500th Anniversary Reformation Worship Service | Michigan District, LCMS

Hurricane Harvey | Support Relief and Mercy Efforts

LCMS_HarveyVisit the Synod’s Harvey webpage regularly to get the latest news on LCMS efforts to help and to access useful resources.

CELEBRATION OF THE REFORMATION | The 500th Anniversary Worship Service

The Michigan District has scheduled a Reformation Worship service at the Breslin Center in Lansing October 15, 2017. The Circuit is looking into charting a bus for this event. Because this is a Sunday many of the Pastors of the Circuit will not be able to go, however I know it will be a great experience for everyone who attends.  You can find more information on the district’s website.

WHI-1256 | The Ministry & Marks of the Church – Out of the Horse’s Mouth

Listen to the White Horse Inn guests discuss finding a church.  An excerpt of the discussion follows:

Finding a church is often compared these days to shopping. That should not surprise us. Many churches, today, market themselves to a particular niche demographic. It’s all about branding. People who shop at Restoration Hardware aren’t the same folks who shop regularly at Walmart.

WHI-1256 | The Ministry & Marks of the Church – Out of the Horse’s Mouth.

One LSB Hymn a Week

A video each week on YouTube-chorale preludes followed by the respective hymn from the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod’s hymnal Lutheran Service Book. Mark Peters, Kantor of the Traverse Bay Circuit and church musician at Immanuel Lutheran, Leland, MI is the featured organist.

What is Holy Week?

Discover the sights, sounds, and symbols of Holy Week. Christians all over the world celebrate Easter and their new life in Jesus—but what about the week leading up to Easter? What is Holy Week?

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What is Lent?

Lent is a solemn season set apart to contrast with Easter Sunday, when our alleluias return, loud and clear, in celebration of Jesus’ resurrection. We pray that this video will help you meditate on the suffering and death that Christ endured in our place.

Picnic @ Pastor’s House

Good friends!

Good friends!

Relaxing after a fine meal

Relaxing after a fine meal!