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Young Lutheran Pastors and Theologians Meet in Vilnius

Wednesday, February 28, 2018


On Feb. 9-11, 2018, almost 50 young pastors and theologians met in Vilnius, Lithuania to discuss topics on church leadership, Word and Sacrament ministry, and how to build a congregation in an ever-changing world. The group NYLT (Network of Young Lutheran Theologians) started meeting in 2011 and now meets twice a year. According to Sebastian […]

The Ingrian Lutheran Church Shares Christ at Christmas

Monday, January 8, 2018


The English-speaking congregation of St. Anne’s Lutheran Church in St. Petersburg used their talents to share Christ with others in a pre-Christmas carol service held at St. Mary’s. Missionary Alyssa Anders along with Reverend Camp organized the musicians in their congregation to play and sing familiar Christmas carols at the service. Everyone was invited,including congregation members, […]

Sharing the Meaning of Christmas in the Czech Republic

Monday, December 11, 2017


Pastor Charles Cortright was asked to attend an English Talk Group meeting in Olomouc, CZ, recently to discuss the traditions and meaning of Christmas. He was invited by Missionaries Freeman and Susan Rolfing to explain the theological importance of the coming of baby Jesus. When he opened the meeting, he asked the college students to […]

Ministry to Muslims in Germany

Sunday, December 10, 2017


The LCMS International Disaster Response Conference, “Lutherans in the Midst of Disaster,” was held September 26-28 at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Rev. Hugo Gevers, a pastor who works with Muslim refugees in Germany, spoke about “The Church’s Response to the Muslim Refugee Crisis in Germany.” He said, “The trend in Germany is that […]


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