Time is Running Out!

Deadlines for Annual Gathering photo submissions, grant proposals and event registrations are approaching fast! Early Bird Deadline for AG Photo Submissions: 6/30; AG Photo Submissions: 7/31; Grant Proposals: 8/15; Early Bird Annual Gathering Registration: 9/1; Seminarian Retreat Registration: 9/25. [...]

Plan Now: October is Pastor & Staff Appreciation Month!

Did you know that Thanksgiving sometimes comes in October? Well, not the official Thanksgiving, but elements of thanksgiving have found their way into October in many congregations, because the second Sunday in October has been designated as Clergy Appreciation Day, and some congregations observe this spirit of Thanksgiving all month long! [...]

Annual Gathering to Include Recognition of Ordinations

Our Annual Gathering is a great time to renew friendships, catch up on one another’s lives and ministeries, and, as was the case last year, thank others for their faithful service to Christ.  Last year we began what we hope will be an annual event when we recognized significant ordination anniversaries.  Leadership Magazine recently reported that of every twenty pastors who begin ministry, only one retires from ministry, ... [...]

LCMC Missions Forum Update

If you are like me, you often feel overwhelmed by all of the negative and depressing reports of world events, as they affect our mission fields. However, I just received the latest mission update from the Augustana District (AD-LCMC), and I wanted to pass along a POSITIVE news update.  One year ago, the AD sent a 12 person fact finding team to visit with the Tabor congregation in Ethiopia. Out of that meeting came a partnership where ... [...]

Register Now for LCMC's 15th Annual Gathering!

Online registration is now open for our 15th Annual Gathering, and those who register on or before Tuesday, September 1st will save $50.00 on the cost of registration! Whether you’re new to LCMC, just checking us out for the first time, or a long-time member looking to make new friends and reunite with old ones, our 15th Annual Gathering is the perfect place to get inspired, get informed, get equ [...]

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