CONGREGATIONAL NEWS & EVENTS

NORTHEAST REGION

Faith Lutheran Church, 8125 Mentor Ave. Mentor, Ohio is hosting Dr. Charles Arand from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis on  August 14-16, 2017 as part of the their Summer Workshop Series.  Dr. Arand is presenting, "The Art of Living by Faith: The Theology of Luther's Catechism."  This workshop is open to both pastors as laity.  People may register online at:  www.csl.edu/summerworkshops (click on the workshop name/date).  For additional information, please contact Pastor Kevin Guynn at: 440-255-2229
 
Lemonade Stand at  Unity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4542 Pearl Road (at Behrwald Avenue) in Cleveland, Saturday and Sunday, August 12 & 13 from 3:30-5:30 PM. The youth group will sell lemonade as a fundraiser and hand out flyers with Reformation 500 related information. Stop by for a cool drink!

Gritty City 2017, a 2-day event on October 20-21, 2017 that will benefit youth services at Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry, is now open for registration.  Get more information HERE

Attention Youth in Grades 7-12!  Bob Lenz will be a guest speaker at Valley Lutheran Church in Chagrin Falls, Ohio on September 7, 2017 at 6:30 PM. Read more 
HERE

Building Hope in the City-Cleveland Golf Outing and Barbecue will take place on August 18, 2017 at the Country Club of Hudson.  CLICK HERE for more details.

Luther Memorial School in Cleveland, Ohio will have their Great Start Summer Picnic for donors and friends on  Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 1:00-4:00 PM, at the Women's Pavilion at Lakewood Park in Lakewood. Get details  HERE


NORTH CENTRAL REGION

Lutheran Campus Ministries of Kent is blessed to serve the university community of Kent State, including all students, faculty, and staff.  Know of a Kent State student? Please contact Pastor JJ Voelker at  (330) 808-1244 or with the students name and contact information and give our information to the students.

Hope Lutheran Church in Akron, Ohio will have their Good Old Lutheran Fellowship Annual Golf Outing on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Chenoweth Golf Course.  CLICK HERE  for more info.

RSTM invites your congregation at Hope Lutheran Church, 999 Portage Lake Drive, Akron, Ohio on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 9:30 AM (registration) until 3:00 PM for the Engaging the Wandering Event (EtW).  Get more information  HERE

Hope Lutheran Church, 999 Portage Lakes Drive, Akron, Ohio will begin the Financial Peace University classes on September 11, 2017 at 6:00 PM.  CLICK HERE for details


SOUTHEAST REGION

Pastor and members of Concordia Lutheran Church in Columbus, Ohio, worked at the LSS Food Pantry in Columbus this week.  Members of Concordia serve at the food pantry on a regular basis.  "This was a joy-filled day, knowing we were able to help people who were in need," one of the members stated.