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ELS Circuit 11 Women’s Mission Rally

What and amazing day! Women from all over California, Utah and Arizona gathered at Our Saviour Lutheran Church to hear about our joint foreign mission efforts and home mission efforts. Over 60 people were in attendance. Rev. Matt Behmer of Cristo Rey Lutheran Church in Bell Gardens, California, spoke about his work with Spanish speakers.…

ELS Circuit 11 Pastoral Conference

On Friday, January 26, the ELS pastors from California, Arizona and Utah met for a pastoral conference. Because of the long distances involved, these pastors are only able to meet once a year face-to-face in conjunction with the Women’s Mission Rally, so this was a special occasion. These conferences are opportunities for ongoing ministerial education…

“Proclaiming God’s Truth” Bible Study

This Sunday, we’ll take a break from studying the End Times in the Sunday Morning Bible Study and take up a short study of the main teachings of the Christian Church in the light of the Lutheran Reformation. The study is entitled, “Proclaiming God’s Truth”. This study will extend to end of October and is…

General Pastoral Conference

Last week, the pastors of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod met in Bloomington, Minnesota, (near Minneapolis) for its annual General Pastoral Conference for continuing education, worship, synodical news updates and to discuss our teachings. The theme of the devotions was “Meditations on Election”, and all of the readings and hymn selections highlighted the that wondrous, mysterious…