The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
Providing Guidance and Support to Rural and Small Town Churches
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Rural & Small Town Mission supports pastors, professional church workers and lay leaders to meet the challenges of leading Christ-centered outreach in their unique communities.
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The 2016 National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference will be Nov. 3-5 at the Hyatt Regency Wichita in Wichita, Kan. Visit lcms.org/rstm/conference for details and registration information.
Register online by Sept. 16
RSTM webinars provide support and encouragement to pastors and congregational leaders. Webinars are typically offered monthly, and archives are available for viewing.
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EYC events are geared for toward single and multi-point parishes in rural and small-town settings.
Congregations receive personalized demographics and practical approaches for engaging communities with the Gospel.
Cost per individual is $25. For more information, or to schedule an event in your district, contact Amy Gerdts.
The annual conference addresses the blessings and challenges facing rural and small-town congregations, encouraging them and their leaders in cultivating healthy churches.
Congregations face unique challenges, and Rural & Small Town Mission offers several outreach strategies and resources, including:
Contact Amy Gerdts at 888-463-5127 or at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about specific resources.
The monthly RSTM newsletter offers suggestions for building, strengthening and supporting congregations.
Rev. Todd Kollbaum, Director
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RSTM supports rural and small town congregations because, while the work to which God has called them is the same across the country, the context in which that work is carried out varies from setting to setting.
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