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Specialized Pastoral Ministry trains and endorses LCMS ministers to serve people who are ill, imprisoned, aging, troubled, conflicted and isolated.

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Video: Watch presentations from the Zion XVI Triennial Conference
Thursday, March 09, 2017 12:18:55 PM

A Pastoral Touch Newsletter – December 2016
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 12:08:04 PM

KFUO Audio: History of Chaplains in the Military
Friday, November 18, 2016 4:43:47 PM

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