Greetings Southwest Ohio Mission District clergy and Council Presidents~


Here are some dates and opportunities I’m asking you to consider:


  1.  Pastor Dan Mershon [Salem Lutheran in West Alexandria] will represent our Southwest Ohio Mission District [SOMD] at the National Renewal Conference on November 14th in Columbus, Ohio.
  2. Our NALC Dean’s gather for a 3-day/2 night meeting with our Bishop on November 14-16, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio.  I will be convening that gathering and request your prayers for this significant time in our denomination.
  3. The Ohio Mission Region [OMR] is hosting a Reformation Celebration at First English Lutheran Church in Mansfield, Ohio on Saturday, November 18, 2017.  Dr. Jim Nestingen will offer two keynote addresses and preach at our festival worship.  An OMR choir is being assembled for that day, with already 100+- people participating.  I have attached the registration brochure.  The cost is $10/person, including lunch!!!!!!
  4. Our SOMD clergy are meeting for prayer, Bible study, fellowship, and support from 10 a.m. – noon on Wednesday, November 29th at Living Water Lutheran Church in Centerville, Ohio
  5. Our SOMD is planning a Discipleship-Leadership Conference at Grace/Springfield on Saturday, February 10, 2018.