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e1hw-logoEvery One His Witness is a Lutheran evangelism program that teaches you to witness to your friends, co-workers, and any other nonchurched people you may know. You’ll also learn tools to help you listen and connect better with those in your congregation. Using the LASSIE approach to witnessing (listen, ask, seek, share, invite, and encourage), you will learn how to naturally share the Good News of Jesus Christ through relational, contextual witnessing in your everyday life.

In order to assist congregations that want to learn and put into action the concepts and tools shared in Every One His Witness, the Nebraska District will have grant funds available to congregations to pay for 1/2 the cost of a kit (up to $65). Congregations that wish to share a kit, such as dual parishes, neighboring congregations, etc., may request up to $65 in grant funds to offset the costs of additional workbooks. Only one grant award per congregation.

Learn more about Every One His Witness on the LCMS website.

Kits and additional materials can be ordered from the CPH website.

Congregations that purchase a kit may apply for a grant from the Nebraska District. Click here for the grant application.

CPH has provided a media kit to help congregations inform members and publicize training opportunities. Click here to access the media kit.

Contact the District missions and outreach department at missions@ndlcms.org with questions or for more information.


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Nearly 250 lay members and church workers gathered in Seward for Prairie Fire: Building Bridges in August.
President Richard Snow opened the day talking about “Why is Community Important?,” setting the stage for the learning that followed. His keynote presentation is available here, and everyone is invited to take the time to watch it and hear why he says “Community is everything.”
 
Rev. Greg Finke closed the day answering the question “What is My Part in My Community?” before participants returned home. Through God’s Word and real-life examples, Rev. Finke encouraged everyone to be witnesses of God’s love through friendships and every day relationships. His keynote is also available and would make a great presentation at a Bible study or small group gathering.
 
The Nebraska District thanks all those who attended and made the day so wonderful. We are also pleased to be able to offer these two presentations to those who were unable to be there. Contact Nichole Hetz for more information.

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Engaging the Wandering Workshops

Reaching out to inactive members is an important part of the mission work that the Lord calls and enables us to do.

To help equip you to reach out to inactive members of your church, you can attend an Engaging the Wandering Workshop. Participants will see how much Jesus loves those who have wandered from the flock and will learn caring ways to gently restore them to the Body of Christ.

Contact Nichole Hetz for information on holding an Engaging the Wandering Workshop at your church.


 

revitality-banner-transparentThe Office of National Mission is addressing the challenge of congregational decline through a comprehensive Revitalization initiative. In the language of 1 Cor. 3:5-9, revitalization is centered on planting and watering in anticipation of God providing the growth.

Currently in development, Re:Vitality is a full-scale program that addresses the three fundamental premises of revitalization by providing congregations with resources to improve their abilities to invite, welcome and receive people from outside the congregation.


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Download the Equip, Encourage, Engage booklet for insights and practical tools to help you shine the light of Christ into your community.


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