LCMS Life Conference

LCMS Life Conference Online Registration Open

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For conference details:

January 25-26, 2013

Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202 (Washington, D.C. area)   *  703-418-1234
(Hotel reservations must be made separately.)

Two days of insightful education, advocacy for life and great Lutheran worship in Washington D.C.  Join us as we commemorate the 40th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade in worship and prayer. Then lace up your shoes and march as the largest group of Lutherans ever in the 40th annual National March for Life in our nation’s capital city! On day two, learn how to speak and act for in a wise and effective way!

Don’t Forget:
Check out the special conference youth track with student pricing!

Why (theme and Scripture):
“Lutherans and Pro-Life Advocacy: Good and Acceptable Service (1 Tim. 2: 1-4)”

Who (speakers):


  • Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison — President, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod
  • Dr. Robert Benne — author and speaker on religion and society
  • Rev. Todd Wilken — LCMS pastor and Issues Etc. radio host
  • Mollie Ziegler Hemingway — LCMS member, reporter and blogger
  • Scott Klusendorf — LCMS educator and speaker, Life Training Institute
  • Rev. Jonathan Fisk — LCMS pastor and Worldview Everlasting video blogger
  • Carol Tobias — LCMS member and president, National Right to Life Committee
  • Tim Goeglein — LCMS member and vice-President, external relations, Focus on the Family
  • Stephanie Hammond — LCMS member and legislative assistant to Rep. Trent Franks (Ariz.)


Wednesday Lenten Services

Below are the readings and hymns for the Lenten Season 2012. Services will be at both 9am and 7pm each Wednesday. There should be soup supper at 6pm each week, but be sure to check the sign-up sheet on Sundays (or call the office) for availability.

If the hymns listed are not familiar to you, you can have a listen at “Better Noises” (Keep in mind, if a hymn is not available it is due to the fact it is copyrighted.)  [I made a special request to “Better Noises” for the “Magnificat” to be included for learning and it is completed. Simply type in 231 and hit submit.]


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Thrivent Builds V

New Homes and New Lives! Please join us for the Thrivent Builds home dedication for Martin and Evon Dowayee and family, on Saturday December 17 at 11am at 7169 S Vuelta Silueta. With Thrivent’s $85,000 underwriting and another $16,000 locally raised along with over 2000 hours of Lutheran labor, the Dowayees will be home for Christmas!  Thanks to Ascension’s Blanket Circle for beautiful and cozy quilts for each family member. 

   If you have not earmarked your 2011 Arizona Tax Credit for the Working Poor, please consider Thrivent Builds and Habitat for Humanity Tucson.

  Families who are seeking their first home, have a steady source of income (minimum ranges from $16,700-$31,500 depending on family size)   and are willing to partner may qualify for the future Habitat Tucson homes!  For more info contact 742-2882.

Lutheran Musical Festival & Benefit Event

This event has been postponed until the spring of 2012.

Robert R. Eyer and Kristina L. Bergdahl Wealth Management LLC of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans cordially invite you and your guests to join us for our Second Annual Lutheran Musical Festival and benefit event. The concert and benefit event will be held on December 3rd – “National-Roof-Over-Your-Head-Day” – and all proceeds from silent auction and free-will offering will benefit Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity Tucson.

The event will be hosted in the Canyon Theatre at The Sheraton on 5151 E. Grant Rd. from 4pm to 5:30pm with cocktails, appetizers, celebrations, and fellowship following. We will enjoy a variety of musical performances from a number of local musicians and Lutheran groups and will hear tales of strength, courage, and thanksgiving from executives, homeowners, and volunteers from Habitat for Humanity.

Ticket cost will be $20.00 for adults and no cost for children ages 12 and under.

Please RSVP via phone at 520-546-8378 or via email at or free feel to join us! Please bring a friend or group of friends to celebrate with us!

Looking forward to enjoying the afternoon with you.