The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod will host its 2019 National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference on Nov. 14-16 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington-Minneapolis South near the Mall of America.
The speakers and sessions will build on the theme “Running With Endurance: Eyes Fixed On Jesus” and will address the blessings and challenges facing rural and small-town congregations.
Scheduled plenary speakers:
- Rev. Todd Kollbaum, director, LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission
- Rev. Dr. Harold L. Senkbeil, executive director of Spiritual Care, DOXOLOGY
The Rev. Robert Zagore, executive director, LCMS Office of National Mission, will lead the Bible study on the conference theme.
Participants may choose from breakout sessions on topics such as dealing with addiction, mental health, young adults in ministry, bi-vocational pastors, stewardship, community engagement, disaster response and many other topics affecting our rural and small-town congregations.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington-Minneapolis South reservations must be made separately.
For room availability, call 800-HILTONS or 952-835-7800, ask for in-house reservations and inform the reservation agent you are attending the LCMS 2019 National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference.