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Zion Ev. Lutheran Church of Hidewood Township, S.Dak. will be celebrating its 100th anniversary with a special service on Sunday, October 17, 1999 at 4:00 p.m. The congregation has invited its former pastors who are still active in the public ministry to assist Pastor Andrew Schaller in this special service. A meal will be held in conjunction with the service. All are invited to attend.

Note: Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church of Watertown, S.Dak. celebrated its 40th anniversary with a special service at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 15, 1999.

South Eastern Pastoral Conference

The South Eastern Conference will be holding its fall pastoral conference at Grace Lutheran Church in Live Oak, Fla. The dates are September 21-23, 1999. Pastor Stephen Sydow will serve as Chaplain and Pastor John Johannes will serve as the Communion Service Speaker. The following papers will be presented and discussed:

  1. New Testament Exegesis, 2 Thessalonians 3:6ff -- Pastor Paul 
  2. Old Testament Exegesis, Malachi 3:13-18 -- Pastor Todd Ohlmann
  3. Study of Genesis 3:16: "And he shall rule over you" -- Pastor 
     Thomas Schuetze
  4. Isagogical Study of One of the Minor Prophets -- Pastor Daniel 
  5. Review of the CLC General Pastoral Conference Study on Religious 
     Organizations (this was not assigned, but will be on the agenda 
     for discussion)
  6. Christian Day School Enrollment Policies Relative to Non-members 
     -- Pastor John Schierenbeck
  7. The Background and Significance of the Official Writings 
     (Marburg, Schwabach, and Torgau Articles) That Prepared the Way 
     for the Augsburg Confession -- Pastor John Klatt
  8. Book Review: Wauwatosa Theology or essayist's choice -- Pastor 
     Vance Fossum

–Pastor Todd Ohlmann, Secretary

Minnesota Delegate Conference

Date: Sunday, September 26, 1999

Time: 3:00 p.m.

Place: Grace Lutheran Church, Sleepy Eye, Minnesota


   * "Reflections on school violence and parenting." -- Dr. Jim Sydow,
     Grace, Fridley, Minn.
   * Discussion of statements regarding applying Scriptural principles
     to organizations of this world and the American Legion in 
     particular" -- Pastor Elton Hallauer, Moderator
   * Business Meeting

–Pastor Rick R. Grams, Secretary

Pacific Coast Pastoral Conference

Place: St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church, Vernon, British Columbia (BC),
Dates: Tuesday-Thursday, Sept. 27-30, beginning at 130 p.m. on 

   1) Old Testament Exegesis: essayist's choice -- Pastor Paul Naumann
   2) New Testament Exegesis: 2 Thessalonians 3:4ff
   3) Is the 'chastisement' of the Lord a MEANS of strengthening 
      faith? -- Pastor Rollin Reim
   4) Book Review: "The Structure of Lutheranism" by Werner Elert -- 
      Pastor Horst Gutsche
   5) Isagogics: essayist's choice -- Pastor Bertram Naumann
   6) Study of a portion of the Book of Concord, beginning with the 
      Historical Introduction -- Pastor Michael Sprengeler
   7) Booklet Review: "The Conversion Theology of Billy Graham in 
      Light of the Lutheran Confessions" -- Pastor Terrel Kesterson
   8) Book Report: "What is Christianity? and Other Essays" by F. 
      Pieper -- Pastor Warren Fanning
   9) The History of the Lutheran Church in Canada -- Pastor John 

Conference Speaker: Pastor Delwyn Maas
Conference Chaplain: Pastor David Naumann

–Pastor Michael Sprengeler, Secretary



These events are being planned simultaneously for Saturday, October 2, 1999 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Mankato, Minnesota.

Here is an excellent opportunity for all area members–men as well as women–to spend a day of learning and growing in the Lord. All are invited to attend. If you did not receive brochures at church, contact Pastor Nolting in Mankato.

CLC Teachers’ Conference

The conference is set for October 13-15, 1999 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Mankato, Minnesota. The agenda will appear next month.

NOTICE: In last month’s announcement regarding the installation of Stephen Sydow as pastor at Grace of Live Oak, Fla., the name of former pastor Karl Stewart was inadvertently omitted as one who assisted in the installation.

— The Editor