Sermon Audio/Video for Pentecost 20B

Sermon audio and video from around the Carolinas Mission District

Divorce Overcome by Grace – Mark 10:2-16
Pastor David Nuottila
St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, Chapin, SC

Loneliness Because of Sin – Mark 10:2-16
Pastor Dieter Punt
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Troutman, NC

Holding God’s Hand – Mark 10:2-16
Pastor Mike Greenauer
Trinity Lutheran Church – Flat Rock, NC

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Upcoming Youth Events

Three exciting CMD Youth events have been added to the calendar. Plan to be a part of one, two or even all three! Click on the links below for information and registration forms. If you need any further information have your pastor or youth leaders contact Mrs. Melanie Corn at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Chapin, SC.

Annual Reformation Party

CMD Youth Mission Trip 2019

CMD Youth Coordinator –2018 Letter to Congregations

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McDaniel Reformation Conference

The 2018 McDaniel Reformation Conference (brochure attached) will be at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 25. This year, the Rev. Dr. Paul Hinlicky will be speaking on the late Dr. Robert Jenson’s contributions as a scholar of the Reformation. The event will conclude with a cookout (5:30) and a regional Reformation service led by alumni of Gordon-Conwell’s Dept. of Lutheran Studies (6:30). The cost for the event is $35 before Oct. 15, $40 afterward or at the door. The conference is open to both clergy and laity; registration is not required for attending the worship service, only.

McDaniel Conference Brochure

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Sermon Audio/Video for Pentecost 18B

Sermon audio and video from around the Carolinas Mission District

From Least to Greatest – Mark 9:30-37
Pastor David Nuottila
St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, Chapin, SC

The Family Resemblance – Psalm 116:1-9
Pastor Mike Greenauer
Trinity Lutheran Church – Flat Rock, NC

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Sermon Audio/Video for Pentecost 17B

Sermon audio and video from around the Carolinas Mission District

I Believe, Help My Unbelief – Mark 9:14-29
Pastor David Nuottila
St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, Chapin, SC

Summer Sermon Series: Elijah the Prophet of Courage and Confrontation
How Friendship Can Turn You Around – 1 Kings 19:15-21
Pastor Dieter Punt
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Troutman, NC

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Sermon Audio/Video for Pentecost 16B

Sermon audio and video from around the Carolinas Mission District

Crumbs of Grace – Mark 7:24-37, James 2:1-17
Pastor David Nuottila
St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, Chapin, SC

Summer Sermon Series: Elijah the Prophet of Courage and Confrontation
How The Fallen are Restored – 1 Kings 19:1-21
Pastor Dieter Punt
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Troutman, NC

Touched – Mark 7:31-37
Pastor Mike Greenauer
Trinity Lutheran Church – Flat Rock, NC

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Update: Clergy Retreat: October 1-3, 2018

It’s not too late to register for the 2018 CMD Clergy Retreat, Oct. 1-3 at Camp St. Christopher on Seabrook Island, SC! If you haven’t already registered, please call CMD treasurer Kathy Hefner this week at (704) 462-1035 and indicate if you will be mailing in your registration fee or bringing it with you. This year’s program will largely consist of a Bible Study led by the Rev. Carl Haynes, pastor of Christiana Lutheran Church in Salisbury and former CMD Dean, based on the book The Spirituality of Wine by Gisela Kreglinger and the Scripture passages therein. See the attached letter for further details.

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Clergy Tax Information: Informational Meeting

The Catawba Valley Cluster will host a special meeting at St. John’s, Statesville, next Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 10:00 A.M. Tax Consultant David Tanner will be offering information regarding new tax laws concerning clergy. The meeting is open to all CMD pastors, congregational treasurers, and visitors. Special thanks to Pr. Gil Gilbert, Asst. Dean for the Catawba Valley, and Pr. Ernie Sheldon and St. John’s for hosting.

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Reformation Lutheran to Install New Pastor

Welcome to Pr. Alan Daugherty, called to serve Reformation Lutheran Church in New Bern, NC. His Service of Installation will be on Sunday, October 7, at 6:30 p.m., preceded by a meal at 5:00. Clergy are invited to vest, and the color of the day will be green. The address for Reformation is:

4143 Dr. M. L. King Jr. Blvd.
New Bern, NC 28562

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Update: Service of Ordination

Services of Ordination and Installation

The Service of Ordination for Todd Cook to the Ministry of Word and Sacrament has been postponed because of the hurricane. The service will now be held at St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wilmington, NC, on Saturday, September 22, at 2:00 p.m., with a small reception to follow. Clergy are invited to vest, and the color of the day will be red. All clergy planning to attend should RSVP to Pr. Sam Zumwalt at szumwalt@bellsouth.net.

The address and phone number for St. Matthew’s are:

St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
612 S. College Rd.
Wilmington, NC, 28403
(910) 791-4582

The Service of Installation for Pr. Cook will be at Miller’s Lutheran Church in Hickory, NC on Sunday, September 30, at 4:00 p.m., with a small reception to follow. Clergy are again invited to vest, and the color of the day will be green. The address and phone number for Miller’s are:

Miller’s Lutheran Church
2280 12th Ave. NE
Hickory, NC 28601
(828) 324-8847

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