Missouri Synod Church in Downtown Memphis
  • Motivation for Mission
    Motivation for Mission
    What is the mission of the church?  What kind of impact can your church and your life have on your community?  What does the Bible say about a local church’s calling to influence a lost world? Motivation for Mission is...
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  • Rosa J. Young - Mother of Black Lutheranism
    Rosa J. Young – Mother of Black Lutheranism
    Rosa J. Young, the first African-American woman to receive a doctorate from the Concordia University System, is often refered to as “the mother of Black Lutheranism.” Born in the tiny farm community of Rosebud, Alabama in 1890, Rosa was exceptionally bright...
  • BHM Spotlight - Immanuel Lutheran College
    BHM Spotlight – Immanuel Lutheran College
    This article first appeared on TrinityMemphis.org on Feb 2, 2014 In celebration of Black History Month, TableTalk will feature a series of guest posts about the Lutheran Church’s historic and continued dedication to diversity and the Civil Rights movement. Immanuel...
  • The Meaning Of The Ashes On Ash Wednesday
    The Meaning Of The Ashes On Ash Wednesday
    What is the significance of Ash Wednesday and ashes on the forehead? Q: Would you please explain the significance of Ash Wednesday. I’ve seen some people in the past with black ash crosses on their foreheads. A: Lutheran Worship: History...
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  • Life Cycles and Church Vision
    Life Cycles and Church Vision
    Like people, all churches have a life cycle, including Trinity. It can be graphed as a bell-shaped curve starting with birth, growing toward maturity and declining through retirement to eventual death.  Also, like people, a church’s life cycle typically takes...
  • Rosa J. Young - Mother of Black Lutheranism
    Rosa J. Young – Mother of Black Lutheranism
    Rosa J. Young, the first African-American woman to receive a doctorate from the Concordia University System, is often refered to as “the mother of Black Lutheranism.” Born in the tiny farm community of Rosebud, Alabama in 1890, Rosa was exceptionally bright...
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  • Heading off starvation in South Sudan
    Heading off starvation in South Sudan
    In South Sudan, a severe food crisis fueled by severe drought and deadly civil war has left the country on the brink of famine. The conditions are exacerbated by extreme poverty, weak infrastructure and lack of access to basic services,...

Listen To Recent Sermons

  • Jesus' Healing - 2/4/2018
    Jesus’ Healing – 2/4/2018
    Jesus came to heal our troubled souls but a great deal of his ministry was going from town to town healing people's broken bodies as well. Hear guest worship leader Deacon Jeremy McDonald speak about...
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