Missouri Synod Church in Downtown Memphis

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  • Thank God for Mothers!
    Thank God for Mothers!
    May 9, 2018 by
    It’s not an easy job to be a mother.  For instance, a teacher had just given her second grade class a science lesson on magnets. On the follow-up worksheet, one question read: “My name starts with “M”, has six letters, and I pick up things. What am I?” Imagine the teacher’s surprise when half the class answered the question, not...
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  • Service Project Sunday was a Success!
    Service Project Sunday was a Success!
    April 12, 2018 by
    We wanted to extend a big THANK YOU to all our volunteers who helped with Service Project Sunday this past Sunday (April 8th). We had a group who passed out Homeless Survival Kits to homeless people around the area and ran out of bags pretty quickly. The ladies of our Naomi Circle packed them all in assembly line style and...
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  • "God Connects" - new study!
    “God Connects” – new study!
    April 5, 2018 by
    God, are You there? Everyone, at some point, asks this question. It can come at moments of sterile reflection or in times of deep despair. “God, if You are there, why don’t You show Yourself to me?” In this confusing world where authenticity is so elusive, it seems like we cannot connect to God. We could not connect to God,...
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  • Easter Sunday - 4-1-2018
    Easter Sunday – 4-1-2018
    April 1, 2018 by
    Easter Sermon...
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  • Church service project sunday
    Service Project Sunday
    March 29, 2018 by
    In the book, Irresistible Evangelism, by Steve Sjogren, a working definition of kindness is suggested as “demonstrating God’s love by offering to do humble acts of service, in Christ’s name, with no strings attached.” (Irresistible Evangelism p.91) The authors go on to say, We’ll never shine brightly in the kingdom of God until we can sign up for activities that...
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  • Service Project Sunday Church
    Olive Wood Crosses
    March 22, 2018 by
    This Sunday (Palm Sunday) we will be passing out 2 (or more) olive wood crosses to everyone who attends worship.  The idea is to keep one for yourself and to give the other to a friend, coworker, neighbor, or even a stranger.  Of course, giving someone an olive wood cross also gives you a wonderful opportunity to tell that person...
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  • Did You Know The Easter Bunny Is A Lutheran?
    Did You Know The Easter Bunny Is A Lutheran?
    March 18, 2018 by
    Among the things introduced to America by early Lutherans is Saint Nicklaus, Christmas Trees, Hot Dogs, Easter Eggs, Easter Baskets, and the Easter Bunny. Actually the Easter Rabbit started out in German folklore as the Easter Hare....
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  • March 30 - Good Friday Service
    March 30 – Good Friday Service
    March 6, 2018 by
    Sermon from Good Friday ...
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  • Prayer Walking
    Let’s Go Prayer Walking
    March 1, 2018 by
    What is Prayer Walking?  Praying while walking (or driving).  Can be done in groups or alone.  Walkers pray for various needs in the community. They can pray silently or aloud as they walk, whichever they feel most comfortable with. Allow the following words that start with “P” to be your prayer guide. Pray for People Pray for Pain Pray for...
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  • Catching Glimpses Of God. - 2/11/18
    Catching Glimpses Of God. – 2/11/18
    February 15, 2018 by
    How would you respond if you found yourself face to face with God? Sound like a situation in which you would never find yourself? Don’t be so sure! We can catch glimpses of God every day. Listen to this message and find out how....
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  • Motivation for Mission
    Motivation for Mission
    February 14, 2018 by
    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 a new five-week study to help our congregation focus on our purpose as individuals and as a church. It seeks...
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  • LCMS's Only Historically Black College Slated To Close
    LCMS’s Only Historically Black College Slated To Close
    February 10, 2018 by
    Concordia College in Selma Alabama, the Missouri Synod’s only historically Black college, is slated to close its doors at the end of this semester. This is according to Concordia’s Chief Transition Officer, Dr. James Lyons, who was brought on board last May to help the troubled college. “For the past two and a half years probably, there has been what...
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