Weapons in Worship? New Gun Laws in Texas and Religious Properties
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 • 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Christ Evangelical Lutheran Mission Center at Briarwood
Effective January 1, 2016, new Texas laws will make it legal to bring openly carried and concealed firearms into faith communities.
Please Join Texas Impact in person or online for a presentation on what the new laws mean for pastors and congregations in Texas.
Register here for this Table Talk. This event will be live streamed and the recording will be freely available online.
Religious organizations wishing to regulate firearms in their buildings are now required to post new signs at all public entrances to their buildings. Texas Impact has secured a bulk discount rate for signs that meet the legal specifications of the new law. Read more at texasimpact.org/GunSignsInfo
2016 Tri-Synodical Theological Conference Registration Open!
Jan. 25-27, 2016
Arlington Convention Center, Arlington TX
Please visit ntnl.org/3synod16 for information or to register. Early registration ends January 4!
TX-LA Gulf Coast Synod Looking for a Director of Evangelical Mission
The Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast synod office is looking for a Director of Evangelical Mission (DEM), who will work with churchwide partners, synodical teams, and congregational leaders to plant new, growing ministries in the synod, and deepen, widen, and revitalize existing ministries. Some qualifications include an entrepreneurial vision, multicultural competency, and communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. The DEM reports to the bishop. If rostered, the DEM will be called by the Synod Council. Read more on TLGCS’s website.
Interested candidates should email their resume to Rebecca McDonald at Rebecca@gulfcoastsynod.org by November 20.
Mediation Skills Training Institute for Church Leaders
Presented by the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center
March 7-11, 2016
King of Glory Lutheran Church
6411 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX
Click here for a brochure with further information and registration form.
Do you prefer to register online? Here you go!
Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest Summer Intensives
Registration is now open for Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest’s Spanish Language and Hispanic Ministry Intensives.
The Level 1 intensive
May 29-June 3, 2016
The Level 2 intensive, Building Congregational Capacity for Hispanic Ministry
June 12-17, 2016
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