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Mission West Online Conference

An online Mission Conference presented by the Northwest, California Nevada Hawaii and Pacific Southwest Districts of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.


Date: Saturday October 17, 2020

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: Online Live Stream

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All Workers Conference 2020
Walk By Faith, Not By Sight - 2 Corinthians 5:7

November 23 & 24

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Registration is now open for AWC 2020!  We are excited to have you join us for our first-ever All Workers Conference! The Pacific Southwest District along with our partners in the California Nevada Hawaii District look forward to welcoming all church workers from both districts for this exciting event! 

Although our conference will be virtual, we encourage you to safely gather at Host Sites to view the conference in fellowship with your fellow Lutheran church workers.  Host Sites will be posted here as they are confirmed. 

For more information and to register click the button below!

Small Church Conference

If you missed this event you can watch the recording below!

You can access his slides here: 

Rev. Karl Vaters

Karl covered the following topics:

  • Redefining Success In Ministry

  • Big Church, Small Churches – What’s the Difference?

  • How To Discover And Use What Your Church Does Well

  • COVID-19: What’s Working In Churches That Are Thriving

Rev. Vaters is the Author of:

  • Small Church Essentials: Field-Tested Principles for Leading a Healthy Congregation of Under 250

  • The Grasshopper Myth: Big Churches, Small Churches and the Small Thinking That Divides Us