Synod Council responds to Presiding Bishop Eaton’s call to Study Luther’s Catechisms in 2017

11:22 01 December in News

Bishop05p.jpgBy Rev. Ozzie Herlong, Synod Secretary

In response to Bishop Eaton’s invitation, Bishop Herman Yoos and the Executive Committee encourages every congregation in the South Carolina Synod to engage in a study of the Small Catechism during the Lenten Season of 2017 and utilize the resources provided by Augsburg Fortress Publishers such as Free Indeed: Devotions for Lent 2017 and 40-Day Journey with Martin Luther.

Synod Council Action, November 14, 2016
To encourage the congregations of the South Carolina Synod to participate in the invitation of Bishop Elizabeth A. Eaton, Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, extended in the October issue of Living Lutheran to engage Luther’s catechisms together in the upcoming 500th Anniversary year of the Reformation in 2017; and to invite congregations of the South Carolina Synod to engage Luther’s catechisms together during the 2017 Lenten Season; and to utilize the resources provided by Augsburg Fortress Publishers such as Free Indeed: Devotions for Lent 2017 and 40-Day Journey with Martin Luther.

40-Day Journey with Martin Luther by Gracia Grindal (Editor)

Free Indeed: Devotions for Lent 2017: Pocket Edition by Javier Alanís (Writer)

Free Indeed: Devotions for Lent 2017: Large Print Edition by Javier Alanís (Writer)

Luther’s Small Catechism is now available as a free mobile app in English and Spanish. Search “Catechism Augsburg Fortress” at the Apple iOS App Store or on Google Play.

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