Report from the Twenty-Second Texas Confessional Lutherans Free Conference (2011):
Theme: “The Koinonia Project, Witness, Mercy, Life Together”
First Vice President Herb Mueller presented information concerning the Koinonia Project and the study: Witness, Mercy, Life Together. This study and project were presented and will be offered to our synod as a way of bringing unity back to synod.
From lcms.org we read:
“As President Harrison pondered his new role and the task of restructuring the national office, he focused on the work and emphasis for the church.”
“These phrases—Witness, Mercy, Life Together—illustrate how the church lives and works together to proclaim the Gospel and to provide for our brothers and sisters in Christ in our congregations, communities and throughout the world. And in all we do, Christ is at the center, leading us, sustaining us, keeping us focused on our mission.”
“The 2007 convention of the Synod mandated a Task Force on Synodical Harmony appointed by the Board of Directors and Council of Presidents. After more than three years of work, this Task Force has issued a final report with a number of possible strategies.”
“The Koinonia Project, managed under the Office of the President, will enfold the suggestions recommended by the Task Force. To that end we offer the following four documents:
The present draft (9.0) of a concept paper broadly outlining the goals of our “Koinonia Project.”
Please take the time to look at these articles and get involved, personally, as a congregation and as a circuit!
“The Koinonia Project”, Part 1 of 4, 2011 TCL Free Conference
“The Koinonia Project”, Part 2 of 4, 2011 TCL Free Conference
“The Koinonia Project”, Part 3 of 4, 2011 TCL Free Conference
“The Koinonia Project”, Part 4 of 4, 2011 TCL Free Conference
“The Koinonia Project”, Panel Discussion, 2011 TCL Free Conference