Great Stuff — How to talk to your Congregation’s Electors for LCMS President

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everyVoteCountsThis coming Saturday through Tuesday (June 11-14) is the election for the President of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod. Each congregation of Synod has two votes for the President of Synod, one pastor and one lay. These “electors” were the delegates to the District Conventions in 2015.

So if you care about the future of our church body, who do you talk to about it, and how do you talk to them? Here are a few suggestions:

– Ask your pastor who the lay elector is, then try to schedule a time to visit with them in the next few days.

– Listen to what they think. Ask what they have been reading or hearing. Find out what is important to them and why.

– Highlight what has been happening in The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod over the past six years. A few of them might include:

– Ask if the problems or concerns that have been voiced warrant a complete overhaul of the administration, or if patient and careful redirection in some areas might be better.

Those are a few things to think about. God bless you as we prepare for this important election in our church body.

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