News from the OMR Council:

First English Lutheran in Mansfield is looking to hire a parish sectreary. Interested? Click here for details.


Congratulations to Pastor Heidi Holst and First Lutheran Church, Troy. Pastor Heidi will be installed on April 30, 2017 at 3:30 and all are invited to attend, participate and enjoy a dinner afterward. Check the flyer for details.


The registration for our upcoming May 6, 2017 Ohio Mission Region Convocation with its associated Mission District Convocations is now open.

Click here for the 2017 OMR Convocation Brochure & Registration Form.

This year we will be hosted by St. John’s Lutheran Church in Grove City, Ohio. We will convene at 9:00 a.m. and adjourn around 4:15 p.m. Our theme is “Lutheran:  What Does This Mean?” and we’ll be recognizing/celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Bishop Bradosky will be with us throughout the day. 


Four workshops will be offered in addition to a longer Youth Leadership track. We are attempting to provide workshops for a wide variety of possible attendees, including:  Church Council Best Practices, Sola Publishing and Reformation resources, The NALC Life-to-Life ministry, and Equipping Youth Leadership. Cost will be $30 per person, through April 22nd early registration. After that date, the cost goes up to $40.  Please mark this date and plan to bring many from your congregation!


IMPORTANT: The Ohio Mission Region Council is seeking nominations for treasurer for a two year term. The term will run from May 2017 - May 2019. Preferred qualifications are a familiarity with bookkeeping procedures, basic accounting practices and Excel spreadsheets. If interested, please email with a brief self description including qualifications possessed.


The minutes of the 3/4/2017 meeting of the Ohio Mission Region are now posted on the Documents page for your reference.



On Sunday March 5th, Pastor Chuck Beckett was called to pastor Salem LC and Zion LC, a dual parish in Stone Creek. On March 19 they had Pastor Beckett installed by the parish's former pastor, Bill Haggis. Both congregations are looking forward to Pastor Beckett and what he will bring to the congregation.  Thank you all for your prayers.


The list of Supply Pastors or Lay Ministers is slowly growing! Check out our Resources: People/Items page to see who is available.