|October 13: “Ministry Partner: Lutheran Family & Children’s Services”
David Eberle, Church and Community Relations Manager at the Lutheran Family & Children’s Services (LFCS)
David Eberle will share the wide-ranging impact LFCS makes for children and families across Missouri and will tell us more about Bethel’s ministry and partnership with this church-related organization that provides services such as adoption, foster care, behavioral health, disaster relief and more.
|October 20 “Funeral Planning – What is Involved?”
Pastor Bill Yancey, Dr. Stephen Mager and the Bethel Choir will share their experiences about what goes into planning a funeral service.
October 27 “The State of Lutheran Campus Ministry”
Pastor Peter Muschinske, LCM Interim Pastor & Commander, US Navy Reserve Chaplain, ELCA
|Pastor Muschinske brings to Lutheran Campus Ministry a wide range of ministry experience from parish ministry and active military chaplaincy to reserve chaplaincy and recruiting chaplains of all faiths for the Navy-Marine Chaplain Corps. Freshly on the scene as Interim LCM Campus Pastor, he will share with us what he is experiencing in this “new” area of ministry and how he is accompanying students during this academically and financially pressured time in their lives. Since Bethel has been a Covenant Congregation with LCM for three decades, both he and Forum attendees will enjoy hearing more about this special relationship.|