Meet the editorial staff: Snowden Sims
Ever ask yourself, “Who are these people who write for Forward in Christ?”
This month, Forward in Christ welcomes Snowden (Gene) Sims to the staff as the newest editorialist. Sims is excited to share his unique perspective with Forward in Christ's readers. "I'm honored to have the opportunity to share some of my thoughts with a larger audience."
Current news stories
Gloria Dei, Belmont, Calif., reports that it completed a “refresh” of its sanctuary in November 2019.
Student volunteers from Great Plains Lutheran High School, Watertown, S.D., held a Christmas party for its New Friends group in the school gymnasium on Dec. 15, 2019. This gathering welcomed friends from the special needs community in Watertown and surrounding areas. The party included fellowship activities such as karaoke (pictured) as well as opportunities to share the gospel.
St. John, St. Clair, Minn., celebrated its 150th anniversary on Nov. 3, 2019.
The core group of WELS’ newest home mission congregation, Hope, Houston, Texas, has been meeting for Bible studies in a community room/co-working space that a local realty office lets them use for free. Andrew Nemmers (pictured teaching the children) was assigned to serve as the home missionary at Hope upon his graduation from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., in May 2019.
St. John's on the Hillside, Milwaukee, Wis., (pictured) celebrated its 171st anniversary on Dec. 5, 2019.
St. Matthew, Port Washington, Wis., celebrated its 40th anniversary on Nov. 3, 2019.
On Nov. 10, 2019, Beautiful Savior, Fort Wayne, Ind., celebrated its 50th anniversary.
More about the Easter outreach program titled E20
E20 is an effort to reach more than a million souls with the gospel prior to and on Easter.