Reverend Kim Leroy Scharff Obituary

Reverend Kim Leroy Scharff, age 69 of Norborne, Missouri, was called home on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.  Rev. Scharff was the son of Vern Lee and Margy Joyce (Wright) Scharff, born on November 24, 1950, in Omaha, Nebraska. Rev. Scharff had a beautiful tenor voice and was involved with many...

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The Challenge of Clergy Isolation During COVID-19 Days

The Challenge of Clergy Isolation During COVID-19 DaysA Letter from DoxologyMost pastors didn’t have “Global Pandemic” on their calendar for Spring 2020. Yet, faithful pastors continue to do what it is that they have been given to do as they care for their sheep and lambs, preaching the Word in...

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Services Available on Radio

Freistatt – Trinity Stream live/recorded all services at www.freistattradio.com Our radio broadcast is 10:00-11:00am every Sunday at 95.9FM.   Higginsville – Immanuel Broadcasting live on 92.5 FM on Sunday mornings at 10:15 a.m.   Lake Ozark – Christ the King Osage Beach - Hope Chapel Regularly broadcast abbreviated services and...

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Rev. Edwin Henry Dubberke Obituary

Pastor Edwin Henry Dubberke was born on March 21, 1931 in Emmett, Idaho.  He grew up in the small mountain town of Cascade in central Idaho where he attended elementary and high school.  He attended Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, Minnesota for three years, then completed his ministerial training at Concordia...

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Rev. Orval Mueller Obituary

  Rev. Orval Mueller On November 19, 2019, Rev. Orval Mueller was called to glory at the age of 81. Rev Mueller graduated from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis in 1964 and spent 24 years in the Ministry before serving as President of the Southern District until 2003. After retirement Rev....

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Identical Twins, Unique Missouri District Calls

Revs. Jesse and Joseph Schlie grew up in Fort Wayne, IN, where their dad was a pastor. Many people watching the Call Day service at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne would remember them as the identical twins called to the Missouri District. Personality-wise, it seems like the brothers were...

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2019 Senior Profiles

Celebrating the 2019 Senior Class There are so many ways to answer the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Many students have grown up in the educational ministries of the Missouri District, where they learned not only where they want to go, but what kind...

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