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Circuit Visitors’ Conference

May 8, 2019 - May 9, 2019
Frankenmuth, MI

When & Where

Frankenmuth

May 8 @ 12:30 pm - May 9 @ 1:00 pm

Bavarian Inn Lodge
1 Covered Bridge Lane
Frankenmuth, MI, 48734
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Presenters

Speaker

Rev. Herbert C. Mueller, Jr. graduated with an M.Div. from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Mo. in 1979. He was also honored with a Doctor of Divinity degree (honoris causa) from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Ind (2012).

Rev. Mueller has served the Lord as pastor of three parishes in Illinois: Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Chicago; Zion Lutheran Church, Bethalto; and Immanuel Lutheran Church, Waterloo. He served nearly six terms as Southern Illinois District President (1994-2010). He has also as District Secretary and Vice President. Presently, Rev. Mueller is serving as the First Vice President of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, having been elected to that office in July 2010, and reelected in 2013 and 2016.  He simply counts it a privilege to serve the Lord and His Church with President Matthew Harrison.

Rev. Mueller is married to Faith and they have 3 children and 6 grandchildren.

Schedule

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Noon
Lunch on your own
12:30 - 1 p.m.
Registration
1 - 1:15 p.m.
Opening Devotion
Rev. Michael Roth
1:15 - 2:15 p.m.
Session 1 - Synod Convention Workbook 1
Rev. Dr. Herbert Mueller
2:15 - 2:30 p.m.
Update on Concordia University Ann Arbor
Rev. Dr. Ryan Peterson / Rev. John Rathje
2:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Break
2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
Bible Study
Rev. John Bookshaw
3:30 - 4:15 p.m.
Session 2 - President's Report/The Othiismos Declaration
Rev. Dr. David P. E. Maier/Rev. Chris Thoma+
4:20 - 4:50 p.m.
Session 3 - Collaboration
Rev. Bill Tucker
4:50 - 5:20 p.m.
Time with the Vice Presidents, Casuistry questions
5:20 - 5:30 p.m.
Hearing from the Vice Presidents
5:30 - 5:40 p.m.
Orphan Grain Train
Rev. David Reed
5:40 - 5:45 p.m.
Closing Devotion/Prayer
5:45 - 6 :15 p.m.
Hotel Check In
6:15 p.m.
Hospitality
Bavarian Inn Restaurant - Alpine Room
7:00 p.m.
Dinner
Bavarian Inn Restaurant - Alpine Room

Thursday, May 9, 2019

6:45 - 7:30 a.m.
President Maier and Vice Presidents meet w/Circuit Visitors Individually for 15 Minutes
7:30 - 8 a.m.
Breakfast Buffet - Stewardship
Rev. Dr. Richard Wolfram
8 - 8:15 a.m.
Opening Devotion
8:15 - 9:15 a.m.
Session 4 - Church Safety and Storm Relief
Mrs. Julie Tucker
9:15 - 9:45 a.m.
Session 5 - Collaboration
Rev. Bill Tucker
9:45 - 10 a.m.
Break
10 - 10:45 a.m.
Bible Study
Rev. John Bookshaw
10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
Session 6 - Synod Convention - Workbook 2
Rev. Dr. Herbert Mueller
11:45 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Closing Comments, Scripture, and Prayer
Rev. Michael Roth
12 p.m.
Prayer and Boxed Lunches
12:15 p.m.
President Maier and Vice Presidents meet w/Circuit Visitors Individually for 15 Minutes
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Registration

Online Registration is now Closed. Please see Laurie Brown to register On-Site.