Articles and Book Resources

Making Disciples: Nurturing the Development of Faith, by Carl Moser, Department of School Ministry pamphlet # S08453. Concordia Publishing House, 800.325.3040.

Why Non-member Parents (of Lutheran Parochial School and Day Care Children) Do or Do Not Join Lutheran Churches, by Dr. Peter Becker of Concordia University, River Forest June 1993.

“Lutheran Missionary Schools . . . Is It Possible?” by Rev. Dr. Paul Mueller and
“Connecting with School Families” by David Black; articles in Shaping the Future,
Spring 2005, by Lutheran Education Association, 708.209.3343 or

People as Resources

Terry Schmidt – Assistant Director of LCMS School Ministry. Terry is a passionate speaker on Lutheran Schools reaching the lost. 800-248-1930 x1294

Rev. Michael Meissner, Pastor at LifeBridge Church, Houston, Texas. Michael was the pastor to school families at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran School and Childcare in San Antonio, Texas, and an advocate for sharing Christ with the unchurched who attend a Lutheran School. 832-628-0072

Martha Windelborn, consultant in northern Illinois. Martha is a speaker and consultant on assisting Lutheran teachers in witnessing.

Rev. Roger Kilponen, St. Paul Lutheran Church in Flint, Michigan
Roger is an excellent resource on developing the unity of mission between church and school. 810.239.6200.

Resources for School Outreach

Shepherd of the Hills in San Antonio, Texas.

POBLO (People of the Book Lutheran Outreach) offers assistance with families of different cultures or religions (Muslim, Hindu)