June 1-2, 2012

Watertown Event Center
Watertown SD

Hosted by the Milbank Zone


LISTEN to His Word
LAUGH with each other
LOVE one another

Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with shouts of joy; then they said among the nations, 'The LORD has done great things for them.'" Psalm 126:2

Mission Grants for 2012-2014

  1. Concordia Seminary, St Louis - Food Bank - $5000
  2. Black Hills Lutheran Middle School, Rapid City SD - $8600
  3. Lutheran Bible Translators - Helping Women in Liberia, West Africa - $2000
  4. Lutheran Heritage Foundation - Children's Bibles Southeast Asia - $5000
  5. Trinity/Hope Lutheran Schools Haiti - Feed the Children - $5000
  6. Divine Shepherd Preschool, Black Hawk SD - $5000
  7. The Lighthouse Preschool, Aberdeen SD - $1500
  8. Blessed Redeemer Lutheran Preschool, Brandon SD - $5000
  9. LCMS - Handicapped Institutional Reform in Kazakhstan - $5000
  10. POBLO - Bible and Scripture Resource Distribution in the U.S. - $4000
  11. LCMS - Training Future Pastors in Uganda - $3900

Election Results

President - Arlene Naasz
Vice President of Christian Life - Bobbie Bierman
Vice President of Gospel Outreach - Mary Jo Stier
Treasurer - Bev Johnson
Counselor - Rev. Greg Lehr
Nominating Committee - Susan Buxcel, chr; Lynette Tisdall, Kelli Anawski

Convention Numbers

Final Registration - 278
2012-2014 Mission Grant Goal - $50,000
Offering #1, 2012-2014 Mission Grant Goal- $2,237.51
Offering #2, Lutheran Malaria Initiative - $1,984.29
Gifts from the Heart - 642 mercy kits, 44 sleeping mats, 105 greeting cards

Convention Photos - Click on the "Listen Laugh Love" logo image below to get to the Flickr account where the images are stored. Once there, click on the logo again to start a slideshow.


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Convention Poster (PDF, 360KB)

Convention Information from the Call Letter (PDF, 1.17MB)

Servant Event - Sleeping Mats from Plastic Bags

Wow - can we collect shopping bags! Here are the directions for how the mats are made, or watch the video now!