Harrison And Mueller

May 7, 2009

The time for congregations to begin the nomination process is quickly approaching.

I’d like to humbly offer some suggestions as that time arrives:

1. Find out how and when your congregation will decide whom to nominate.
2. Encourage your congregation to nominate Rev. Harrison for president!
3. Each congregation may submit two names for nomination as President. Even if Harrison isn’t the only name your congregation suggests, he should be one of them!
4. Remember the nomination process closes in March of 2010.

It’s also worth thinking about nominations for other offices, in particular 1st Vice President. This is the only full-time VP position, and a key leader who can greatly assist the president.

We suggest each congregation nominates Rev. Herbert Mueller of the Southern Illinois District.

Rev. Herb Mueller

Rev. Herb Mueller

Rev. Mueller has served many years as a faithful District President and is well respected throughout the synod. You can see him in action here at the SID pastors conference, where he presented along with Rev. Harrison on the topic of “A Theological Approach to Unity“.

You can also read a bio of Rev. Mueller here.

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A Theological Approach to Unity

May 1, 2009

The following from ItIsTime.org :

The Southern Illinois District Pastoral Conference Spring Session was held on 30 April 2009 on the feast of St. Philip and St. James (translated) at Camp Wartburg. The theme for the conference was “A Theological Approach to Unity” presented by Rev. Matthew C. Harrison and District President, Rev. Herbert Mueller.The conference agenda can be downloaded here:

Agenda: A Theological Approach to Unity

Rev. Herbert Mueller, Southern Illinois District President, presented for the first 30 minutes. He presented on how the way the Missouri Synod church leaders handled the election controversy, particuarly in the 1880s, could serve as a model for theological unity today.

Click here for video of the presentation