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Sep 14


Hear from national life experts reaching others with the Gospel of Life, enjoy time of fellowship and service together. Registration includes a catered lunch. Limited childcare slots available (coordinated by the local congregation - fee may apply).

Nearest large airport – Hartford-Brainard Airport (BDL)
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Immanuel Lutheran Church
154 Meadow St, Bristol, CT 06010
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Sep 14, 2024 08:00am ET - Sep 14, 2024 04:00pm ET

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Rev. Evan McClanahan

Pastor, First Lutheran Houston

Presentation - Biblical Manhood

Pastor McClanahan is originally from Shreveport, Louisiana. As a son of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Shreveport, he was steeped in Lutheran liturgy and theology. Upon graduating from seminary, he was called to Living Word Lutheran Church in Grapevine, Texas, where he served as Associate Pastor. In December 2009, he was called to serve as Pastor at First Lutheran. He and Amanda have two children. While at First, he has initiated several ministries, including outreach to HCC students, the First Word debate and lecture series, and hosting a podcast called Theology on Air. He has served on the board for Lutherans for Life in the past and currently serves on the board for a local pro-life ministry in Houston, Lifeline.

Rev. Scott Licht

CFO/COO, Lutherans For Life

Presentation - India, Finding Life in Christ Amid the Orphan Crisis

Scott grew up in New Ulm, Minnesota, and was raised in the Wisconsin Synod. Scott worked in the corporate world for 30 years before combining his business and theological education and experience at Lutherans For Life beginning in 2012. Scott satisfied the requirements and was ordained in the Lutheran Congregations in Mission to Christ (LCMC) in 2014. In addition to his service at Lutherans For Life, he serves as pastor of Shepherd of the Prairie Lutheran Church in Huxley, Iowa. Scott has an adult daughter in the Des Moines area and a daughter, son-in-law, and two grandsons near Colfax, Iowa. He and his wife, Sue, live near Huxley, Iowa, with three horses. Sue also has three adult daughters.

Michelle Bauman

Director of Y4Life, Lutherans For Life

Presentation - Raising Life Affirming Kids

Michelle Bauman joined the Lutherans for Life team on June 1, 2019. She earned her Lutheran Teaching Degree in secondary education from Concordia Nebraska (1998) and a master’s degree in English from the University of Indianapolis (2011). Before joining Lutherans For Life, Michelle taught middle school English at Holy Cross Lutheran School in Fort Wayne, Indiana, (1998-2002) and English, Drama, and Speech at Trinity Lutheran High School in Seymour, Indiana (2002-2019). Michelle also served as the Trinity’s Recruitment Director (2004-2017). She lives in Columbus, Indiana, with her husband, Doug, who serves as pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church. Together they have two sons and one daughter-in-love.

Rev. Michael Salemink

Executive Director, Lutherans For Life

Rev. Michael W. Salemink began serving as executive director-elect of Lutherans For Life in August 2015 and became executive director on January 1, 2016. He received a BA in theology from Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Illinois, in 1999 and a Master of Divinity from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana, in 2003. He has served as pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Webster, Minnesota, (2003-2005) and as associate pastor of St. James Lutheran Church and School in Lafayette, Indiana (2005-2015). Pastor Salemink and his wife, Heather, have been married since 2000 and reside in St. Louis, Missouri, where they attend Immanuel Lutheran Church, Olivette, with their three sons: Christian, Nathan, and Luke.

Sat. Sept. 14 - Immanuel Lutheran Church, 154 Meadow St. Bristol, CT 06010

8:00am Registration

9:00am Opening Devotions

9:15am Welcome & Introductions

9:30am Presentation - Rev. Evan McClanahan

10:15am Break

10:45am Presentation - Rev. Scott Licht

11:30am LFL Update

12:00pm Lunch

1:00pm Servant Event

1:30pm Break

1:45pm Presentation – Michelle Bauman

2:30pm Break

2:45pm Presentation – Rev. Michael Salemink

3:30pm Closing Prayer