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Oct 12


Hear from national life experts reaching others with the Gospel of Life, enjoy time of fellowship and service together. Registration includes a catered lunch.

Nearest large airport – Kansas City Airport (MCI)
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Hope Lutheran Church
6308 Quivira Rd., Shawnee, KS 66216
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Oct 12, 2024 08:00am CT - Oct 12, 2024 04:00pm CT

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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.

Deaconess Rose Adle

Assistant Director of Deaconess Formation,

Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne

Presentation - Christian Womanhood

As the author of "Christian Life for Christian Women" (a Lutherans for Life resource from 2020), Deaconess Rosie Adle will discuss challenges and joys related to Christian womanhood.

Deaconess Rosie Adle serves remotely as Assistant Director of Deaconess Formation and teaches distance deaconess classes for Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne. She graduated from Valparaiso University in 2003 with a BA in Spanish. She earned an MA in Deaconess Studies and Systematic Theology from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis in 2006. She and her husband, Pastor Scott Adle of Zion Lutheran in Imperial, NE, have six children.

Virginia Flo

Director of Volunteer Relations, Lutherans For Life

Panel Facilitation - Gospel-motivated Life Teams

Virginia joined Lutherans For Life in September 2013 and currently resides in Eagan, Minnesota. She has spent her life in a dual career both in business management, working for several major corporations in the Twin Cities area, as well as making a career in church work. She has worked extensively in the areas of Christian education, stewardship, and evangelism, while also serving as a choir director where she is able to share her love of Christian music with both adults and children. In her business experience she has worked in management, marketing, technology, and the graphic and visual arts. Her strong conviction For Life has given her the opportunity to speak on all the life issues, with a particular emphasis in the area of physician assisted suicide, which is being addressed in many states today. She grew up in a family that welcomed foster children who found a safe home with them in the country. She has authored a Christian fiction novel capturing some of those foster care experiences. Virginia has served as an LFL life chapter president and is now working across the United States helping equip Lutherans to be Gospel-motivated voices For Life.

Rev. Dr. James Lamb

Life Advocate, Lutheran Family Service

Presentation - "You Are the Light of the World" (Mt 5:14) Shining the light of Jesus in the darkness as Christian citizens.

Rev. Dr. Jim Lamb married his childhood sweetheart, RoxAnne, fifty-four years ago in Good Thunder, MN. God gifted them with three children, eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. They live in Marshalltown, IA. Dr. Lamb received a B.A. in Biology from Mankato State University in 1973. In 1975 he enlisted in the USAF and served as an Emergency Medical Technician at the USAF Academy Hospital in Colorado Springs. He attended Concordia Seminary in St. Louis where he received his Master of Divinity in 1982 and his Doctor of Ministry in 1994. Beginning in 1982, he served as senior pastor at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Garner, Iowa, for fourteen years. In 1996 he was called as Executive Director of National Lutherans For Life where he served for twenty years. From 2016 until July of 2024, he served part time as a Life Advocate for Lutheran Family Service (LFS). In his retirement he continues to write and speak applying the life-giving message of the Gospel to the life issues. 

Sat. Oct. 12 - Hope Lutheran Church, 6308 Quivira Rd. Shawnee, KS 66216

8:00am Registration

9:00am Opening Devotions

9:15am Welcome & Introduction

9:30am Presentation - Rev. Evan McClanahan

10:15am Break

10:45am Presentation - Dcns. Rose Adle

11:30am LFL Update

12:00pm Lunch

1:00pm Servant Event

1:30pm Break

1:45pm Life Team Panel - Virginia Flo & Life Teams

2:30pm Break

2:45pm Presentation - Dr. James Lamb

3:30pm Closing Prayer