2015 Conference

The 2015 National ALMA Conference Held January 29-30, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri

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Registration opens 8:00 am and the conference begins at 9:00 am on Thurday January 29. Conference ends at noon on Friday January 30. ALMA members are invited to a roundtable discussion with LCMS OIM leaders on Friday afternoon. Download full schedule here


Keynote speaker Thursday January 29 - Evening Banquet - Rev. Dr. Tony Cook, Assistant Professor of Practical Theology and Associate Dean of Curriculum and Instruction at Concordia Seminary, St Louis, MO.

Guest speaker Friday morning - Rev. Todd Jones, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO- Assistant Professor, Practical Theology; Director, Resident Field Education

Sectional Speakers -

Rev. Dr. James Tino, ALMA Board President and Executive Director Global Lutheran Outreach will lead Bible study on Thursday

Dawn Miller, Zielinski Companies-Director of Consulting, Fund Development Service

Abigail Miller, Wheatridge-Manager, Crowdfunding and Social Media

Allen Helms, LCMS-Sr. vice President Gift Planning

Rev. Mark Frith, LHM-Program Director, Outreach Initiative

Kay Meyer, President, Family Shield Ministries

Cynthia Kahn, Poblo-Director for Women and Youth Ministries

Rev. Matthew Heise, Executive Director Lutheran Heritage Foundation and former Missionary to Eurasia

Rev. Carlos Hernandez, LCMS Office of National Missions, Director-Church and Community Engagement