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Roots 2018: Men and Women in Christ

October 5, 2018 - October 6, 2018


“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.” -Genesis 1:27

By Adam and Eve did sin enter the world and more sharply divide and define us as men and women. Men and women have a profound place within God’s creation. We were found to be so beloved by the Father that the Son was sent to redeem us from our fallen nature. In Christ, we have our justification, being declared righteous, and are sustained in holiness through the sanctifying work of the Holy Spirit.

So, if we have been rescued from sin, both justified and sanctified by grace through faith, shouldn’t we seek out in what ways we may distinctively honor God and neighbor as men and women in Christ Jesus? Yes! Join us in historic St. Charles, MO (near St. Louis) for a campus ministry conference that will explore the godly importance of being male and female, created in God’s own image!

We are hosting three distinguished guests: Rev. Dr. Joel Biermann (Concordia Seminary and author of A Case for Character: Towards a Lutheran Virtue Ethics), Rev. Jeff Hemmer (Bethany Lutheran Church in Fairview Heights, IL, and author of Man Up!: The Quest for Masculinity), and Rebekah Curtis (coauthor of LadyLike: Living Biblically).

  • Registration is open to all college students and their ministry leaders
  • You should plan to bring casual clothing, Bible, money for Dinner on Saturday
  • If needed participants will lodge with host families, courtesy of Immanuel St. Charles members
  • Registering after Sept. 21st increases the cost of attendance so REGISTER TODAY!!!


Each participant is to fill out all of the information below. If a question is non-applicable write “N/A” in the box. Please note that the registration payment is sent separately. The registration fee is only $15 per person when submitted/postmarked by September 21st. After September 21st, registration is $25.  

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*Payment Instructions & Address:
Checks Payable: “Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church”
Memo: “Roots Conference”
Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church
612 N. State St.
Freeburg, IL 62243


October 5, 2018
October 6, 2018


Lindenwood Lutheran Student Union
Lutheran Student Fellowship at Washington University
Lutheran Student Fellowship of Southwestern Illinois College


Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301 United States
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