Initiative Reports

Des Moines, IA 09-2018

“Oh! I love your sign!”

When congregations engage their neighbors, they are often surprised what they hear. People notice things. They observe activity, new construction, and even church signs. It seems that for some people who live close to your church, they are just waiting to meet a face from the congregation and be invited to hear God’s Word. Read More

Reno, NV 08-2018

Praise and Proclaim rejoiced in the opportunity to partner with The Springs Lutheran Church in Sparks, Nevada to launch an outreach initiative August 19-21. Read More

West Allis, WI 08-2018

With praise on our lips, believers proclaim what Christ has already done for them. Praise and Proclaim Ministries partners with congregations to help members conquer the natural fears of evangelism and discover that sharing the gospel is far more about God than it is about us. This message resonated with the members from Good Shepherd’s Lutheran Church in West Allis, WI who participated in the outreach initiative on August 3-4. Read More


2019 Initiatives and Events

Feb 8-9 ~ Ascension (Escondido, CA)

Feb 24-26 ~ Crown of Life (Corona, CA)

Mar 29-30 ~ St. Peter (Schofield, WI)

Apr 10 ~ Martin Luther College (New Ulm, MN)

Apr 12-13 ~ Living Hope (Chattanooga, TN)

Apr 26-27 ~ Staff Ministry Conference (Niles, IL)

Jun 14-15 ~ Holy Word (Pfugerville, TX)

Jun 28-29 ~ Redeemer (Cedarburg, WI)

Jul 26-27 ~ St. Paul’s (Winneconne, WI)

Aug 18-21 ~ Grace (Seattle, WA)

Sep 27-28 ~ Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary (Mequon, WI)

Nov 8-9 ~ Grace (Glendale, AZ)

To read reports from this year’s initiatives or from previous years, go to Initiative Reports on the top menu or click HERE


Corvallis, OR 06-2018

With a heart full of praise and thanksgiving for what Christ has already won for us on the cross, our lips proclaim his mighty works to the world. Members at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Corvallis OR partnered with Praise and Proclaim Ministries to receive evangelism training so that they may go out into their community and confidently witness their faith to others. The Lord blessed our weekend together. Read More

Toledo, OH 06-2018

When you treat people with love and respect before proclaiming the gospel, most will respond back politely. This is what members from New Hope Lutheran Church in Toledo, OH learned when they went out into the neighborhood surrounding their church to plant seeds of the gospel. And the Lord opened doors for them to declare a brief message about what Christ has already done for us. Read More


Read how congregations are continuing to plant the seeds of the gospel in their communities. Read More

Tucson, AZ 03-2018

Praise and Proclaim Ministries had the privilege of partnering with Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Tucson, AZ to launch an outreach initiative March 16-17. Located in the northwestern part of the city in a community called Oro Valley, the church is situated in a rapidly growing area. Read More

Lakewood Ranch, FL 03-2018

In the warmth of the Florida sunshine in early March, Praise and Proclaim Ministries launched an outreach initiative at Risen Savior Lutheran Church in Lakewood Ranch, FL. Read More

El Cajon, CA 02-2018

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church and School in La Mesa, CA has been a bright light for the gospel since 1965. Read More