Marriage & Family Conference
April 23rd - 24th, 2021 Cole Camp, MO
This conference is for everyone: For husbands, wives, parents, children, widows, and all single people. Through the word of God, we will grow in our appreciation for God’s wonderful gift of marriage and the family and return to our homes encouraged and better equipped to lead faithful lives, regardless of the makeup of our family.
The congregations of the Cole Camp Regional Ministry & the Sedalia Circuit of The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod invite you to join them for their annual Marriage and Family Conference.
There will be no need to register for the conference this year due to the current guidelines in place. This means that Gemülichkeit, Meals, and Breakout Sessions will be omitted from this year's conference. The entire conference will also be held in the Church Sanctuary and will be streamed live at:
Rev. Jeffrey Hemmer
Author of Man Up!
Rev. Jeffrey Hemmer is a husband to Laura, the father of six children, pastor of Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church in Fairview Heights, Illinois, a PhD candidate at Concordia Seminary, the author of Man Up: The Quest for Masculinity (CPH, 2017) and Behold the Man sermon series and devotions for Lent and Easter (CPH, 2019), a wannabe
farmer, maker of some things, fixer of some other things, grower of beards, and general curmudgeon.
This conference also provides attendees with the opportunity to attend Evening Prayer and Matins. These worship settings tie in with the theme each year and are also provided by local pastors and the featured speaker.
Breakout Sessions for the 2021 conference have been canceled in order to follow the current guidelines that are in place. However, the Conference will still offer two Plenaries by Rev. Jeffrey Hemmer, and a Lutherans For Life Presentation led by Kristi Hofferber (a pro-life and adoption advocate). The presentation, plenaries, and worship services will all take place in the sanctuary and be Live-streamed at:
This service will be offered for potty trained children through 6th grade. All Children in 7th grade and higher are encouraged to participate in the
conference. Children's Track will include activities such as: Bible lessons, crafts, and games led by the Lutheran School Association's Student Council.
During times of worship children will return to their parents.
Due to current guidelines there will be no Gemülichkeit for the 2021 conference.