The Hausvater Project

Hausvater: /HAUS-fah-ter/
noun (German)
1. Housefather.
2. Spiritually responsible head of household, including the housefather as assisted by the housemother.
>> Example: "As the Hausvater should teach it [Christian doctrine] to the entire family ..."
(Martin Luther, Small Catechism, 1529)


ELS Homeschool Symposium (April 15, 2018)

2nd Annual Evangelical Lutheran Synod Homeschool Symposium

Hosted at Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, Minn.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

2 p.m.—7 p.m.

Featuring Two Speakers from the Hausvater Project:

  • Hymns in the Life of the Church, School, and Home (Rev. Johann Caauwe)
  • Faith and Family: A Classical Lutheran Approach (Dr. Ryan MacPherson)


  • Open to Pastors, Teachers, Parents, etc.
  • Sponsored by the Evangelical Lutheran Synod, with an invitation to the southern Minnesota community
  • Complete Details and Registration Form:


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TAGS: Home Devotions, Homeschooling, Hymnody