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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)

Shoreland Lutheran High School
9026 12th Street
Somers, Wisconsin
August 1, 2015
9 am to 2 pm

Come hear what encouragement and promises God gives for building the family His way.

A marriage-and-family workshop, with sessions led by Dr. Ryan C. MacPherson, founding president of the Hausvater Project and Associate Professor of History at Bethany Lutheran College.


  • 9 am: Registration
  • 9:30 am: Devotion
  • 10 am: God's Design for Marriage
  • 11 am: God's Design for Parenthood
  • 12 pm: Free Lunch
  • 1 pm: Rebuilding the Family Altar


Cost: $10 per individual or $15 per family

Free child care and lunch is provided.

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(Walk-in registration also will be available at the door.)

Special thanks to Pastor Michael Zarling of Epiphany Lutheran Church, Racine, Wisconsin, for coordinating this event.

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