Indiana Lay Leadership

2019 Christmas in the Park-Fort Wayne

Christmas in the Park’s goal is to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas by sharing the love of Christ with our community by providing a fun, free, family-friendly festival.  It’s been a Fort Wayne local festival since 1951 and until recently was call the Christ Child Festival.   It will once again be at Franke Park,… Read more »

Administrative Assistant Position Open

Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent/Executive Counselor of Christian Education Nestled in downtown Fort Wayne, the office enterprise of the Indiana District encourages and assists multiple ministries of the Lutheran Church Missouri synod.  Whether in our mission-minded congregations, accredited K-12 schools, licensed early childhood centers, and close-knit family ministries, our members know the Word, Work and… Read more »

Clean Water ‘4KenyasKids’

Earlier this year, a short-term mission team from Indiana — including TJ Mattick, LCEF district vice-president, and Rev. Daniel Lepley, senior pastor of Our Shepherd Lutheran Church and School, Avon — partnered with Fountains of Hope to install two water purification systems at Point of Grace Academy, a Lutheran school in Ogal Beach, Kisumu, Kenya…. Read more »

Lakeview Ministries Dinner Auction – Tickets Available

You are invited to Lakeview Ministries’ dinner auction to support camp and all that this ministry provides.  The evening provides a lot of fun and entertainment, but the big winners are the campers!  Proceeds from all winning bids and cash donations go into the camp’s general operating fund. The event will be held from 5:00-9:00… Read more »

Principals Participate in Mentoring Program

The Indiana District has launched a mentoring initiative that will help new Lutheran school principals to onboard smoothly into their new roles. This mentoring program provides encouragement and assistance to school leaders who are either transitioning into a new school or shifting into administration for the first time. Dr. Kevin Brockberg, executive counselor for Christian… Read more »

ONE IN CHRIST Pastor’s Guide for Early Childhood Education

The One in Christ Pastors Guide for Early Childhood Education offers a collection of informational articles about a pastor’s role in early childhood education and ministry as well as in the congregation.  The guide also includes an overview of the Early Childhood levels of the One in Christ Religion series from Concordia Publishing House.  It… Read more »

LCFS Fall Symposium – October 29th – Christian Life and Theology in the Digital Frontier

The Digital Age has altered the cultural landscape of Western Christianity forever. We are being changed physically, socially, and theologically by technologies at our fingertips. This presentation is intended to encourage the theological discipline of discernment as we evaluate the consequences (good and bad) of a technology-driven culture. We will explore the difference between connectivity… Read more »

Voice of Care Seeks Executive Director

Voice of Care Seeks Executive Director, 48 to 60 hours per month.  Active LCMS members in good standing can be considered. Executive nonprofit or corporate leadership experience is a plus. Ordained and commissioned church workers with executive leadership and financial experience are also invited to apply. Position requires the ability to carry the Voice of… Read more »

Discipling the Ethnic Groups – A New Campus Ministry Video

Jesus lovingly commanded, “Go and make disciples of all nations.”  Realizing that the Greek word for “nations” is basically our English word for “ethnic” gives a richer meaning to this command.  Jesus’ command is thus, “…make disciples of all ethnic groups.” The sharpened reality then is that within a given nation there are frequently several... Read more »