Indiana Lay Leadership

$17,245 Benefit Gift to University Lutheran, Bloomington

The Indiana District is pleased to announce a gift of $17,245 from Robert and Margaret Seitz for the benefit of University Lutheran Church at Indiana University—Bloomington. Bob and Margaret were good and faithful servants of Christ and, as Bob and Margaret have now been called home, the LCMS Foundation was honored to deliver their gift… Read more »

Early Childhood Director Needed

Mount Calvary Lutheran Child Care and Preschool Ministry is currently seeking a full-time director to further the church’s vision of providing quality care and education to young children and families in the Fort Wayne area. The director will hold a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood, Elementary Education, or related field. Experience teaching in an educational… Read more »

College Bound

College is tough and you need Jesus! Many students are now preparing for their next level of education. Whether you remain in Fort Wayne or are off to another city or state, one thing remains. You need Jesus. LCMS U is a national student organization of the LCMS that provides pastors and support for this… Read more »

Immanuel, Avilla, celebrates 175th anniversary

AVILLA —Immanuel Lutheran Church, the oldest Lutheran church in Noble County, Indiana, will mark the 175th anniversary of its founding at a special church service on Sunday, Oct. 13. Immanuel was established in 1844 through the work of the famous Lutheran missionary, the Rev. Friedrich C. D. Wyneken, who helped found the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod… Read more »

New Sharing Christ through Education Video Available to View

Summer at the Indiana District:  Whoosh! Perhaps your summer might be characterized by the playful poem, Here Comes, by Shel Silverstein: Here comes summer, here comes summer, chirping robin, budding rose. Here comes summer, here comes summer, gentle showers, summer clothes. Here comes summer, here comes summer—Whoosh—school—there it goes! In truth, I inserted “school” in... Read more »

Lutherans for Life National Essay Contest from Our Shepherd, Avon IN

The seventh and eighth-grade students at Our Shepherd Lutheran School participated in the Lutherans for Life essay contest in the spring. Eighth graders Matt Abernathy and Amber Stutz placed 1st and 2nd in the state, respectively. Matt’s essay was then entered into the national competition, and he won 1st place! We congratulate Matt for his… Read more »

Fall 2019 Symposium at Lutheran Child and Family Services

Lutheran Child & Family Services are pleased to host Dr. Joel Oesch from Concordia University – Irvine CA to speak on October 29th at 9am in the Lutherwood Chapel, 1525 N. Ritter Ave Indianapolis, IN 46219. His presentation is Christian Life and Theology in the Digital Frontier. Here is a brief summary to get you… Read more »

Youth Events 2019

The Jr High Youth Rally information has been sent and is posted on our website!   The theme is Escape based on 1 Corinthians 10:13.   This is an opportunity for students in grades 6-8 to meet other Christian youth and be built up in Christ!   Registration Deadline is August 31 for the best price!   South Rally… Read more »

Cultivating Generosity – Doxology Workshop on September 30

Cultivating Generosity – a Doxology led workshop – is scheduled for September 30, 2019 at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne Indiana. Led by the Rev. Dr. John W. Kleinig and Rev. Dr. Scott Bruzek, this workshop focuses on the idea that generosity doesn’t happen by accident. Together let’s explore generosity that is both ordinary… Read more »