Indiana Lay Leadership

Your Artwork Wanted! – District Logo Contest

Indiana District Convention Logo Contest Rules (Download Rules and Entry Form) The winner of the contest will have their artwork featured in the 2021 Indiana District Convention materials. All entries must be in by December 15, 2020. No entries will be accepted after that date. What types of artwork are eligible?– The artwork must represent… Read more »

Atlas Invoices Sent

Atlas Invoices have been sent out and are due by the end of November. If you did not receive yours, contact Aaron Nielsen at

TEC 21 – December Newsletter

The TEC21 Workshop Program Your teachers are unimaginably stretched as they manage a variety of teaching and learning scenarios in this unprecedented time. The TEC21 Workshop Program boosts the mental and spiritual health of teachers, while equipping them for a new educational frontier. We recently heard this from Joel Wahlers, former principal at St. John’s… Read more »

The Scoop – For Principals 11/20/2020

Link to Graphic Presentation of this Newsletter Executive Summary – This will include information about COVID, conferences, caring for workers, compensation planning, INPEA and iLEARN. COVID Updates –                 For help with the next issue you will face: Vaccinations                 Do you have a policy draft about COVID-19 vaccinations for employees? Students?                                 I am… Read more »

School Statistical Reports Due

Don’t forget to submit your School Statistical Reports to Synod. The Indiana District is aiming for 100% compliance by December. If you have any questions about submitting your Statistical Report, let Aaron Nielsen know at Aaron.nielsen @

St. Peter’s (Columbus) Expands to Serve Community

St. Peter’s, Columbus, recently completed a $6.3 million expansion project. The congregation has added a building called The Den through a campaign titled “Together We Live.” This will serve as a sports complex for the church, school and the community. (The Den now sits next to St. Paul’s Lutheran School, and the church sanctuary appears… Read more »

Position Opening at Camp Lutherhaven

Celine Newman, Camp Lutherhaven’s Director of Summer and Youth Ministry in northern Indiana for almost 14 years, has made the decision to step down from the Lutherhaven staff team. Executive Director Tim Jank shared, “Celine has been a key member of Camp’s staff, directing fourteen adventurous summers, hundreds of outdoor education school groups, and scores… Read more »

For All Future Church Workers

Is there is a young person in your congregation that might be interested in church work? Connect them to Concordia Ann Arbor to share more about church work programs for pre-pastoral, pre-deaconess, parish music, family life, or Lutheran education.  Start with this post, or email Pre-Seminary Director Rev. Ted Hopkins at

LEA Awards

Please see this link for the 2021 Nomination Cycle of LEA Awards.