Indiana Lay Leadership

Early Childhood Conversations – Live Session

Please join us for our second summer Early Childhood Conversation on July 9th at 12:00 noon ET (11:00 a.m. CT). We will discuss “Encouraging Teachers During Challenges,” “Partnering with Parents,” and any other topic of your choosing. This is a great opportunity to ask questions, share ideas and concerns while networking with other early childhood… Read more »

Applying for PPP Loan Forgiveness Q&A Webinar

One of the resources available during the pandemic has been the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Designed to help organizations keep their workforce employed during COVID-19, these loans have a unique feature: after a short loan term, some or all of the loan amount can be forgiven. Many... Read more »

Concordia Ann Arbor Invites You to Attend Trinity Time Webinar

Concordia Ann Arbor invites you to attend the Trinity Time Webinar, a Q&A discussion panel to explore church work vocations on Monday, July 13, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. ET. Registrants will be able to ask questions of faculty and professionals in pastoral ministry, church music, family life ministry, Lutheran education, and deaconess ministry to… Read more »

Early Childhood Conversations – Recording

On June 18th, we discussed “God’s Blessings in Crisis” and “Marketing” along with other topics of your choice.   Joann Olsen, Early Childhood Cabinet member, lead the discussion and brought up a lot of great questions. Here is the video below.

TEC21 – June Newsletter

WE’VE EXTENDED OUR REGISTRATION! We know this is a busy time, so we’ve extended our registration leaving the opportunity to prepare for the upcoming school year. The experience of rolling out emergency remote learning plans this spring reminded TEC21 facilitators of two very important things very quickly. Our teachers need to be competent and confident… Read more »

Outreach Kentucky Update: Great News!

Outreach Kentucky is an effort of the Indiana District to plant a new town and gown ministry in Richmond, Ky. Richmond is the home of Eastern Kentucky University, which has a total enrollment of 15,816 students in 2020. Richmond is located in Madison County and has a population of 35,894 residents (Madison County has a… Read more »

Teen Seminars on Creation

Chris Gieschen, former teacher at Concordia Lutheran High School, Fort Wayne, and author of “Don’t Let Evolution Make a Monkey Out of You” is available for seminars and conversations with the teens of the Indiana District.  If you are interested  in a presentation to your Youth Group you can reach Chris at or by… Read more »

Education Calls and Vacancies 6/10/2020

Accepted St. Michael Lutheran Church, Richville, MI Jon Eifert, Ascension Lutheran FW – Director of Parish Music St. James, Lafayette Brenda Arden – To Florida-Georgia District Lutheran High School, Indianapolis, IN Leah Cashmer – to Michigan District Central Lutheran School, New Haven, IN Rachel Jakubs, Assistant Principal  Vacancies Emmaus Lutheran School, Fort Wayne, IN 6th… Read more »

St. Peter Lutheran Church (Brownstown) Moving Forward with Expansion

St. Peter (Brownstown) is moving forward with an expansion that will provide a brand-new space for their Christian Education Center, more room for fellowship, and improvements to their traffic flow and parking. The new expansion extends from the east wall of the sanctuary and wraps around the southeast corner of the church. A new Christian… Read more »

Worship from Home with Worship Anew

If you or a loved one is unable to attend church, Worship Anew can be a great source of comfort. Worship Anew celebrates the new life all people have in Jesus with a 30-minute broadcast service. His love is shared through weekly scripture readings, favorite church hymns, prayers, and a pastor’s message that reveals God’s… Read more »