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Obituary Shirley E. Kern

Shirley E. Kern, 86, joined the Church Triumphant early Wednesday morning, January 13, 2021 and will now enjoy eternal happiness with God. She was born on December 7, 1934, and was the daughter of Victor and Victoria Kern. Shirley graduated from Concordia Lutheran High School. Following graduation, she spent a year working at the Allen… Read more »

January – a month of Civic Engagement

This January is an extraordinary month of civic engagement, and opportunities abound for lessons and conversations in Lutheran classrooms: Last week’s Capitol protest The upcoming Inauguration Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday observance Marches for Life across the country Black History Month in February I encourage you to  square-off with COVID and keep it from… Read more »

Virtual Open House for CUNE for Indiana District Students

College recruitment has changed significantly in response to the pandemic. It’s been a challenge, but it’s also allowing us to connect with students that it has previously been difficult to reach because of physical limitations! Concordia University (Seward) is hosting a virtual open house next Thursday, January 21st at 7:00pm. View their Youtube video here… Read more »

Concordia Plans Links for COVID Relief

Here are some helpful links from Concordia Plans with information about COVID relief options. https://www.concordiaplans.org/covid-19-resource-center/legislative-updates

New Link – 2021 SS Textbook Caravan – Virtual Event

This year the Textbook Caravan, K-12 Social Studies will be held as a virtual event on January 19-20th.  You can CLICK HERE to view the details, schedule and registration links to take part in the day!  Below are some answers to common questions: Will the events be recorded? We are having issues with availability during the day. – YES! The events… Read more »

Connections Conference Call for Presenters

Thank you for your interest in the 2021 Connections Conference.  The Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio Districts, in partnership with Lutheran Education Association, are joining together for the 2021 Connections Conference to be held November 22 & 23 at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  We hope to have 1,000 educators from across… Read more »

New Church Worker Grant Applications – Last Call January 31st, 2021

Each year the Indiana District award New Church Worker Grants to commissioned & ordained workers who recently began their ministry.  To qualify a person must have Attended a Concordia University or Seminary Be a member of an Indiana District Congregation 3 years prior to attending the Concordia University or Seminary Be commissioned or ordained and… Read more »

Indiana eLearning Lab

What is the Indiana eLearning Lab?  The Indiana eLearning Lab was designed by educators for educators to help navigate a hybrid or remote learning environment. The Indiana eLearning Lab is a free website with a live chat feature where we answer questions about teaching and learning, offer several free virtual workshops each week, resources, lesson… Read more »

Devotional Thought from Eugene Brunow

Calling of Jesus’ Disciples 17 And Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” 18 And immediately they left their nets and followed him. (Mark 1:17-18) The two verses above are about the calling of Andrew and Peter. These verses are followed with the calling of James and John. Jesus’ practice contrasts sharply… Read more »