Kristen Whirrett

More Ministry Moment Videos

Did you know that LCEF produces Ministry Moment videos every week? These videos are short clips with encouragement and ideas for different aspects of your ministry at church. New Ministry Moment videos include: Following Through Best Practices for Worship Announcements Streaming Hospitality Online Community Digital Discipleship Communication with Newsletters and Magazines You can view all… Read more »

New Ministry Moment Videos from LCEF

Did you know that LCEF produces Ministry Moment videos every week? These videos are short clips with encouragement and ideas for different aspects of your ministry at church. New Ministry Moment videos in January month include: Effective Church Communication - Consistent Communication Know Your Neighborhood Sermon Nuggets Remembering Your Why You can view all of... Read more »

COVID Help from LCEF

Many congregations have been impacted and continue to deal with the impact of COVID-19. Like always, LCEF is here to help during this trying time. LCEF has term loans and lines of credit designed to help ministries for which a small and quick cash injection is appropriate.  If COVID-19 is taking a greater toll on… Read more »

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 »

Ascension Lutheran Christian School Increases Enrollment Despite Pandemic

Ascension Lutheran Christian School is the only faith-based school located in Gary, Indiana. This year ALCS saw a 40% increase in enrollment over 2019. The growth of the LUMIN schools is especially notable given the global virus pandemic. What is it about the Gary school that is gaining the confidence of local families during uncertain… Read more »

District Schools Reopened Successfully

All 48 schools in the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Indiana District have opened the 2020-2021 academic year with classes on campus. Schools currently offer a mix of in-person and online instruction in response to COVID-19 guidelines and parent needs. The District serves 105 counties, including all of Indiana and much of Northern Kentucky. Each school… Read more »

Ministry Moment Video Series to Help You Strengthen & Grow

LCEF has created a series of short videos providing encouragement specifically to help strengthen and grown ministries – and help your ministries move forward.  The first video in this series provides ideas on How to Lead out of a Crisis. There are many videos available in this series. These short videos run in the 3-5… Read more »

A Video Look Inside the Indiana District Office

Are you curious about your Indiana District Office? What exactly is it? Who works there? Why do our churches support the District office, and how does the District office support our churches? Take a look at this video to learn more about your Indiana District and how they serve in the stewardship of Christ's gifts.... Read more »

Celebrating Recent Installations throughout Indiana

Promise, Fort Wayne, Receives Associate Pastor Scott R. Hedtke, a 2020 graduate of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, was ordained and installed as associate pastor at Promise Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne on June 14 by President Daniel J. Brege. Participating in the ordination were (from left): Front Row, Rev. Henry Graf, Rev. Bill Johnson, Rev…. Read more »