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CARES Act update from the Indiana District (April 30, 2020)

Download: CARES Act 2020 District Second Finance Response – 4-30-2020   Greetings in Christ! While the past few weeks have been trying, we hope and pray the churches in the Indiana District continue to faithfully preach the Word in its truth and purity and administer the Sacraments rightly, when and where they are able. It… Read more »

COVID 19 Links

The links below are provided as a tool for churches and schools in their quest for information during the COVID 19 situation. Links on this page will relate to the LC-MS, the Indiana District, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) as well as… Read more »

CARES Act letter from the Indiana District

The Indiana District has issued a letter concerning the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act.). Click here to download the letter. “Congress passed and the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) with the purpose of providing small businesses needed funds to survive the current… Read more »

University Lutheran’s Newly Remodeled Building Serves Purdue Community

On any given morning, you might find Reverend Justin Herman sipping coffee while reading the Bible or talking with students at the coffee shop inside University Lutheran’s newly remodeled building. Since ULu completed their remodeling project, the building now houses a new fellowship hall, coffee shop, and office space. The coffee shop is run by… Read more »

Making an Impact in Gary

Rev. Delwyn Campbell is a man on a mission to Gary. His goal is to not only change the way people see the town, but also to lead people to discover their true purpose in Christ. For Campbell, the mission is personal. He grew up in Gary and sees the potential in turning the city… Read more »

District Affirms Mission Initiatives, Adopts Resolutions

At the recent LCMS Indiana District Triennium Convention, delegates voted overwhelmingly to support the district’s mission projects, confirming the convention’s theme: “God’s Plan – Our Future and Hope.” During the course of Convention, held June 14-15 at the Grand Wayne Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana, delegates adopted several key resolutions. Of significant note are the resolutions… Read more »

Interview with President-elect Daniel J. Brege

We spoke with Rev. Daniel Brege, president-elect of the Indiana District, to learn more about his ministry, outlook, and goals. Rev. Brege will take on his new leadership role in September. Q: Tell us a little about your background. A: I’m a third-generation pastor. My dad and my grandfather were pastors. Of course, you don’t… Read more »

District Convention begins this week

On Thursday and Friday, Lutherans will gather from throughout Indiana and northern Kentucky at the Grand Wayne Center to prayerfully consider our work together. As we do every three years, we will share ministry reports, elect leaders, and vote on important matters. Clergy and lay delegates will represent every congregation in our District. The theme for... Read more »

Gary Mission

Please Support our Mission Outreach Together We Can Make a Difference! The Indiana District seeks, by God’s grace, to reach all people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ — including the urban center of Gary, Indiana. "God has a plan for Gary, and he invites us to be a part of that future," says Rev.... Read more »

Before the Call, the Vicarage

“I was blown away from day one.” That’s how Dan Sheafer, associate pastor at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana, describes his vicarage experience at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Pensacola, Florida. “I was interested in getting a good experience with a lot of different opportunities through my vicarage,” he says, “and I was open… Read more »