District Finances

Facts about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

Many in our District have been asking about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). According to the U.S. Department of Labor, “FFCRA will help the United States combat and defeat COVID-19 by giving all American businesses with fewer than 500 employees funds to provide employees with paid leave, either for the employee’s own health… Read more »

Congregational Remittance Form

Step 1.  Please download and complete this Excel spreadsheet, including your congregation name and address on top. Save it for your church records. Download the Master Congregation Remittance Form here. Step 2. Email the completed Excel spreadsheet to finance@in.lcms.org Step 3.  Make your check payable to Indiana District – LCMS. Send your payment via US Mail or… Read more »

Indiana District Travel Expense Reimbursement Form

To access a copy of the Indiana District LCMS Travel Expense Reimbursement Voucher, the form is available here. You may download either a pdf version of the District Travel Expense Form or an Excel version to record any travel expenses you must submit to the district. If you have any questions, please contact the Indiana District Finance Department … Read more »

Financial Resources

The financial resources section provides valuable resource tools to assist congregation leaders in the areas of Stewardship and Finance.  Other resources are provided to assist the full time church worker in the areas of salary guidelines and tax matters as they pertain to the church worker.  This section also includes some financial information regarding the… Read more »

Salary Guidelines

This page is intended to be a resource, providing guidance for Lutheran congregations on the LCMS salary guidelines. It includes pdf files of salary guidelines for the current and previous years, as well as a salary guidelines worksheet for congregations to utilize. Salary Guidelines Worksheet Salary Guidelines by Years 2021 Salary Guidelines 2020 Salary Guidelines… Read more »