New resources for congregations can be found at Synod’s Making Disciples for Life Page
Resources for Youth Ministry can be found at LCMS Youth Ministry
Ministries and non-profits in the Indiana District are developing creative strategies to continue serving others during the current COVID crisis. Here are three ministry organizations who altered their programs in order to meet ongoing needs in the midst of the pandemic. Digital VBS at Immanuel At Immanuel Lutheran Church in Seymour, a digital vacation bible… Read more »
Lutheran churches in the Indiana District have made many adjustments since COVID-19 hit back in March. For St. John Lutheran Church, Bingen, that meant creating a written protocol so they could continue to hold their Divine Services. In an April pastoral report to council and voters, Pastor Peter Brock explained how St. John would continue… Read more »
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 »
Consistent confirmation participation is on the rise at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Avon, Indiana—and for good reason. The church now offers supplemental video confirmation instruction online, and kids and parents alike are engaging in the lessons on a daily basis. The new approach has required a committed video team, a brand-new set of student… Read more »
Highlights from the LCMS Intentional Interim Ministry Conference More information: Testimonials about intentional interim ministry.
Testimonials from the LCMS Interim Ministry Conference. More information: Overview of Intentional Interim Ministry.
How many meetings do you conduct each month? Are you expected to lead an opening or closing devotion? Here are 20 devotions ready to use. Each devotion in this file is a two-sided pdf file. You can print the one side and distribute it to the participants while reading the devotional text provided on the numbered leader’s page…. Read more »