Ready to Use Devotions for Church Meetings

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 »

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 »

Pastoral Call Process

Lord, you know everyone’s heart.  Show us which of these…men you have chosen… Acts. 1:24 Calling a Pastor in a time of pastoral vacancy is an involved process, following these basic steps. Contact your Circuit Visitor. Conduct a congregational self-study.  The self-study is available from the District Office. Arrange a pre-call meeting with the District President… Read more »

Indiana District Scholarships for Commissioned Colloquy Programs

Did you know about the LCMS Colloquy Program for workers who wish to be a commissioned worker? This program is a great way for a teacher, Director of Christian Education (DCE), Director of Family Life Ministry or a Director of Parish Music to receive the theological coursework that a teacher or DCE or Director of… Read more »

Teacher Evaluative Rubric and Growth Plan

Indiana state legislation (IC-20-28-11.5) requires all Indiana school corporations to have in place by the academic year of 2012-2013 an evaluative plan.  The Indiana District did assemble a committee of educators to write and disseminate a teacher growth plan and rubric. The Indiana District provides to school leaders an evaluative tool and rubric that complies with… Read more »