Lutheran Schools

Ascension Lutheran Christian School in Gary Reaches Children for Christ

Ascension Lutheran Christian School opened its doors in 2017 with the goal of providing a quality Christian education to the children of Gary. With a new principal at the helm this year, the school is making progress in reaching children for Christ, while providing a solid Lutheran education. “Building a school from scratch is hard… Read more »

Indiana District Curriculum Initiative Pilots New Consensus Curriculum

A team of 26 educational leaders from Lutheran schools across the district is writing a social studies consensus curriculum for grades 1-8 that integrates faith statements and gives teachers access to rich classroom resources. The core team of six educators chose social studies because it lends itself to faith integration. The team pulled together twenty... Read more »

FLAME Develops Future Leaders for the Lutheran Schools

FLAME inspires leaders in the Lutheran schools during a three-day conference focused on leadership development, spiritual inspiration, and administrative insight. “Good schools need good principals. The need is not only for K-12 schools, but in early childhood centers as well.” said Kevin Brockberg, executive director of Christian education. Surveys are sent to principals in the… Read more »

Amanda Graham named 2020 LEA Distinguished Lutheran Elementary Teacher

Amanda Graham was selected to receive Lutheran Education Association’s 2020 Distinguished Lutheran Elementary Teacher Award. Ms. Graham teaches fourth grade at Central Lutheran School in New Haven, Indiana. Amanda earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and is working on a degree as a reading specialist, both from Ball State University. She also completed the… Read more »

Roy Stuckwisch named 2020 LEA Distinguished Lutheran Early Childhood Administrator

Roy Stuckwisch was selected to receive Lutheran Education Association’s 2020 Distinguished Lutheran Early Childhood Administrator Award. Lutheran Education Association is a professional association for educators in Lutheran schools. Mr. Stuckwisch is the early childhood education administrator at Zion Lutheran School Early Childhood Center in Seymour, Indiana. Among his many administrative responsibilities are program development and… Read more »

Reverend Albers Serving in Dual Role for Ascension Lutheran Christian School

On Reformation Sunday, 2018, Principal Rev. John Albers was installed as the executive director of the Lutheran School Corporation of Indiana and administrator for Ascension Lutheran Christian School. Ascension is a high quality Lutheran school in Gary, Indiana that is community-based and Christ-centered. The school is a collaborative effort between several entities. The Lutheran School… 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 »

Lutheran Teachers are a Blessing

What a blessing you are to God’s church and the Indiana District: Greetings to you each of you in the name of Jesus, our Risen Lord and Savior!  God’s great peace through His Son is yours today. We (Amy and I) celebrate with you as you begin to close out another academic year.  Lutheran schools… Read more »

School as Mission – We Love to Tell the Story

It’s no surprise that the oldest continually operating school in Indiana is a Lutheran school. Lutherans’ commitment to education is deeply rooted in our understanding of schools as an extension of church ministry. In our Lutheran schools, students learn more than their peers in secular schools. They gain knowledge about the world we share — and they learn about… Read more »