Education

Scholarships for Future Church Workers

If you know a student in your congregation who is or will be attending one of the Concordia universities or seminaries to be a future church worker, please share the following information with them. The LWML Indiana District Scholarship Fund provides assistance for those students preparing for full-time church work in The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod…. 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 »

How Ministries Connect with Students and Families

St. John Lutheran School During National Lutheran Schools Week, students across the United States learned about life in Cambodia and the work of Lutheran Hour Ministries  in reaching people with the love of Jesus. At St. John Lutheran School in Indianapolis, students participated in LHM’s online mission trip to Cambodia. Through an interactive website, students learned… Read more »

Hearts for Jesus

A Valentine’s Day Legacy Continues in Lutheran Schools In schools across the country, Valentine’s Day is little more than a chance for kids to exchange cards and eat candy hearts. But in some Lutheran schools, the day has taken on a new purpose: a chance to give generously to a worthy ministry project through a… Read more »

Fire Up Your Spark for Teaching and Leading!

January through March are great months to educate young adults and children.  The next three months bring lesser disruptions and distractions into our classrooms.  Teachers and students alike rev up and settle in because the winter months are great time-on-task, time-to-teach months. Yet, the months of winter bring shorter days and longer periods without sun. … Read more »

How ECHO is creating hope and opportunity for teen moms

“I’m a better mother. Had I not been guided by ECHO, my life would be totally different right now. This program can save your life.” That’s how teen mothers are describing ECHO, a program through Lutheran Social Services of Indiana (LSSI). ECHO stands for Education Creates Hope and Opportunity, and that’s just what these young women… Read more »

Students Participate in March for Life

Concordia Lutheran High School students head to Washington On January 19th, students from Concordia Lutheran High School will be participating in the March for Life in Washington DC. The 45th annual March for Life is in response to the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Mark Dolde and Karolyn Dillman act as advisors for… Read more »

Celebrate Lutheran Schools!

Lutheran schools are the second-greatest investment that we have for passing on the Christian faith to our children and young adults. LCMS churches are our first investment for helping us accomplish this task for children, young adults and adults. The teaching of the Christian faith—Christian pedagogy— separates our Christian classrooms from other private and public… Read more »

Church Musicians & Epiphany Singing Video

Music is a very important part of our worship. All church musicians and Pastors are encouraged to take a look at this short video by Kantor Kevin Hildenbrand (from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne), which discusses antiphonal singing in Epiphany. You can view the video here. 

Bible & Church Resources for Church Workers & Laity

Have you checked out this website lately, genesbrunotes.com? It is a wonderful resource for church workers and laity and author, Rev. Dr. Gene Brunow, recently made some significant changes to it. View the home page and scroll down on it to find “The Point of this Week’s Readings” This is a brief overview of the four readings for… Read more »