Education

Purdue and IU students join hands to help hurricane relief

University Lutheran Church at Purdue sent a team of students to Port Arthur, Texas in March 2018 to continue work on homes devastated by hurricane Harvey. Led by Rev. Justin Herman of West Lafayette, the intercollegiate team of Purdue and Indiana University students volunteered their spring break to help residents return to their homes. Purdue... Read more »

Resources for Early Childhood Teachers

Child Care Answers serves as Central Indiana’s Child Care Resource & Referral agency, otherwise known as a CCR&R.  CCR&Rs work to ensure that children receive the best care possible through a variety of activities. At Child Care Answers, we offer over 100 free face-to-face training opportunities for child care providers just like you. We know… Read more »

INPEA Launches New Website

The Indiana Non-Public Education Association (INPEA) has officially launched our new website, and we think it’s pretty great! We invite you to visit our new digital home and see the updated, user-friendly navigation with important information for all our most important stakeholders… including YOU! Now when you visit the INPEA website, you will be able… Read more »

CTSFW Partnership With Supporters Pays Tuition in Full

A central goal of Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne’s strategic plan has been 100% tuition coverage for our students. The Seminary is privileged to announce that years of targeted work have borne fruit: beginning with the 2018-19 academic year, tuition for all incoming, residential pastoral ministry and deaconess students will be paid in full…. Read more »

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 »