Rev. Del Campbell returns home “for such a time as this”

Rev. Delwyn Campbell is on a mission. He has recently moved back to his hometown of Gary, Indiana, to help revitalize and rebuild its foundations, particularly in parochial education. Having accepted a call from Saint John Lutheran Church in Gary as the Strategic Mission Developer, Rev. Campbell’s goal is not only to proclaim the Gospel… Read more »

Ascension Lutheran Christian School opens for 2017-18 school year

Lutheran education returns to Gary, Indiana On August 16th, Ascension Lutheran Christian School opened their doors to students for the school’s inaugural day. The new school, located at 1150 W. 49th Ave. in Gary, serves children K–2nd grade with plans to expand grade levels in the future. They held an opening service in the sanctuary,… Read more »

For Atlas System Administrators

Beginning of the Year Checklist for Atlas System Administrators:

Indiana District PLC: Professional Learning Community

Where can I access maps from other schools around the IN District? Click on the COMMUNITIES tab at the top of your Atlas home page. Choose PLC (Indiana LCMS PLC).  Once there, use the drop down boxes to further define your search. (e.g. site, grade level, subject area). HELPFUL HINT: Use the “hide empty course”… Read more »

Putting the Student in the Chair

The curriculum mapping process can bring out many emotions among educators. While some teachers may gain a sense of excitement and inspiration through the mapping process, others may experience feelings of frustration and anxiety. Putting the process into perspective is one way to assure success (no matter how you’re feeling). Where can you find that… Read more »

Phases of Curriculum Mapping

LAYING THE FOUNDATION Things to consider: What is the mission of curriculum mapping at your school?  Why are you mapping? What are the needs of the students? How can curriculum mapping be used as a communication tool at your school? What can the stakeholders of your school expect to gain from the curriculum mapping process?… Read more »

University Lutheran Church – We Love to Tell the Story

  Time lapse video of new sanctuary construction. Upcoming events welcome students and highlight new building University Lutheran Church is gearing up for a full month of activities in preparation for students’ arrival to Purdue’s campus. Renovations are nearing completion at the church’s new location on Northwestern Avenue. On August 6, University Lutheran began meeting... Read more »

CTSFW to Celebrate Opening of 172nd Academic Year

On Tuesday, September 5, 2107, the Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, community will celebrate the beginning of our 172nd academic year. CTSFW President Dr. Lawrence R. Rast Jr. will serve as preacher for the Opening Service at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern) in Kramer Chapel. If you can’t be on campus, watch live at or We will welcome future pastors and… Read more »

Schools Join Together to Support Lutheran South Unity

At Lutheran South Unity School, the school mascot is the phoenix, a mythical creature who rises from the ashes to soar again. It is a fitting emblem for a school that is reviving private, Christian education on the south side of Fort Wayne. Eleven Lutheran schools in the area have pledged help to Lutheran South… Read more »