How Do We Grow?

Three Churches Share Their Outreach Strategies It’s a question many churches ask on a regular basis: How do you grow when you’re a small congregation? Not every church can build a high-priced facility to attract new people. Instead, congregations have to focus on what they do best: relationships.  Epiphany Lutheran Church  Epiphany Lutheran Church in… Read more »

Fishing in Fishers

Cornerstone Lutheran Church Fishers Celebrates One-Year Anniversary Family friendly. That’s one of the best ways to describe Cornerstone Lutheran Church Fishers, which is celebrating its one-year anniversary this November. From the well-attended Vacation Bible School this summer to the huge indoor playground built right into the main gathering area of the church, Cornerstone Lutheran Church… Read more »

God’s Plan is our Future and Hope – Jer. 29:11

“For thus says the LORD: When seventy years are completed for Babylon, I will visit you, and I will fulfill to you my promise and bring you back to this place.  For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future… Read more »

Opportunity to Help Puerto Rico in Hurricane Recovery

St. Peter’s Young Professionals (Columbus, IN) are planning a mission trip to Puerto Rico for hurricane recovery and are inviting you to join them.  If interested, please contact DCE George Denhom at St Peter’s for more details – Date of trip is April 21-28, 2018 Sponsored by St. Peter’s Lutheran, but open to anyone… Read more »

Grants for New Church Workers

The Indiana District supports those who graduated from a Concordia University and/or Seminary by awarding commissioned or ordained workers with a 3 -year grant following their first call.  To qualify, the worker had to have been an active member of an Indiana District LCMS congregation 3 years prior to starting college.  They must apply for this… Read more »

Advent Devotions from LAMP

As an aid to spiritual preparation for Christmas, LAMP’s ministry partners and staff have written Advent devotions related to their ministry in northern Canada. It’s free, and it’s a great way to get into the spirit of the season! We encourage you to sign up to receive our daily Advent devotion in your inbox at:

Early Childhood Position at a New School Start

Trinity Lutheran Darmstadt, Evansville, Indiana is seeking to call an administrator/teacher to begin an early childhood ministry of preschool and childcare.  Please share if you know someone who would love the opportunity to be instrumental in the opening of a new school ministry.   Contact Pastor Stan Temme at (812-867-5279) for more information or go… Read more »

Armistice Day!

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Rom 13:1  This Saturday is Armistice Day!  Armistice Day is remembered each year on 11 November!  On this day the armistice was signed between the Allies of World War… Read more »

Calls and Vacancies – updated November 8, 2017

Vacancy Information This is the latest information available regarding calls and vacancies within the Indiana District congregations.  Please do remember that this information is for your prayers.  Please do NOT contact these congregations about getting a call or offering to be called. VACANT CONGREGATIONS CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL CROSS PLAINS, St. Paul –… Read more »

Prayer List for November 2017

The staff of the Indiana District regularly gathers to pray for churches and schools around the District – our brothers and sisters in Christ. If you would like to pray with us, download the prayer list for November here. We also share the churches that we are praying for every week on Facebook. You can like the… Read more »