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A Place to Retreat and Be Still

In a world that continues to spin faster and faster with technological advances, busy schedules and competition, a time and place to retreat and “be still” in God’s Word becomes increasingly extraordinary. Lakeview Ministries in Seymour established its mission more than 50 years ago to “provide opportunities of growth, inspiration, and recreation in an outdoor… Read more »

Do you like to be scared?

Some people really like scary movies.  Some people just like the thrills of being scared. Or so they say.  Actually it is hard to believe anyone really enjoys being really scared!  Sitting in a movie with a box of popcorn and a soft drink for a scary movie does not seem scary to me.  I… Read more »

Calls and Vacancies – Updated March 22, 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 BROWNSTOWN, St. Peter CULVER, Trinity… Read more »

Cyber Security Tips

According to a study completed by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a hacker attacks a different computer every 39 seconds. That’s 2,244 attacks every day—2,244 times that someone attempts to steal information, alter computer files or commit other cyber crimes through another person’s system. How does this affect religious institutions? Computers at… Read more »

Trinity High, Seymour installs principal

Benjamin Stellwagen, Acting Principal at Trinity Lutheran High School, Seymour, was called and installed as their principal on Friday, March 17.   Rev. Dr. Daniel P. May, District President, served as officant with Dr. Jon Mielke assisting.  We pray God’s blessing on the Stellwagen family, the Trinity High family and the community as together they spread… Read more »

Staying Connected

Every week the Indiana District prays for congregations and schools. We are posting the congregations we are currently praying for on our Facebook page along with a picture of the church.  Follow us and join us in praying for the ministries in our district at Indiana District LCMS Facebook Did you see our Facebook post on… Read more »

Do not lose heart!

Has anyone ever said to you “Cheer up!”?  While it seems like a nice thing to say, most people cannot “Cheer Up” on command!  If something is troubling in a person’s heart or life they cannot solve it with a smile. It really doesn’t work to just “smile and be happy!” Even when we hear… Read more »

Calls and Vacancies – Updated March 15, 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 BROWNSTOWN, St. Peter CULVER, Trinity… Read more »

Special Worship Service at Jes’us de Galilea

On Sunday, March 5, the first Sunday in Lent,  Jes’ us de Galilea held a special worship service with Patrick Winningham from Lutheran High School, Indianapolis serving as the guest organist. A special children’s message was given in Spanish by Rev. Sam Ruiz.  There were 24 children who listened to the message. A luncheon was… Read more »

Bethesda Lutheran Communities to Award $32,000 in Scholarships

Bethesda Lutheran Communities is awarding thousands of dollars in scholarships to create opportunities for the next generation and enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Bethesda invites students to apply for one of several Bethesda Student Scholastic and Service Scholarships. This year, Bethesda is awarding $32,000 in scholarships. Four $3,000 scholarships will… Read more »