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Katie Retreat 2018 – Every Path

The Church is the “Bride of Christ” of course, but it was my privilege to spend time with the brides of many our pastors in Greencastle, IN at the Katie Retreat for Pastors wives!  Time was spent in Bible study, worship, fellowship and “crafty” projects!  It was throughly enjoyable and a blessing to so many… Read more »

Calls and Vacancies – updated February 21, 2018

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. CONGREGATIONS CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL CROSS PLAINS, St. Paul – served… Read more »

Lutheran Summer Music

Lutheran Summer Music continues to welcome applicants for their 2018 Lutheran Summer Music Academy at Valparaiso University July 1-29. Lutheran Summer Music (LSM) brings together talented young musicians from throughout the U.S. for four weeks of rigorous musical study.  A two-week session is offered July 1-15 for those who cannot attend the full four weeks…. Read more »

Today is Ash Wednesday!

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son,..” On this Ash Wednesday we know that those of us who are of a more liturgical mind will place that over Valentine’s Day and that many of our members will have the reverse perception!  So, we have an ash cross on our heads… Read more »

Calls and Vacancies – Updated February 14, 2018

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. CONGREGATIONS CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL CROSS PLAINS, St. Paul – served… 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 »

Free resource can be a catalyst for reaching the lost

The Indiana District received the following invitation from Mission USA.   Dear partner in the Gospel: As you may know, a new online church-planting resource has been developed by LCMS Church Planting to serve the Lord’s Church. An email went out last week to workers and congregations in your circuit. Please encourage them to use… 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 »

The Church is Primarily Volunteers!

One of the blessings I enjoy is meeting a host of volunteer people serving in a variety of leadership roles in our many congregations.  When you get right down to it most of the church is made up of these volunteers! The Body of Christ includes young and old from the whole range of humanity…. Read more »

Calls and Vacancies – Updated February 7, 2018

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. CONGREGATIONS CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL CROSS PLAINS, St. Paul – served… Read more »