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Hated for His Name (Luke 21:5-28)

A person’s name is not simply a vocable, but it is linked to especially two things.  It is linked to everything about that person’s identity and it is linked to what that person does (or did).   Simply put, your name is linked to who you are and to what you do. The literal meaning of… Read more »

Calls and Vacancies – Updated Nov. 13, 2019

CONGREGATIONS CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL CROSS PLAINS, St. Paul (Dewberry) – served by Rev. Benjamin Lorenz DeMOTTE, Faith – served by Rev. Karl Frincke DILLSBORO, St. John (Farmers Retreat) – served by Rev. Donald Olson Jr. ELLETTSVILLE, Trinity – served by Rev. Alan Scott EVANSVILLE, Trinity – FORT WAYNE, Bethlehem – GARRETT, Zion… Read more »

Grade 3 Teachers: RSVP soon for November 15th!

connect.share.grow The Indiana District is hosting CURRICULUM CONVERSATIONS again this year and YOU’RE INVITED!! What IS a Curriculum Conversation? Imagine a day to CONNECT with others who do exactly what you do!  A day to SHARE student-centered instructional practices and strategies!  A day driven by what YOU want to learn more about! A day full… Read more »

Heretical Resurrection Beliefs (Luke 20:27-40)

At least three heretical beliefs about resurrection are associated with this Sunday’s Gospel. Verse 27 explains, “There came to him some Sadducees, those who deny that there is a resurrection.” This is the first of such wrong-headed beliefs associated with this reading: That there is no resurrection.  Truly, as attested by both the Old and… Read more »

Calls and Vacancies – Updated Nov. 6, 2019

CONGREGATIONS CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL CROSS PLAINS, St. Paul (Dewberry) – served by Rev. Benjamin Lorenz DeMOTTE, Faith – served by Rev. Karl Frincke DILLSBORO, St. John (Farmers Retreat) – served by Rev. Donald Olson Jr. ELLETTSVILLE, Trinity – served by Rev. Alan Scott EVANSVILLE, Trinity – FORT WAYNE, Bethlehem – GARRETT, Zion… Read more »

Free Workshop on Addressing the Risk of Sexual Abuse – November 12

Church Mutual is hosting a free workshop on Addressing the Risk of Sexual Abuse on November 12, 2019, from 8:30 – 1:30 pm. This free event is being held at the Embassy Suites in Noblesville, Indiana (13700 Conference Center Drive, Noblesville). It includes a free continental breakfast and lunch. Church Mutual is proud to partner… Read more »

Calls and Vacancies – Updated October 30, 2019

CONGREGATIONS CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL CROSS PLAINS, St. Paul (Dewberry) – served by Rev. Benjamin Lorenz DeMOTTE, Faith – served by Rev. Karl Frincke DILLSBORO, St. John (Farmers Retreat) – served by Rev. Donald Olson Jr. ELLETTSVILLE, Trinity – served by Rev. Alan Scott EVANSVILLE, Trinity – FORT WAYNE, Bethlehem – GARRETT, Zion… Read more »

Joining Jesus on His Mission – Free Outreach Workshop

“Joining Jesus on His Mission” is a free outreach workshop offered on Saturday, November 9, 9:00-3:00 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne. Pastors and laypeople, especially evangelism and/or outreach committees are encouraged to attend.  There is no cost to attend. Additional information and links to register are available on the Lutheran Foundation website here.