New Church Worker Grants from the Indiana District

Each year the Indiana District award New Church Worker Grants to commissioned & ordained workers who recently began their ministry.  To qualify a person must have Attended a Concordia University or Seminary Be a member of an Indiana District Congregation 3 years prior to attending the Concordia University or Seminary Be commissioned or ordained and… Read more »

Brege’s Cross Words – An Introduction

If one had to briefly describe the heart of Christianity, an appropriate summary would be, “It centers in the cross of Christ.” Though this monologue is entitled Brege’s Cross Words, of course the words of the cross do not uniquely belong to Brege.  I will be presenting and discussing Christ and his cross in any… Read more »

Indiana District Curriculum Initiative

Greetings and God’s peace through His Son is yours today. I am extremely excited and overjoyed to pen this brief note about the Indiana District Curriculum Initiative that will begin in the winter of 2019.  In a joint effort Julie Dietrich, Curriculum Consultant for the Indiana District and Alicia Levitt, Academic Excellence Coordinator for the… Read more »

Fall Pastors Conference – 2018

The Indiana District Fall Pastors Conference will be held at the Embassy Suites Noblesville Conference Center, November 5-6.  Embassy Suites is a new facility just north of Indianapolis off of I 69. Our keynote speaker for Monday is Dr. Reed Lessing who will make his presentation on the Great Commission through the lens of Isaiah… Read more »

Lutheran Marriage Encounter Weekend

All married couples are invited to attend a weekend retreat that will enhance and strengthen your relationship with each other and with God. Whether you’re newly married or have been married for decades, good communication is the key to keeping your love relationship vibrant and strong. Marriage Encounter teaches a unique and effective set of… Read more »

Congratulations to Jon Mielke – INPEA Leadership

Dr. Jon Mielke, Education Executive for Christian Education of the Indiana District will be recognized with the INPEA Leadership Award at the upcoming INPEC Conference. The Conference is scheduled for October 29 & 30 at the Indianapolis Convention Center.  Jon will be recognized during the Opening Session on Monday, October 29th.  Additional Conference Information may be… Read more »

5 Free Stewardship Programs Available for Congregational Use

Looking for a free stewardship program for your church with a whole-life stewardship emphasis?  There are now five sets of materials available for downloading free from the District’s website – including 2 new ones, added in September 2018. These programs from Stewardship Advisors are Scripturally-based, grace-centered, copy-ready, and contain everything your LCMS church will need:  Bible studies,… Read more »

Making an Impact in Gary

Rev. Delwyn Campbell is a man on a mission to Gary. His goal is to not only change the way people see the town, but also to lead people to discover their true purpose in Christ. For Campbell, the mission is personal. He grew up in Gary and sees the potential in turning the city… Read more »

District Affirms Mission Initiatives, Adopts Resolutions

At the recent LCMS Indiana District Triennium Convention, delegates voted overwhelmingly to support the district’s mission projects, confirming the convention’s theme: “God’s Plan – Our Future and Hope.” During the course of Convention, held June 14-15 at the Grand Wayne Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana, delegates adopted several key resolutions. Of significant note are the resolutions… Read more »