2019 National Youth Gathering Planning

Materials have been mailed to all Indiana Lutheran churches to introduce our District coordinators and help congregations plan to attend the National Youth Gathering in July 2019 in Minneapolis MN (no snow guarenteed!!) Our district coordinators: DCE Cheryl LaBelle serving St Paul, Columbus IN DCE Sarah Shadday serving Concordia, Greenwood IN Regional planning meetings have been set!… Read more »


We are all in the midst of transition at this time!  This may be my final Daniel’s Den Leadership article, (unless the new DP wants or needs me to write another one or two).  Now that the convention is over, I want to thank you for the privilege and honor of serving with you as… Read more »

Camp Lakeview & Camp Cedarbrook Need Your Input

We’d like to share this announcement from Camp Cedarbook with you, and ask that you consider giving your input on the survey below. Greetings in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, I pray that the beginning of this summer has found you well. We are excited as we have begun to host groups out at… Read more »

Interview with President-elect Daniel J. Brege

We spoke with Rev. Daniel Brege, president-elect of the Indiana District, to learn more about his ministry, outlook, and goals. Rev. Brege will take on his new leadership role in September. Q: Tell us a little about your background. A: I’m a third-generation pastor. My dad and my grandfather were pastors. Of course, you don’t… Read more »

New Leadership

We now know our new leadership team in the Indiana District!  (Although I do not know who they are at this writing.)  What I do know is that everyone who was elected has returned home and are getting back to normal life – save one!   Our new District President is about to enter into a… Read more »

2018 National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference

The 2018 National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference will be held Nov. 8–10 in Kansas City, Mo., at the Hilton Kansas City Airport. LCMS Rural & Small Town Mission hopes you’ll join us by registering now and reserving your spot! And did you know you can earn Continuing Education credits by attending the 2018 National… Read more »

New Vice Presidents Elected

We are pleased to announce the new Regional Vice Presidents for the Indiana District. – Northwest: Rev. Dr. D. Richard Stuckwisch, Jr. – Northeast: Rev. Peter J. Brock – Central: Rev. David A. Shadday – Southern: Rev. Nathan P. Rastl By a later vote, the Vice Presidents were ranked as follows. – 1st VP: Rev…. Read more »

Newly Elected President – Dr. Daniel Brege

We are pleased to announce the newly elected President of the Indiana District is Rev. Dr. Daniel J. Brege. Rev. Brege is currently the Pastor of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Preble (Decatur). Rev. Brege was elected at the convention on Thursday, June 14, 2018.

District Convention begins this week

On Thursday and Friday, Lutherans will gather from throughout Indiana and northern Kentucky at the Grand Wayne Center to prayerfully consider our work together. As we do every three years, we will share ministry reports, elect leaders, and vote on important matters. Clergy and lay delegates will represent every congregation in our District. The theme for... Read more »

Convention/Father’s Day

Next Sunday is Father’s Day!  While families are often stumped when trying to decide if dad needs another tie or not, it is a good thing to celebrate.  Brats and burgers will usually do along with a piece of child art.  Don’t worry about the present for dad, but do thank Him for being present! … Read more »