Outreach & Evangelism

Hispanic Ministry – Rev. Sam Ruiz

Rev. Samuel Ruiz serves both Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Avon, In and Trinity Lutheran Church in Indianapolis, IN Our Shepherd Lutheran Church – Services (en español) at 10:00 AM Sunday Morning Trinity Lutheran Church – Services (en español) at 1:00 PM Sunday Afternoons For more information contact Rev. Samuel Ruiz at his email here… Read more »

Peace Lutheran Church For the Deaf – Indianapolis

Peace Lutheran Church for the Deaf is served by an agreement between our district and Ephthatha Lutheran Mission Society for the Deaf in Flint, MI. Signed worship services take place on Sunday Mornings 10:30 AM. For more information about services times and offerings contact Rev. Dr. Geoff Robinson at Geoff.Robinson@in.lcms.org

St. Augustine Lutheran Church – African Immigrant Ministry

St. Augustine Lutheran Church has been serving in Fort Wayne for over 20 years as an outreach to African Immigrants who were settling here. Today, Rev. Don Henry continues to serve immigrants from 17 countries in Africa, Jamaica and from around the United States. Services take place on Sundays at 10:30 AM in the Luepke… Read more »

First Geneva Mission Confirmands

Praise be to God for the first Geneva, Indiana mission confirmands.  The ladies were confirmed on March 24, 2021 at St. John Lutheran Church in Bingen, Indiana.   Pictured left to right: Pastor Peter Brock, Seminarian Isaiah Armbrecht, Kathy Timmons, Judy Kendrick, Pastor Christopher Maronde and Pastor Donald Sauls.  The Geneva mission is an outreach of… Read more »

Geneva Mission

At its December meeting, the Indiana District Board of Directors approved financial support for a mission effort in northeast Indiana. Inaugurated by the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ through the faithful ministry of Rev. Donald Sauls (CTS 1984), this mission effort is in and around Geneva, Indiana. Rev. Sauls meets people through his work… Read more »

Tanzania Mission Effort

The Board of Directors in their December 2020 meeting approved a reallocation of $200.00 of unused funds from the “Congregations in Need” fund to support the Tanzania Mission Effort.  $100,000.00 will be allocated in 2021.  Another $100,000.00  will be allocated in 2022.   Congregations of the Indiana District – LCMS will be invited to further participate… Read more »

Monthly Webinars on Rural Ministry from LCMS

Rural & Small Town Mission webinars provide Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod pastors and congregational leaders with practical, relevant ideas for engaging the community with the Gospel. Contact Jenna at rstm@lcms.org or at 1-800-248-1930 Ext. 1396 to receive invitations and offer topic ideas for the video presentations. Click here for upcoming Webinar Schedule

St. Peter’s in Indianapolis Endures by the Lord’s Word

Pastor Seth Mierow was called to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in 2008. The congregation was struggling and the surrounding neighborhood was in decline. Abandoned houses dotted the streets. Homelessness and crime were a problem. The congregation, which was over a hundred years old, had an aging population that had since moved away from the neighborhood…. Read more »

Our Redeemer Lutheran in Lexington Acts as a Beacon of Light

When Rev. Michael Huebner brought his family to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Lexington under seven years ago, he never anticipated how much the congregation was going to impact his entire family. “It’s a tremendous place to be,” he said. “There’s a cohesion among the people that’s unique in my experience. They wanted someone to… Read more »