Outreach & Evangelism

University Lutheran Church Remodel Nears Completion

University Lutheran Church is nearing completion on their remodeling project at 460 Northwestern Avenue in Lafayette. University Lutheran is located across the street from the Purdue Engineering Mall. This is a great location because the largest major at Purdue is engineering. Because of the high visibility and heavy traffic, the church redesigned the ground floor… Read more »

District Responds to Hurricane Devastation in the Carolinas

Hurricane Florence may be a distant memory for those who don’t live in the Carolinas, but the remnants of its impact still exist. Heaps of debris litter yards, including old carpets, ruined furniture and downed trees. According to Pastor Jim Daub, from St. Paul Lutheran Church in Havelock, North Carolina, “The trees are a big… Read more »

Supporting the Lutheran Seminary in Siberia

Rev. Dr. Alan Ludwig, an LCMS missionary, has just retired from full-time service at The Lutheran Theological Seminary in Novosibirsk (Siberia). He shares the following letter along with the need to raise funds for the Lutheran Seminary in Russia.  Dear Christian friends, I plan to be involved with the ongoing financial support of the seminary. For… Read more »

Three Grants Available from the Indiana District

Did you know there are currently three grants available from the Indiana District for churches and church workers? The New Church Worker Grant is available for ordained and commissioned workers who were members of an Indiana District congregation while attending a synodical university and are now called to a congregation, school or RSO of the… Read more »

Jail Ministry within the Indiana District

Did you know the Indiana District has an active and ongoing jail ministry in Whitley County? Hear Deaconess Carole Terkula (St. John’s Lutheran Church, Columbia City), Rev. David Mommens (St. John’s Lutheran Church, Columbia City) and Rev. Philip Rittner II (Zion Lutheran Church, Columbia City) speak in their own words about the jail ministry they… Read more »

Hispanic Ministry Video for the New Mission in Indy

Pastor Sam Ruiz is leading a new mission to the Latinos in the Indianapolis area. They have been worshipping on the West side and now are beginning to worship on the East side as well. Learn more about this exciting ministry of Iglesia Luterana La Trinidad in this short video clip. To learn more about… Read more »

LAMP Update October 2018

As his fourth LAMP Vacation Bible School season was completed, LAMP’s Pastor-Pilot, Dennis Ouellette of Indiana shared that the Lord has endlessly provided blessings to the northern Indigenous communities through His servants — the volunteer missionary teams and himself.   Relationships with both the teams and the communities has deepened and grown stronger, including a greater… Read more »

People & Stories from the Bible Engage People of All Abilities

Fall is often a time to “get back to the basics.” It’s a time to review what we’ve learned so far and make plans for moving forward with our lives. The same holds true for Bible study programs. Ensure everyone in your faith community has access to Bethesda’s devotion books for group study about the… Read more »

Simeon Square Open House in Michigan City

Simeon Square, a community for senior living, is having an open house on Sunday October 14 from 1-3 p.m.  Take a look at our affordable, secure, and low maintenance living units at 1207 S. Woodland Ave. in Michigan City.  Associated with Immanuel Lutheran Church, this residential center is non-denominational, but offers a loving, Christian community… Read more »

Opioid Crisis, the Science of Addiction – Part 2

Opioid Crisis, the Science of Addiction – Part 2   Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 6:00 – 7:30 pm Calvary Lutheran Church and School, Indianapolis, is partnering with Community Health Network to provide educational opportunities that assist in prevention, create understanding and encourage compassion. Presenter Jan Bresson, RN, will include statistics and info on cleverly packaged, easily obtained addictive substances…. Read more »