Outreach & Evangelism

Resources from Bethesda – My Faith in Action!

Many people we support at Bethesda tell us being part of a local church community is important. Unfortunately, it can be challenging for caregivers and congregation members to support people with disabilities as they explore their faith. We use our  My Faith in Action Plan Workbook to learn about each person’s church of choice and… Read more »

College Bound

College is tough and you need Jesus! Many students are now preparing for their next level of education. Whether you remain in Fort Wayne or are off to another city or state, one thing remains. You need Jesus. LCMS U is a national student organization of the LCMS that provides pastors and support for this… Read more »

Outreach Kentucky update!

The Word of God encourages us to share the Gospel of Christ with those who don’t know Him as their personal Lord and Savior.  Furthermore, we are not all called to be pastors.  But a Lutheran pastor is needed to begin this new mission in order that he might begin to baptize and teach those… Read more »

Outreach Encouragement #1: A PowerPoint to use with Congregations

Dear Pastor or congregational leader, This power-point was developed by the Evangelism Task Force of the Indiana District – LCMS for your encouragement and the encouragement of the members of your congregation to be involved in witnessing about Christ Jesus in your daily vocations.  God bless you as you witness concerning the Good News of… Read more »

Outreach Encouragement #2: A PowerPoint to Share with Your Congregation

Here is a power point presentation prepared by the Evangelism Task Force of the Indiana District – LCMS.  Please consider sharing this with the members of your congregation so that you might encourage them in their daily witness as believers in Christ Jesus. Outreach Encouragement_No2 If the powerpoint won’t open, please email Nancy Losher to… Read more »

Learn How You Can Get Involved with Prison Ministry

“. . . I was in prison and you came to visit me” (Matthew 25:36). Tears rolled down the cheeks of “Beth”* as she heard the Gospel for the first time during Bible study in the women’s cell block at the Whitley County, Ind. jail. We had just read: “But God demonstrates his own love… Read more »

NINE Works to Build Partnerships with Churches and Neighborhoods

NINE (Northeast Indiana Neighborhood Engagement) is a new organization whose goal is to impact neighborhoods with community development, grassroots leadership, and the engagement of churches through Christ’s love. Their mission is to bring transformational life change to individuals living in underserved neighborhoods in northeast Indiana. By bringing together churches and community leaders for strategic ministry… Read more »

Outreach Kentucky: Almost Halfway to Goal

The Indiana District is continuing to pursue their goal of raising $150,000 for Outreach Kentucky, a new mission initiative serving the Richmond, Kentucky area. So far, $70,220 has been raised toward the goal. Once $150,000 is reached, the District can apply for an additional $100,000 through the New Ministry Initiative Matching Grant. The total amount… Read more »

Two Evangelism Power Points

The Evangelism Task Force has put together two power points for your use in helping to encourage evangelism in your congregation.  The power point presentations will help you understand the need for evangelism and also direct you to resources available for evangelism. You can view both presentations below.  Outreach Encouragement Power Point 1 Outreach Encouragement… Read more »

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 »