Outreach & Evangelism

Man Up! The Quest for Masculinity

Lakeview Villages in Seymour, Indiana, will host a Men's Gathering on April 5-7, 2019. "Man Up! The Quest for Masculinity" is designed to "cut through all the noise of the world's ideas of masculinity and goes back to what our Creator says about being a man in His creation." The main speaker is Rev. Jeffery... 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 »

Camp Lakeview Junior Staff Positions Open

Camp Lakeview’s Junior Staff program is a servant leadership program for 10th-12th graders.  JS volunteer at camp for two-week cycles in the summer, helping most often in a cabin but also in support staff roles as well.  This program is free.  If you have any 10th-12th graders who you think would be a good fit for… 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 »

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 »