New Missions

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 »

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 »

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 »

Gary Mission

Please Support our Mission Outreach Together We Can Make a Difference! The Indiana District seeks, by God’s grace, to reach all people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ — including the urban center of Gary, Indiana. "God has a plan for Gary, and he invites us to be a part of that future," says Rev.... Read more »

How Do We Grow?

Three Churches Share Their Outreach Strategies It’s a question many churches ask on a regular basis: How do you grow when you’re a small congregation? Not every church can build a high-priced facility to attract new people. Instead, congregations have to focus on what they do best: relationships.  Epiphany Lutheran Church  Epiphany Lutheran Church in… Read more »

Ascension Lutheran Christian School opens for 2017-18 school year

Lutheran education returns to Gary, Indiana On August 16th, Ascension Lutheran Christian School opened their doors to students for the school’s inaugural day. The new school, located at 1150 W. 49th Ave. in Gary, serves children K–2nd grade with plans to expand grade levels in the future. They held an opening service in the sanctuary,… Read more »

Welcome, Rev. Campbell!

Rev. Delwyn Campbell of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Hemet, California, has accepted the call from St. John Lutheran Church in Gary, Indiana, to serve as Strategic Mission Developer for Gary, Indiana. Rev. Campbell comes to us through the Mission Field: USA initiative of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and is very excited about the call. Over… Read more »

Outreach Kentucky video explores a vital need, says Rev. Mark Wood

The District’s new Outreach Kentucky video emphasizes the importance of reaching the next generation with the truth of the Gospel, says Rev. Mark Wood, Director of the Witness and Outreach Ministry for the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. “As people become more aware of the challenges that we face as an aging church body, many in… Read more »

New Missions

New missions in the Indiana District are continually being developed. Listed below are the current active missions. Christ The King Lutheran Mission, Mooresville, Indiana  Rev. Eric Ebb serves Christ the King. The mission meets at 6845 E. Old State Road 144,  Mooresville.  Bible class is at 9 am on Sundays followed by worship at 10 am…. Read more »

Mission Prospects Bring Growth & Opportunity

In case you haven’t heard, the Indiana District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod is growing! Christ the King Lutheran Mission in Mooresville, Indiana, is the latest in a series of missions that have chartered as congregations of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod in the past three years. Other missions include St. Peter Lutheran Church… Read more »