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Calls and Vacancies – Updated December 11, 2019

CONGREGATIONS CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL CROSS PLAINS, St. Paul (Dewberry) – served by Rev. Benjamin Lorenz DeMOTTE, Faith – served by Rev. Karl Frincke DILLSBORO, St. John (Farmers Retreat) – served by Rev. Donald Olson Jr. ELLETTSVILLE, Trinity – served by Rev. Alan Scott EVANSVILLE, Trinity – FORT WAYNE, Bethlehem – called Rev…. Read more »

Calls and Vacancies – Updated December 4, 2019

CONGREGATIONS CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL CROSS PLAINS, St. Paul (Dewberry) – served by Rev. Benjamin Lorenz DeMOTTE, Faith – served by Rev. Karl Frincke DILLSBORO, St. John (Farmers Retreat) – served by Rev. Donald Olson Jr. ELLETTSVILLE, Trinity – served by Rev. Alan Scott EVANSVILLE, Trinity – FORT WAYNE, Bethlehem – called Rev…. Read more »

ConnectPlus & PartnerPlus Fixed Term Notes with LCEF

Lutheran Church Extension Fund has made some changes to their ConnectPLUS and PartnerPLUS programs. There is a minimum of $500 to start, with 2.5% – 3.0% interest rates available on your fixed rate term note. Contact TJ Mattick, our Indiana District Vice President & LCEF Representative at tj.mattick@lcef.org or 812-841-3120 to learn more. Download a… Read more »

LAMP Updates for December

This past year has been one of the best seasons to serve up north.  Without any mechanical issues, LAMP Ministry’s Pastor/pilot, Dennis Ouellette, was able to fit in extended visits in the vast and remote area he serves.  Relationships are crucial in order to carry out this ministry. Hence,  Pastor Dennis stays overnight to allow… Read more »

The Great Absolution: Father Forgive Them (Luke 23:34)

Our Lord’s first words from the cross are universally and foundationally meaningful. As his accusers and tormentors accomplished their goal by giving Him the appointment with death through the torturous Roman cross, the Savior called out the intercessory absolution, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” We here emphasize the first words,… Read more »

Calls and Vacancies – Updated November 20, 2019

CONGREGATIONS CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL CROSS PLAINS, St. Paul (Dewberry) – served by Rev. Benjamin Lorenz DeMOTTE, Faith – served by Rev. Karl Frincke DILLSBORO, St. John (Farmers Retreat) – served by Rev. Donald Olson Jr. ELLETTSVILLE, Trinity – served by Rev. Alan Scott EVANSVILLE, Trinity – FORT WAYNE, Bethlehem – GARRETT, Zion… Read more »