IN-KY Lutheran Schools

Commissioned Worker Updates

Just a reminder that all commissioned workers should review their data on the Synod’s database.   To review or update your data, go to   This data creates your CMIF, Commissioned Minister Information Form.   Congregations and school seeking workers obtain permission to search the Synod’s database and view worker CMIFs.   For your CMIF to be in… Read more »

LCEF 4% Loans are Half Invested

To meet future loan demand and help support growing ministry opportunities, LCEF needs to raise an additional $100 million. Which is why they invite you to a special, limited-time investment opportunity: the 40-month 40th anniversary note at 4%. It is a limited time opportunity and the loans are 48 percent invested. If you want to… Read more »

Middle School & High School Teachers – FREE PD!!

Are you interested in learning more about using lockbox activities in your science classroom?  Join us at Purdue on Friday, February 15 from 9am to 4pm for a full day of professional development about designing lockbox activities.  Participants will see how Purdue University College of Science K-12 Outreach has been using lockbox activities this school… Read more »

Indiana Text Book Carvans – Reading!

The regional education service centers are hosting these and you should register your attendance with the Region where you plan to attend.  Those links are listed below. Here are the dates and locations for the 2019 Reading Caravan January 22  Carmel, 502 Event Center January 23  Lafayette, Marriott January 24  Merrillville, Avalon Manor January 29… Read more »

Want to Share a Bus to Travel to the National Youth Gathering?

Churches sending youth to the National Youth Gathering in July 2019 interested in joining other churches in renting a bus – please contact DCE Sarah Shadday at by November 30th with their church’s name/city, leader’s name, and how many people would need to go on the bus. Sarah Shadday & Cheryl LaBelle are the… Read more »

Commissioned Calls – Week of November 5, 2018

Pending: Dr. Patricia Cotton, DPM Holy Cross, Fort Wayne IN has received a divine call to Frist Trinity, Tonawanda NY Accepted: Stacey Fauion, teacher Calvary Lutheran, Indianapolis IN has completed colloquy and accepted a divine call to Calvary, Indianapolis.  She will be commissioned & installed on Sunday, November 18th at Calvary.

IN District Curriculum Conversation Update

Grade 2 Curriculum Conversation (originally scheduled for this past Friday, November 2nd) has been rescheduled for this coming Friday, November 9th.  Grade 2 will join up with Grade 1 teachers (at Immanuel Lutheran, Valparaiso) for a day of sharing best practices and ideas and building community! Early Childhood/Kindergarten Curriculum Conversation day is just around the… Read more »

LEA National Administrators Conference 2019

The conference theme is Salt & Light, based on Matthew 5:13-14: “You are the world’s seasoning, to make it tolerable. If you lose your flavor, what will happen to the world?” The 2019 LEA National Administrators Conference assumes that Lutheran schools need to continue educating new generations for their role in both of the Two… Read more »

Indiana District 2018 Teacher of the Year – Tracie Douglas

Tracie Douglas was named the Teacher of the Year following the Lutheran Worship Service held on October 29 at the INPEC Teachers Conference in Indianapolis.  Tracie is the Prekindergarten teacher & Early Childhood Lead Teacher at Our Shepherd Lutheran School, Avon IN. Tracie is a continual learner.  She proactively seeks out professional development opportunities and… Read more »