IN-KY Lutheran Schools

New Sharing Christ through Education Video Available to View

Summer at the Indiana District:  Whoosh! Perhaps your summer might be characterized by the playful poem, Here Comes, by Shel Silverstein: Here comes summer, here comes summer, chirping robin, budding rose. Here comes summer, here comes summer, gentle showers, summer clothes. Here comes summer, here comes summer—Whoosh—school—there it goes! In truth, I inserted “school” in... Read more »

Lutherans for Life National Essay Contest from Our Shepherd, Avon IN

The seventh and eighth-grade students at Our Shepherd Lutheran School participated in the Lutherans for Life essay contest in the spring. Eighth graders Matt Abernathy and Amber Stutz placed 1st and 2nd in the state, respectively. Matt’s essay was then entered into the national competition, and he won 1st place! We congratulate Matt for his… Read more »

Fall 2019 Symposium at Lutheran Child and Family Services

Lutheran Child & Family Services are pleased to host Dr. Joel Oesch from Concordia University – Irvine CA to speak on October 29th at 9am in the Lutherwood Chapel, 1525 N. Ritter Ave Indianapolis, IN 46219. His presentation is Christian Life and Theology in the Digital Frontier. Here is a brief summary to get you… Read more »

Youth Events 2019

The Jr High Youth Rally information has been sent and is posted on our website!   The theme is Escape based on 1 Corinthians 10:13.   This is an opportunity for students in grades 6-8 to meet other Christian youth and be built up in Christ!   Registration Deadline is August 31 for the best price!   South Rally… Read more »

Jr High Youth Rally – Registration Open

We are pleased to announce and invite your 6th – 8th grade youth to “Escape” the Junior High Rally for 2019. This year’s theme is based on 1 Corinthians 10:13 and its message of God’s love and faithfulness as He provides our way out from sin and its effects through the cross of Jesus Christ. … Read more »

Reminder to Review your LCMS Church Worker Information Annually

This is a friendly reminder that the time of year has come to log into the church worker update site at to review and update your information for the LCMS Locator and the next edition of The Lutheran Annual. The church worker update site is also where you update your Commissioned Minister Information Form… Read more »

Chroncis Absenteeism Resources

Some students miss too much school.  What can the principal do?   The Indiana Department of Education has a site devoted to help schools decrease absenteeism at their school.   Check out the resources found at   

Literacy Vocabulary Lists & a Newsletter- Resources for Teachers

The Indiana Deptarmtment of Education published these lists and you may find it helpful for your classroom. Elementary  (grade K-5) and Secondary (grades 6-12) Literacy Vocabulary Lists are available in the Literacy Framework found here. These lists are sorted by grade level and feature all vocabulary words found in the Literacy Framework. Educators should be… Read more »

TEC21 Still Time to Sign Up!

JUST A FEW SEATS LEFT. The TEC21 Workshop Program has extended a final invitation to schools to fill the few remaining seats for the coming school year. Your DEE is assured TEC21 will enroll teachers as long as there is room and all the way up to the first workshop in September. The TEC21 Facilitators… Read more »