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Free Safety Resources and Information Library

Effective January 1st, 2019, Church Mutual is no longer sending “Tidbit” articles on specific topics. Instead, we invite you and your member churches, schools, and camps to view and utilize the wide array of safety resources and information available on our website – free of charge! These include: • Risk Reporter Publications – A risk-focused… Read more »

We Lift Up in Prayer – Week of January 28, 2019

Give glory to God for Lutheran Schools where the good news of Jesus is shared every day with children.   In the Indiana District we have 3 Lutheran high schools, 45 elementary schools and 54 early childhood centers with a total enrollment of 12,030 students!  18.5%, over 2000 of those students, have no church home.   We… Read more »

Commissioned Calls – Week of January 28, 2019

Calls Pending: Matt Johnston, DPM has completed colloquy and been issued a divine call to Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne IN where he is currently serving Eric Frisco, principal/teacher at Immanuel, Alpena MI has been issued a divine call to Redeemer Lutheran, Kokomo IN to serve as principal Announcement: Scott Schumacher, principal of St…. Read more »

Three Questions about Communication

Question 1: What do the Erie Canal, the Wittenberg door, the Pony Express, and the original Wireless (not Bluetooth) have in common?  A few hints: The Erie Canal not only transported goods; the flow of ideas along this channel catalyzed sentiments for the abolitionist movement throughout New England and to the expanding West Martin Luther’s… Read more »

Summer Music Workshop–Special Offer for LCMS Musicians & Teachers

Redeemer Lutheran Church in Elmhurst, Illinois is excited to offer a summer music workshop for teachers that will help teach music literacy to children in 2nd grade and up. This will be offered July 8-11 from 9:00-3:00. We are thrilled to announce that we are offering the entire 4 day workshop for only $200 to… 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 »

We Lift Up in Prayer – Week of January 21, 2019

For the family of Lynn Stegmann, Lutheran SGO, whose mother-in-law, entered her eternal home this past week For Janice Hieber  retired teacher from St. Peter’s Lutheran School, Ft Wayne, dealing with cancer and undergoing chemo For guidance for the Early Childhood Cabinet as they meet to plan the next early childhood conference For Phil Sagissor,… Read more »

Commissioned Call – Week of January 21, 2019

Calls Declined: Scott Schumacher has declined a divine Call to serve as the Executive Director at Christ Community Lutheran School in St. Louis, MO Please keep the Indiana District informed of any calls issued or received so we may join in prayers for a God pleasing decision.

Indiana District Curriculum Initiative Invitation from Dr. Kevin Brockberg

 TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SOCIAL STUDIES…“should be meaningful, integrative, value-based, challenging, and active. These qualities of powerful social studies learning are foundational to the development of children’s knowledge, skills, and dispositions as participating citizens in a global society.”  (NCSS, 2008) Thus begins the powerful and purposeful platform for instruction advocated by the National Council for the… Read more »