IN-KY Lutheran Schools

Two Early Childhood Resources: Code of Ethics and Evangelism

The Indiana Early Childhood Cabinet have recently created two new documents as a resource for schools & teachers: Evangelism Ideas to Reach out to Early Childhood Families Code of Ethics & Covenant Agreement for Early Childhood Educators They are posted on our website under Early Childhood along with other resources for teachers & directors. If… Read more »

Background Screening for Employees and Volunteers

   As the school year approaches, your organization may be preparing to work more closely with youth. This likely includes organizing staff and volunteers to teach or supervise minors. Do you follow these background screening best practices? Background screen all new workers who will be interacting with youth Re-screen workers on an annual basis to… Read more »

Do you know a student attending Indiana University-Bloomington this academic year?

Pastors, teachers, and lay leaders,  Do you know a student attending Indiana University-Bloomington this academic year?   University Lutheran Church, pastored by Rev. Rich Woelmer, asks for your help.  U-Lu’s back–to-school event —  worship, picnic and open house — is Sunday, August 19.     Worship is at 10:30; picnic follows in the courtyard at 11:30.  Start the… Read more »

Resources for Schools – Chapel Talks and National Lutheran School Week

We are pleased to announce that BOTH the 2018-2019 Chapel Talks and National Lutheran Schools Week (NLSW) materials have been released and are available for schools to access and use in their planning for the upcoming school year! Following the theme of “Real. Present. God.”, both resources draw upon the fact that Jesus is Real,… Read more »

Indiana School Safety Specialist offer Training to Lutheran Schools

I will be presenting the latest version of the Indiana State Police “Unarmed Response to an Active Shooter Event” program (URASE)  in two sessions of the Fall Advanced Training conducted by the ISSSA (Indiana Dept. of Ed).  Several versions of the URASE program will be posted in the next few days on the ISP website…. Read more »

All NEW Curriculum for Disability Ministries

Building on the Rock Downloadable Bible lessons written for all ages on several major Christian topics. Materials written at a 3-4 reading level for concrete understanding. Ideal for disability ministries, small group ministries, classrooms, confirmation classes, families and new Christians. Each unit comes with a set of pre-printed Communications Cards (mailed separately).  All units can… Read more »

Lead A Child Chapel Talks

Lead A Child wants to share their chapel talks with the Lutheran Schools in Indiana.  Feel free to download! 2018-2019 LAC Chapel Programs Also – Lead A Child is planning upcoming teacher training trips – they are looking for a few educators who might want to use their gifts and experience to train our international educators… Read more »

Email from President May

It has come to our attention that someone is using Dan May’s name and sending out emails requesting a response.  He would NEVER make the request like those made in the emails. Please be sure to look closely at the email address from which  it comes. It is not a legitimate address from this office…. Read more »

Campus Ministry at Manchester University, North Manchester, IN

Do you have a child, grandchild, relative, or friend who will be attending Manchester University in North Manchester, Indiana this fall?  If so, please encourage him/her to attend Lutheran Bible study on campus each Monday at 7:30 p.m. in Petersime Chapel during the academic year.  Deaconess Carole Terkula from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Columbia… Read more »

Discovery Education Streaming for Schools

The LCMS School Ministry Office is pleased to announce that we will again be working with Discovery Education Streaming to provide a deeply discounted rate for our Lutheran Schools!  Please submit the form at the link below no later than Monday, August 27th if you would like to subscribe for the coming year.  Once you… Read more »