Indiana Lay Leadership

10th Annual Christmas Concert at St Paul, Columbus IN

Dear  Music Friends, You and your family/friends are cordially invited to attend the Tenth Annual St. Paul Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 16, 2018, at 7:00 PM. Presented by the Second Presbyterian Church Beecher Singers & Orchestra, Dr. Michelle Louer will be conductor. Organist Dr. John Allegar will play seasonal favorites and lead audience carol… 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 »

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 Concordia.Rice@gmail.com 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 »

Executive for Finance Position Opening

The Indiana District Executive for Finance, Ron Bleke, has announced his retirement effective February of 2019.  The District has been blessed tremendously by Ron’s faithful service.  A committee has been formed and has begun the search process to identify his successor.  The Executive for Finance position reports to the President of the District and it… Read more »

LCEF 40 Month Note Update & Availability

LCEF continues to offer their 40 month note at 4% interest. As of October 30, LCEF is at 36% of their of 1 million dollars investments goal. Here are a few statistics from LCEF. Remember that your investment with LCEF helps support other churches! Want to learn more about this investment opportunity? Have questions about… Read more »

Supporting the Lutheran Seminary in Siberia

Rev. Dr. Alan Ludwig, an LCMS missionary, has just retired from full-time service at The Lutheran Theological Seminary in Novosibirsk (Siberia). He shares the following letter along with the need to raise funds for the Lutheran Seminary in Russia.  Dear Christian friends, I plan to be involved with the ongoing financial support of the seminary. For… Read more »

Three Grants Available from the Indiana District

Did you know there are currently three grants available from the Indiana District for churches and church workers? The New Church Worker Grant is available for ordained and commissioned workers who were members of an Indiana District congregation while attending a synodical university and are now called to a congregation, school or RSO of the… Read more »

Jail Ministry within the Indiana District

Did you know the Indiana District has an active and ongoing jail ministry in Whitley County? Hear Deaconess Carole Terkula (St. John’s Lutheran Church, Columbia City), Rev. David Mommens (St. John’s Lutheran Church, Columbia City) and Rev. Philip Rittner II (Zion Lutheran Church, Columbia City) speak in their own words about the jail ministry they… Read more »

Hispanic Ministry Video for the New Mission in Indy

Pastor Sam Ruiz is leading a new mission to the Latinos in the Indianapolis area. They have been worshipping on the West side and now are beginning to worship on the East side as well. Learn more about this exciting ministry of Iglesia Luterana La Trinidad in this short video clip. To learn more about… Read more »