COVID-19 Templates and Resources for Principals

The following templates are drafted in Word so you can customize, edit and omit as you compose letters to communicate different tiered responses to the presence of COVID-19 in your school. Tier 1 Contends with communication about cases for isolated students who have COVID-19 Tier 2 address the matter of quarantine for exposed students Tier… Read more »

He Must

From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised.(Matthew 16:21) There was no option.  It was absolutely necessary.  He had to do it.  This is what Jesus… Read more »

Trinity Lutheran High School – 20 Years Celebration!

Trinity Lutheran Highschool in Seymour, IN will be celebrating it’s 20th Anniversary on Trinity’s Campus on September 26th starting at 3 PM. There will be food booths, alumni games, bonfire, tailgate, games etc. The celebration is open to the public.

Ministry Moment Video Series to Help You Strengthen & Grow

LCEF has created a series of short videos providing encouragement specifically to help strengthen and grown ministries – and help your ministries move forward.  The first video in this series provides ideas on How to Lead out of a Crisis. There are many videos available in this series. These short videos run in the 3-5… Read more »

Free Faith-Based Resources Available on the Topic of Mental Wellness

The Lutheran Foundation has assembled a variety of materials specifically with church workers in mind, including Worship and Bible study materials, youth leader resources, church worker self-care resources, and links to a variety of national organizations that offer specialized resources for providing mental health support. These are accessible under the “Faith Resources—Church Resources” tab. Here… Read more »

The Foundational Creed

You are the Christ, the Son of the living God. (Matthew 16:16) A creed is a confession of what a person believes, and it may be derived from any number of sources.  Creeds are drawn from public opinion, dreams, science, life experiences, etc.  Everyone has creeds.  When people say, “I don’t believe in creeds,” they… Read more »

A Video Look Inside the Indiana District Office

Are you curious about your Indiana District Office? What exactly is it? Who works there? Why do our churches support the District office, and how does the District office support our churches? Take a look at this video to learn more about your Indiana District and how they serve in the stewardship of Christ's gifts.... Read more »

Opportunity to Support Haiti through Ministry in Mission

Ministry in Mission is a Recognized Service Organization of The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. They have been providing humanitarian & religious support to Haiti since 2006. There are many opportunities for congregations and / or individuals to support this international ministry. Right now, Ministry in Mission is hearing devastating news of extreme hunger in Haiti…. Read more »

Celebrating Recent Installations throughout Indiana

Promise, Fort Wayne, Receives Associate Pastor Scott R. Hedtke, a 2020 graduate of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, was ordained and installed as associate pastor at Promise Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne on June 14 by President Daniel J. Brege. Participating in the ordination were (from left): Front Row, Rev. Henry Graf, Rev. Bill Johnson, Rev…. Read more »