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Pray, Praise and Give Thanks: Jesus Teaches Us to Pray Ah, summertime! What could be more fun than going to the county fair? From riding the Ferris wheel to participating in pie-eating contests, there’s so much to do, see, and learn. With a fun county fair theme intertwined into each lesson, Pray, Praise & Give… Read more »

Lassie Evangelism

How many of you remember watching “Lassie” on television in the 1960s? It was one of my favorite shows as a little boy. Lassie always showed up at the right time to rescue someone who was in trouble. Just as the dog Lassie was instrumental in saving people needing help, we can use the acronym… Read more »

Tax Season & Saver’s Credit

If you’re saving for retirement, get credit for it! The Saver’s Credit is designed to provide additional federal income tax incentives for qualifying individuals with low or moderate incomes. The purpose of the credit is to encourage retirement savings. Read more about this credit on the Concordia Plan Services blog. 

Are we there yet?

We have heard it many times on family trips! This Sunday is Palm/Passion Sunday.  Jesus arrives in Jerusalem on time to do the will of the Father for you and me. “As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them ‘Go to the village… Read more »

Meeting Students Needs through Enrichment Room

Triston Richards, a fourth grader at Lutheran South Unity School (LSUS), Fort Wayne, loves bugs, animals and science. His mom, Debbie, couldn’t believe his ability to identify dinosaurs at a young age. In spite of his interest in science, however, school hasn’t always been easy for Triston. During kindergarten and first grade, his teachers noticed… Read more »

Christian Instruction, the Value and Importance

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. The Lord Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress” (Psalm 46:1 & 10). We can teach our students with confidence because we know who we belong to and who has claimed us. Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, has redeemed… Read more »

Welcome to the Newsletters of the Indiana District

With the launch of our new website, we have also reformatted our newsletters that go out to the family and friends of the Indiana District. Today, you are receiving the Indiana Lay Leadership, our most popular e-newsletter. It provides resources, news, and events for everyone in the District.  This replaces the InDistNews and will be sent out… Read more »

What is really needed for Lent?

Ask David:  Open my lips, Lord, and my mouth will declare your praise. You do not delight in sacrifice, or I would bring it; you do not take pleasure in burnt offerings. My sacrifice, O God, is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart you, God, will not despise.  Ps. 51:15-17

2016 National Youth Gathering

The National LCMS 2016 Youth Gathering will be held on Saturday, July 16 – Wednesday, July 20 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The theme for this year is “In Christ Alone The Indiana District has tips on getting ready to go!  District T Shirts are available, order now!  Plan to attend the District Event on Tuesday, July 19th.  Click… Read more »

Campus Ministries Carry on Faith Traditions

Christian education plays a vital role in our life together in Christ and includes everything from early-childhood education programs and Sunday school activities to our Christian schools. But Christian education doesn’t stop when youth graduate from high school. In fact, for some it is just beginning, thanks to our campus outreach ministries across the district. Bible studies, worship services and mission trips—even free English lessons—are just part of our outreach to college and… Read more »