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LWML District Scholarships Available

The Indiana District LWML has a number of $500 scholarships available to students who are pursuing a church worker degree. If you (or someone you know) is studying to a teacher, pastor, deaconess or DCE in the Fall of 2022, you are eligible to apply for this...

Purdue Lutheran Men’s Scholarship

Beta Sigma Psi is a Lutheran fraternity that strives to aid young Christian gentlemen with their spiritual, scholastic, and social aspirations. Beta Sigma Psi annually offers the Christian Leadership Award to a Purdue bound, Lutheran gentleman. The winner of the...

The Holy Trinity and the Prophesied Christ

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor.  ~   (Luke 4:18) (This article is # 3 in a series on the Trinity) Frequently the long awaited Christ would speak in Old Testament prophecies by using the first person (“I”...

Calls and Vacancies – Updated January 19, 2022

CONGREGATIONS/RSOs CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL (SR or SOLE): AVON, Our Shepherd (Senior) - called Rev. Matt Douglas - ACCEPTED; Installation 02-06 BREMEN, St. Paul's (Senior) - CROWN POINT, Trinity (Senior) EVANSVILLE, Our Saviour - called Rev. Aaron Yaeger...

Calls and Vacancies – Updated January 12, 2022

CONGREGATIONS/RSOs CALLING OR GETTING READY TO CALL (SR or SOLE): AVON, Our Shepherd (Senior) - called Rev. Matt Douglas - ACCEPTED; Installation 02-06 BREMEN, St. Paul's (Senior) - CROWN POINT, Trinity (Senior) EVANSVILLE, Our Saviour - called Rev. Aaron Yaeger...

2022 Kaleidoscope Grants Open

Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) is always looking for opportunities to support the Church in fulfilling its mission of sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ, which is why in 2016, we established the Kaleidoscope Fund. In the last six years, over $3 million in...

Indianapolis March for Life 2022

Jesus loves children of all ages. He welcomes them to Himself, blesses them, and gives them, by His Word and Spirit, entrance into His Kingdom. As His beloved Bride, Christ’s Church also loves children; little ones for whom He shed His precious Blood. She stands with...

The Holy Trinity and Confessing Christ

Therefore I want you to understand that no one speaking in the Spirit of God ever says “Jesus is accursed!” and no one can say “Jesus is Lord” except in the Holy Spirit. (1 Corinthians 12:3) (This article is # 2 in a series on the Trinity) No small thing happens when...

The Holy Trinity and Christ’s Baptism

…and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form, like a dove; and a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.. (Luke 3:22) In worship and in various church rites the Name of the Holy Trinity is repeatedly invoked. Thus as we...

Blessings and Thank You, Times Two!

On December 31, two of the friendly faces from the Indiana District office staff retired. We give thanks for the accumulated 73 years of service of Jan Koenig and Nancy Losher. These two ladies faithfully served the people and congregations of the district and saw...